News and Events

EMMA Interships

Internship Highlights

Take a look at some of the amazing work done by our past interns!

Citizen Science Opportunities

Looking to help protect your favorite green spaces? Lots of EMMA preserves offer volunteer opportunities. Learn how to become a citizen scientist.

EMMA Members

New Members Welcome

EMMA has begun the process of reviewing new prospective members. If your organization is interested in EMMA membership, fill out the survey linked here.

Here you can find news and events put on by EMMA and its member organizations.

Upcoming Events

Past Events


Jul 17- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Jul 15- Mianus: Volunteer Work Day

Jul 14- Cary IES: Forest Invaders: Learn about the tiny invaders killing our trees in a guided walk by Gary Lovett. 

Jul 14- Mianus: Invasives ID Walk

Jul 12- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: Remote Sensing of White Spruce Phenology

Jul 10- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Jul 7- Mohonk: Early Morning Bird Walk

Jul 7- Teatown: Butterfly Count

Jul 7- Teatown: Summer Saturday Adventures: Life in Teatown Lake

Jul 5- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: Prioritising Invasive Specie Management in the Region

Jun 30- Huyck: Birding Hike

Jun 29- Vassar: Tree Identification Walk

Jun 29- Cary IES: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity 

Jun 25- Vassar: iMap Invasives Training

Jun 16- Mianus: Trail Crew

Jun 14- Cary IES: Ticked Off: Panel discussion on Lyme & other tick-borne diseases

Jun 10- Cary IES: Birding at Cary

Jun 9- Teatown: Family Nature Adventures: Creepy Crawly Hunt

Jun 9- Teatown: Breeding Birds of Putnam

Jun 8- Teatown: A Little Moth Magic

Jun 3- Teatown: Beachcombing at the Riverwalk Center

Jun 2- Mianus: Bird Walk

Jun 2- Mohonk: Early Morning Bird Walk

May 27- Cary IES: Birding at Cary

May 26- Huyck: Spotlight on Science: Slave-making Ants 

May 22- Teatown: Flipping the Switch on Light Pollution 

May 20- Cary IES: Geology & Ecology of the Cary Institute

May- NYBG: Native Plant Garden Tours

Mar 29 – Teatown: Reuse and Redevelopment: The Ever Changing Landscape of Westchester

Feb 24 – Teatown: General Interest Meeting: Hudson River Eel Project

Feb 20 – Teatown: Climate Change and Our Food System

Feb 13 – Cary: Road Salt: Reducing Impacts to the Environment and Human Health

Feb 10 – Teatown: Eagle Fest (snow date Feb 11)



Oct 21 – Vassar: Assessing Deer Populations with Camera Traps


April 30 – Westchester County Center: Strategies for Deer Management in Westchester Suburban Communities: Understanding Opportunities and Challenges for your Municipality

April 18 – Teatown: Beaver in the Hudson Valley: Their Benefits and Challenges (Dr. Clive Jones & Mike Callahan)

April 1 – Vassar: Journalist/author Jim Sterba to discuss his book “Wildlife in a Changing Environment”