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Walk the Land: A Forest Tells Its Story

Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11am

Join us as we walk the rich woodlands of Vlei Marsh and learn to read a forest’s backstory—from farming to fires to storms—by observing its subtle clues.


Hooray for Seed Libraries!

Dirty Gaia’s been busy! We packed up individual bundles of the carefully sourced and measured ingredients that form the bulding blocks of a seed library and sent them off to 14 libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System.


Make Dirt For Earth Day — Compost!

We just set up a snappy Aerobin 400 insulated composter at Morton Memorial Library here in Rhineciff, a drop-off point for the community.


Walk the Land: Vlei Marsh Bird Walk

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 9-11 am

Join us for a guided spring bird walk in Rhinebeck’s Vlei Marsh Preserve with Dr. Alan Peterson of the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club.

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Honeybees in the Garden: A Dance with Evolution

April 7, 2022

Join apiarist and honeybee-hive consultant Grai St. Clair Rice as she explores the fascinating relationship between honeybees and flowers and shares inside advice on how to plant gardens and landscapes beneficial to both.

Grai St. Clair Rice with Echinacea. Photo by Erik Christian.

Winter Sowing Workshop

February 27, 2022

Learn how to convert recycled containers into mini winter-proof greenhouses and get your summer garden started—right now!


Will that be Recycled or Bamboo for You?

That tissue in your loo may be wreaking havoc on boreal forests—bamboo and recycled versions can help. Here’s why you should switch.

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