Welcome to The Friends of Marshlands

Marshlands Conservancy is a native wildlife conservancy of a 147 acres, including one-and-a-half miles of shoreline, in Rye, NY. Nestled above Milton Harbor, it is a watershed area and an inlet of Long Island Sound. It has five distinct habitats that are designated as critical habitats and bioreserves for the preservation of species. It is owned and operated by the Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation. See https://parks.westchestergov.com

Welcome to the of Friends of Marshlands.

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the conservancy and fostering a deeper understanding of nature and our role in it. We advocate for a management process that preserves the wildlife habitat, historic character, air and water quality, and restorative nature of the land.

 

Upcoming Events

Climate Change, Habitat Change

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 10:00am

Cold Stratification: Getting Seeds Ready for Spring

Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 10:00am

Egg Coloring and Baby Animal Discussion

Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 1:00pm

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 10:00am

History of Marshlands Hike

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 1:00pm

The Nature of Seeds

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 1:00pm

Spring Wildflower Walk at Merestead

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 10:00am

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 10:00am

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Rockin’ Reptiles!

Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 1:00pm

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Climate Change, Habitat Change

Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 10:00am

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Beneficial Bug Hotel

Saturday, May 25, 2024 - 1:00pm

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 10:00am

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Identifying Invasive Plants

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 10:00am