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 […]

MRG is Grateful for Your Help

2017 has been a very productive year at Mianus River Gorge. Supported by generous donors like you, we have been able to continue our work to preserve and protect the land that comprises the watershed surrounding the Mianus River. MRG recently completed two important restoration projects funded by Westchester Community Foundation, Land Trust Alliance, Patagonia, […]

Bear Event January 10

Wednesday, January 10, 7pm, Lecture: Bears in Your Backyard with Mianus River Gorge’s Preserve Manager Budd Veverka at the Katonah Village Library. Join Bedford Audubon for an in-depth look at a potential new arrival to backyards around our region, black bears. Budd’s long-time study of the species and first-hand experience along with his outgoing and […]

Accredited Land Trust

Accredited land trusts demonstrate adherence to the highest national standards for sound finances, ethical conduct, responsible governance, and lasting stewardship, which make an accredited land trust a sound investment. Accredited land trusts are high-impact organizations and, over a five year period, show the following achievements as compared to eligible land trusts that are not yet […]

Winter Walk at Twin Lakes

Winter Walk at Twin Lakes Sunday, December 3, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. On the final 2017 walk of our series exploring properties not normally open to the public, we will explore the Twin Lakes management unit of MRG, a small hilltop Preserve overlooking one of the twin lakes with distant views to the […]

The Bedford 25 of 2017

Congratulations to MRG Executive Director Rod Christie for being named one of the “Most Dedicated, Most Creative, Most Influential” neighbors in Bedford. “The Bedford 25 of 2017” celebrates people whose contributions to the community make Bedford a very special place. Rod’s work at Mianus River Gorge helps ensure our natural resources are protected and conserved […]

Tree ID

Saturday, October 7, was a gorgeous day in the Gorge to learn about trees. MRG Preserve Manager & Staff Biologist Budd Veverka shared his wealth of knowledge with 35 tree enthusiasts during a “Tree ID” walk. We looked at leaves, bark, and the fruit of more than 20 different species of trees and shrubs, from […]

2017 Wildlife Tech Application is up!

The Mianus River Gorge is currently accepting applications from the Class of 2020 for our Wildlife Technician Program (WTP). The WTP provides an opportunity for high school students to design, implement, and evaluate multi-year studies in the field of ecology within the framework of the Science Research in the High School curriculum. The WTP is part […]

Hidden Habitats of the Mianus Greenway

Nearly 30 people joined MRG Executive Director Rod Christie for “Hidden Habitats of the Mianus Greenway” walk on a recent blustery Saturday morning. Starting at the base of the Bargh Reservoir, open to us with special permission, Rod explained the history and process by which over 130,000 people benefit from MRG’s stewardship of the Mianus […]