Upcoming events

Explore the grounds at the Extension Education Center in Hudson and learn the value of woodlands and fields. Presenters Tusha Yakovleva and Tracey Testo will be your guides to discovering wild edibles in your surroundings. Learn what is available on a seasonal basis and how to collect food safely.

Event Date Sat-22-Jul-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-22-Jul-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date Fri-21-Jul-2017 9:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $25.00

Learn more about the early summer flora of the Thorn Preserve with chef and forager Rob Handel from Heather Ridge Farm and The Bees Knees Café.

Event Date Sat-08-Jul-2017 3:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-08-Jul-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $20.00
Location Catskill Center for Conservation and Development: Thorne Preserve

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

Join the Saw Mill River Audubon Society for a volunteer work session to improve the trails and habitats of Choate Sanctuary.

Event Date Sat-22-Jul-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date Sat-22-Jul-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Choate Sanctuary

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

Catskill Fungi owner John Michelotti will take us on a guided walk to discover and learn about the diverse array of fungi growing at the Arboretum.

Event Date Sat-26-Aug-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-26-Aug-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Learn more about the midsummer flora of the Catskills and Hudson Valley with chef and forager Rob Handel from Heather Ridge Farm and The Bees Knees Café.

Event Date Thu-07-Sep-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date Thu-07-Sep-2017 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $22.00
Location Catskill Center for Conservation and Development: Thorne Preserve

Learn how to identify the fiery-colored fall trees native to the Catskills region.

Event Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Learn more about the blue, green, gray and red lichens that encrust the Arboretum trees.

Event Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Learn more about the fall flora of the Catskills and Hudson Valley with chef and forager Rob Handel from Heather Ridge Farm and The Bees Knees Café.

Event Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 3:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $20.00
Location Platte Clove Preserve