A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

Spring Wings!

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Planting for Life Across the Garden

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. We read with interest Doug Tallamy’s Op-Ed piece in today’s New York Times—“A Chickadee’s Guide to Gardening.” It made for a lively discussion among our gardeners over lunch today in our “Potting…

Wave Hill Birding: Summer Memories

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Birds and Bugs!

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Science and learning specialist Gabriel Willow is an urban ecologist and tour guide for NYC Audubon, and leads regular Sunday morning bird walks at Wave Hill. He shares here the walk he led on July 14, 2013. Today’s walk was…

Forest Project Summer Collaborative XXX: Week 2

This post from the second week of the internship is the collective report of the Forest Project Summer Collaborative’s newly formed “Social Media Team”. Irene, Yuna and Yura are high school 11th graders; Camilla and Erica are 10th graders. The…

Manny the Monarch Heads South

Daniel Trudeau is a Wave Hill Environmental Educator. Each fall, millions of Monarch butterflies—the entire North American population—migrate from the United States and Canada south to wintering grounds in central Mexico. This year, a Wave Hill resident is taking part…