Upcoming events

Join Brendan Murphy, Forester, Watershed Agricultural Council and Dr. Neil Hendrickson, Technical Researcher, Bartlett Tree Experts. Learn how to protect your trees and woodlands from climate change, hear about the Emerald Ash Borer and Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, and bring home a tree to plant!

Event Date Sun-30-Apr-2017 7:00 pm
Event End Date Sun-30-Apr-2017 8:30 pm
Capacity 50
Individual Price Free
Location Pound Ridge Library

Help protect and restore the beautiful Hunter Brook by planting trees and cutting vines.

Event Date Sat-06-May-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date Sat-06-May-2017 12:00 pm
Cut off date Fri-05-May-2017 12:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Hunter Brook Preserve

Interested in exploring how to grow your own mushrooms or start a small scale mushroom operation? Participants in this workshop will learn techniques for growing species of mushrooms using a variety of materials. Also participate in a hands-on experience inoculating bolts of wood with shiitake spawn and bring home your own inoculated log.

Event Date Sat-06-May-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-06-May-2017 12:30 pm
Cut off date Wed-03-May-2017 12:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $20.00
Location Agroforestry Resource Center

Are weeds and invasives overwhelming you? Mountain Top Arboretum is hosting an Invasive Species Day to help! This program is part of the Schoharie Watershed Awareness month.

Event Date Sat-13-May-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-13-May-2017 3:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Explore the grounds at the Extension Education Center for wild edibles with presenters Tusha Yakovleva, Rob Handel, and Tracey Testo. Learn what is available on a seasonal basis and how to safely collect food without disturbing plant population. Afterwards enjoy cooking lessons, sampling and Q and A to wrap up.

Event Date Sat-13-May-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-13-May-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date Wed-10-May-2017 12:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $25.00
Location Agroforestry Resource Center

Our bird walk guided by Audubon Education Coordinator Larry Federman has become an annual ritual for many of our visitors. The Arboretum’s habitats are great for birding and easily accessible. Bring boots, binoculars, eyes and ears.

Event Date Sat-03-Jun-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date Sat-03-Jun-2017 11:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00

Save the date for our second annual birding conference, Taking Flight!

Event Date Fri-09-Jun-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date Fri-09-Jun-2017 9:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Frost ValleyYMCA

It’s the perfect time to explore the woodlands for wildflowers. Before the trees leaf out, take a guided walk with the Arboretum’s Director Marc Wolf to explore the ephemeral beauty of Spring’s wildflowers.

Event Date Sat-10-Jun-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-10-Jun-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

The Arboretum’s beekeeper Adam Waldron will address some of the misunderstandings we have about bees, and will introduce participants to beekeeping by showing a hive, explaining how a bee colony is structured, discussing maintenance and, of course, collecting honey!

Event Date Sat-15-Jul-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-15-Jul-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Learn how to prune for better vigor, health, balance and beauty with a Catskill Mountains master.

Event Date Sat-19-Aug-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-19-Aug-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum