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it is a habitat in which you and native 
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Latest News 

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 »

Summer College Interns and Student Volunteers Re-Open Section of Carolins Grove Trail

Admin : July 20, 2015 10:15 am : News blog
During the week of July 13th, several days were spent by PRLC’s student volunteers and college interns reopening the white trail at Carolins Grove after severe storm damage made it impassable with several large, toppled hemlocks crisscrossing the trail and spanning an entire hillside.  Using this trail permits hikers a beautiful, short and easy loop . . . more »

Beautiful Spring Day at the Armstrong Open House

Admin : June 17, 2015 6:21 pm : News blog
With Pound Ridge PRIDE Day in full swing downtown, several families came to the other end of town to join PRLC board members and our college summer intern, for a tour of the PRLC’s Armstrong’s working backyard landscape on a beautiful, Sunday afternoon, June 6th. The spring garden gave up over 150 strawberries that day . . . more »

Fabulous Plein Air Charcoal Workshop Taught in the Armstrong Preserve’s Meadow

Admin : June 13, 2015 6:14 pm : News blog
On May 2nd, eight art workshop participants were treated to a fabulous plein air charcoal session taught by well-known, local artist Kendall Klingbeil who has a studio and teaching space in Scotts Corners. This 2nd annual workshop set up in the Armstrong Preserve’s meadow to capture the structures and shapes of several multi-trunked trees, stone . . . more »

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