A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

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…

Birding on a Balmy, Almost-spring Morning

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior once a month on an early Sunday morning. He comments here on the walk he led on March 9. It was a lovely walk!  I led…

A Storybook Cardinal Tree!

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Visual artist Ilse Murdock is the Manager of Wave Hill’s Family Art Project, a free, drop-in program that for more than 20 years has helped connect families with both art and nature.  If you visited Wave Hill’s Family Art Project…

This Week in the Gardens: An Oasis on the Great Lawn (Jul 26)

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Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Wave Hill’s Public Programs, turns her attention to the Pergola, which frames a spectacular view of the Hudson River and Palisades.  This week, we wandered over to the Pergola where lush and colorful plants seem…

Safe Landing!

Anne Hunter,  Wave Hill’s Forest Project Manager, provided this post. The Forest Project Summer Collaborative is a paid ecological-restoration internship for teens. This week, the fabulous arborists from Riverdale Tree Service who maintain our magnificent tree collection—Gerry and Sal—rescued five, two-month-old baby…