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

Jul 10- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

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

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 15- Mianus: Volunteer Work Day

Jul 17- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Jul 19- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: Carrion Beetle Habitat Utilization

Jul 21- Teatown: Summer Saturday Adventures: Bailey Brook Stream Stomp

Jul 24- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Jul 31- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Aug 4- Huyck: Science Symposium and Environmental Monitoring Workshop

Aug 4- Teatown: Summer Saturday Adventures: Beaver Dams and Lodges

Aug 4- Cary IES: Butterflies and Skippers

Aug 5- Huyck: Exploring Geology

Aug 7- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Aug 9- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: Cactus-like Photosynthesis in an Aquatic Lycophyte

Aug 11- Teatown: Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count with Teatown

Aug 14- Huyck: Tuesday Morning Family Wildlife Hour

Aug 16- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: People of the Waters that are Never Still- A Brief History of the Mohican Nation

Aug 17- Teatown: A Little Moth Magic

Aug 23- Huyck: Thursday Night Lecture Series: Altruism, Relatedness, and Sociality: Unraveling the Evolutionary Story of the ‘Hive Mind’ in Bees

Aug 25- Teatown: Summer Saturday Adventures: Insect Survey

Sept 5- Teatown: Blacklighting for Moths

Sept 16- Teatown: Pond Life

Sept 17- Teatown: Hawk Watch at Hook Mountain

Sept 22- Mianus: Owl Walk

Sept 29- Mianus: Volunteer Work Day

Oct 20- Mianus: Tree Identification Walk

Oct 27- Mianus: Owl Walk

Nov 17- Mianus: Owl Walk 

Past Events




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”