Events

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm

EVERYONE WELCOME – to the Old Croton Aquaduct Trail
Participate in the creation of a pollinator garden and learn from an expert on how to build one at home. Remove non-native invasive plants (lop, pull & dig them up) and clean up litter.

Contact us with questions by e-mail at irvingtongptf@gmail.com.

Meeting location: Ventilator tower on the Old Croton Aqueduct near the municipal parking lot just south of Main Street in Irvington, NY

Parking: MSS parking lot and on Main Street

Work area: On the trail between the ventilator tower and West Clinton Ave.

Perks: Helping protect biodiversity by building a pollinator garden and by removing non-native invasive plants; freeing trees of invasive vines so that they can breathe and keep doing the critical work of capturing carbon dioxide; getting some fresh air!

Bring: Reusable gloves, shovels, loppers, or clippers if possible (a limited amount will be available if you cannot bring). Wear long pants and a long sleeve shirt.

Past Event Announcements

Deer Survey

The Village of Irvington and the Irvington Woods Committee are running a deer impact survey and would like your input.

Please complete this short survey by February 5th.
Thank you for participating.

An eco-festival of local solutions!

Presented in partnership with the O'Hara Nature Center and the Irvington Recreation and Parks Department, EarthIrvington is a two-day environmental festival featuring musical performances, film screenings and forums, sustainable eats, and outdoor activities for the whole family. This celebration of nature asks our community to think globally and act locally in order to protect the environment.

The fun begins on Friday, October 1 with locavore fare from nearby eateries and an open-air screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017) from Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain (who also narrates) following a Q&A with the documentary’s director, Nari Kye, alongside a panel of leaders from Westchester County organizations whose missions reflect a commitment to sustainability.

The festivities continue on Saturday, October 2 with guided tours of the Nature Center’s 400+ acres of forested trails, “Ask the Expert” tables, hands-on workshops, and a righteously irreverent performance from Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir, a storied group of self-identified urban activists who use theater of protest, spectacle, and song to fight for climate justice. Explore the full lineup below!

This festival will be held outdoors at the O’Hara Nature Center in Irvington on October 1 and 2. Rain date is October 3. On-site parking is available, and carpooling is encouraged. Questions about accessibility at this event? Email boxoffice@irvingtonny.gov.

April 24 2021: Great Saw Mill River Cleanup

May 11: Rivertowns Pollinator Pathway Living Classroom