Volunteer Trail Crew

MRG is grateful to the volunteers who came out for our most recent Volunteer Work Day. Preserve Steward Veronica Leeds wants to keep the energy going and invites you to join the MRG Trail Crew! The Trail Crew gets together once a month to do what it takes to keep the Gorge’s hiking trails in […]

Opening Day Delayed

What a long winter it’s been! We’re still working hard to clear the trails of debris from the most recent Nor’easter. Not only that, there is a lot of snow in the woods that hasn’t yet melted. We’ll give the trails another week to dry out a little bit and plan to welcome you on […]

CUNY TV Science & U

CUNY TV Science & U! Season 7/Episode 5: January 2018 “There are a few New York City residents that didn’t come by plane, train, or automobile, they just walked here. Carol Anne Riddell discovers coyotes living in the city and what biologists have been able to learn from their DNA.” Chris Nagy, Ph.D., is featured in […]

What We’re Working on this Winter …

What We’re Working on this Winter … Executive Director Rod Christie is always thinking about land conservation and protection in and around the Mianus River Watershed. This winter, two conservation easements added nine more acres to the land we protect and another 14 acres will be added in February through donations and acquisitions. Rod continues […]

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Red Trail is closed at Point D

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Red Trail is closed at Point D. As it has for many years, the trail beyond Point D crosses over private property for about 350 yards before continuing back on to Mianus River Gorge Preserve land. Unfortunately, the property owner has decided to suspend this privilege necessitating closure […]

All Cleaned Up

Thanks to community volunteers, MRG’s College Internship in Suburban Ecology (CISE) and Wildlife Technician Program (WTP) students, staff, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Tim Evnin for getting wet and muddy at the Mianus River Clean-Up on Saturday, July 22! Saturday turned out to be the perfect day for hauling discarded tires, bottles, and […]

Song Birds in Gorge Reward Bird Watchers

Bird Walk in MRG On Sunday, a group of 24 enthusiastic bird watchers joined MRG’s Preserve Manager, Budd Veverka, and Bedford Audubon’s Tait Johansson on an early morning walk through the Gorge. Starting out in a private landowner’s meadow before heading into the forest, the group listened for bird calls that were impressively identified by […]

LTA Accreditation

In August 2010, the Mianus River Gorge Preserve was awarded Land Trust Accreditation Status by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission of the Land Trust Alliance. This distinction signifies that the Gorge met national quality standards in nonprofit management and land conservation and that the Gorge has systems in place to keep its promise of permanent […]