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Latest News

Armstrong’s Vernal Pool Walkway Gains Ground

Admin : November 5, 2015 6:17 pm : News blog
This month, visitors to the vernal pool outdoor classroom at the Armstrong Preserve and Education Center, were excited to witness newly planted native shrubs and young trees, many protected by several fenced exclosures, along with beginning design, layout and construction of a viewing walkway through this vibrant habitat. Oversight by PR Wetlands Commission and Building . . . more »

New Bog Bridges at the Clark Preserve and ‘Yin & Yang’ Benches at the Armstrong Meadow

Admin : August 20, 2015 6:09 pm : News blog
Early morning on Saturday, August 1st, a group of volunteers, PRLC staff and board members installed one hundred and forty feet of 3 board-wide bog bridge over a large area of wetlands and low-lying woodlands, adjacent to the 5-acre Clark meadow. Teams of two carried slabbed locust and cedar cross- ties locally culled from downed . . . more »

Clearing the Invasive Mile-a-Minute Vine from the Armstrong Vernal Pool

Admin : July 23, 2015 11:08 am : News blog
The afternoon of July 15th, five volunteers joined PRLC’s Land Steward, Krista Munger, in undertaking a mass pulling of the invasive mile-a-minute weed at the vernal pool at the Armstrong Preserve. Volunteers ranged from a rising junior at Fox Lane High School, Luke Lyons, to Gail Jankus, Pound Ridge Conservation Board Chair. Also lending a . . . more »

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