View the full event photo gallery here: Our region is lucky to have a local realty company that personally values the irreplaceable landscapes that make our region unique. Thank you, ROUSE + CO, for giving back to the community and supporting Winnakee’s protection of these special places for generations to come.
Forests are vital in combating climate change—and we’ve only just begun to unlock their potential. Winnakee is working to change this. Forest loss and degradation is the 2nd largest contributor to climate change after fossil fuels according to the EPA. Restoring the natural regenerative cycles of forests can as much as double their ability to... Read More
Enjoy a walk along the paths of Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill while exploring the pollinator habitat of the Monarchs. We will point out nectar sources, including the site’s flourishing milkweed, and identify other important pollinator plants. You’ll learn all about these special insects—how to identify them and their habitat needs that you can... Read More
Join us for a beloved Winnakee tradition that allows guests to experience Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill after hours. Take in spectacular views of the setting sun, the rising moon, and our stunning Hudson Valley landscape while enjoying live music. Family-friendly. Light snack provided – but please bring-your-own drinks. Picnics encouraged! Note that the... Read More
In case you missed: Lecture Series – Hudson River Watershed Alliance (hudsonwatershed.org) Bob Davis, Executive Director of Winnakee Land Trust, leads us through the collaborative process of Winnakee’s acquisition of land surrounding the Saw Kill Creek to protect the drinking source water for Bard College through WQIP funding and a match by the Red Hook... Read More
Even small things make a huge difference for pollinators! The students of the Rhinebeck Middle School Pollinator Project put together this list of things to inspire our community to realize the many small things we can do to help a pollinator’s journey be easier. Links: Help Pollinators at Home Tips – Made Easy Visit the... Read More
We are a team of 8th graders from Bulkeley Middle School Civics class in Rhinebeck striving to create a more vibrant and healthy habitat for local pollinators. We hope the visibility of gardens we are creating around the Village inspires our community to recognize the small steps we can all take to benefit our local... Read More
Help protect our land forever! Friend, please consider making a gift today to Winnakee to support our work of preserving vital lands and wildlife habitats. Your contribution will make it possible for us to continue our mission of protecting and restoring the Hudson Valley’s most ecologically significant places while connecting the community to our lands.... Read More