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Latest News

Shall We Go On A Mushroom Hunt?

Krista Munger : October 18, 2016 9:35 am : Living Lighter on the Land, News blog
Mycophile or mycophobe?  Most people fall into one of these two categories, being either mushroom-loving or mushroom-fearing.  European and Asian cultures are generally mycophilic, passing on knowledge of favorite edibles and medicinals, along with hunting grounds for finding them, from generation to generation.  Americans tend to mushroom-phobic, being more concerned with the potential for toxicity, . . . more »

Halle Ravine Volunteer Projects

Krista Munger : October 10, 2016 11:24 am : News blog, Uncategorized
 A dozen community members assisted in native plant restoration at Halle Ravine at our most recent Volunteer Work Session on October 1.  A lively group of students, neighbors, town officials, and PRLC board members spent the morning working on and off trails in the north end of the Preserve and along the steep bank of the . . . more »

Please help us keep dogs on our preserves

Krista Munger : October 1, 2016 12:00 pm : News blog
Please help us keep dogs on our preserves – leash your dog! The Pound Ridge Land Conservancy is committed to allowing dogs on our preserves, but we need you to keep your dog on a leash.      We have had some incidents that could have been prevented if the dogs had been leashed.  In . . . more »

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