Catskill Native Nursery, our favorite Nursery, filled with great plants and staffed with a group of very smart plant people!
Hortus Conclusus and now Hortus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in Stone Ridge is a growing garden with amazing plant sales and an excellent series of continuing garden and plant education programs
Hudson Valley Farm Hub, a local and regional nonprofit agricultural center with "a mission of fostering an equitable and ecologically resilient food system – one that meets the economic and social needs of our communities while working in partnership with natural systems". A larger machine-scale crop production approach designed to also support small farms.
Mohonk Preserve, with a mission to protect the Shawangunk Mountains region and inspire people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world through land conservation, stewardship and educational programs.
Rondout Creek Watershed Council, group working in association with NY DEC,Rochester, Rosendale, Marbletown and Wawarsing to draft Water Management plan for Rondout Watershed
Rondout-Esopus Land Conservancy is a nonprofit trust that works with landowners to protect and preserve land in Ulster County, New York for the enjoyment of current and future generations.
Rondout Valley Permaculture, a large, active meetup group with regular gatherings and farm visits, much to learn from the regulars here.
Town of Rochester Website with public notices, zoning and code requirements, waste management guidelines and information on the Town of Rochester Environmental Conservation Commission
Ulster County Department of the Environment Website, good resource for County Open Space plans, Watershed mapping, Government climate-action initiatives and Natural Resources
Wild Earth's vision is for every person from every walk of life to have the opportunity to explore, play, and learn in nature and while building strong connections to themselves, each other and the Earth. Anne and April had an amazing time!