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A healthy yard is not merely a lawn, 
it is a habitat in which you and native 
wildlife coexist in harmony. 
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Latest News 

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, an . . . more »

Pleasantville Honor Society Students Help with Early Spring Clean-Up

Admin : April 14, 2015 8:31 pm : News blog
For a second year, students from Pleasantville High School Honor Society lent a hand. Earlier this spring, with snow still on the ground, students joined Krista to earn community volunteer credit by helping with our spring clean-up of Armstrong’s working backyard landscape. They were treated to fresh eggs from Armstrong’s chickens and a taste of . . . more »

Tracking in the Halle Ravine Winter Wonderland

Admin : April 8, 2015 7:50 pm : News blog
A dozen hardy souls joined PRLC’s Guided Hike in Search of Winter Wildlife at the Halle Ravine on the morning of February 28, and were duly rewarded for their efforts to bundle up early and explore this beautiful nature preserve. Hikers including our Land Steward & Educator, Krista Munger, had packed a narrow foot path . . . more »

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