Native Plant Center Events
What: 20th Annual Native Plant Sale
When: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Westchester Community College
Park in Visitor Lot #1
Description: Thousands of beautiful, beneficial native plants await your choosing at our 20th annual sale. Among the selections will be all 20 species that have been named Plant of the Year over the 10 years of this initiative. Members can enter the sale at 9 a.m., which is earlier than in the past. Consider bringing your own cart to shop for plants as we have a limited number of wagons. To become a member, click here.
What: Free Field Walks
Description: Join The Native Plant Center on a field walk this spring with guides Missy Fabel and Dawn Orza to learn about native plants on location at these partnering organizations. Heavy rain cancels the event. Registration is necessary only if noted.
Walk: Pruyn Sanctuary, Saw Mill River Audubon
When: Saturday, May 11, 9–10 a.m.
What: Explore the woodlands waking up to spring. Discover native ephemerals, unfurling ferns, skunk cabbage, swamp azalea, and many other plant species.
Where: Meet in the parkig lot of Pruyn Sanctuary, 275 Millwood Road (Route 133), Chappaqua, NY. To register, email MissyFabel@yahoo.com.
Walk: Rockefeller State Park Preserve
When: Saturday, May 18, 9–10 a.m.
What: Explore the meadow and woodlands surrounding Swan Lake. Learn about native plants and invasive species.
Where: Meet at the Welcome Center, Rockefeller Preserve, 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY. Parking fee, $6.
Walk: John Jay Homestead
When: Saturday, June 1, 9–10 a.m.
What: Explore the gardens around the house and adjacent meadow and woodlands.
Where: Meet in the main parking lot at the John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY.
What: Confronting Climate Change Workshop, Part 2
When: Thursday, June 6, 8 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Where: Westchester County Center
198 Central Avenue, White Plains
Description: Find out how climate change is transforming farms, forests, and front yards in Confronting Climate Change: Its Impacts on New York’s Agriculture, Forests, and Neighborhood Landscapes. This workshop is Part 2 of the popular series launched in December. The Native Plant Center is a sponsor of the event, led by Westchester County. The fee of $25 includes Continental breakfast and refreshments. Professional credits for landscape architects will be available. For more information and to download a registration form, click here.