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Groundwork student Wilder Maturana and youth leader Roger Osorio (himself a graduate of School 13) talk to students about pollinators and doors opened to them through conservation work with Groundwork and the USFWS. - Photo Credit: Marilyn Kitchell

On a clear fall day in early November, staff from Wallkill River NWR and Great Swamp NWR gathered to celebrate the opening of a pollinator garden at Yonkers School 13.

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Visitors to Elizabeth-Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge’s Wood Marsh Trail can now hike without fear of getting lost, thanks to the new trail signs that Eagle Scout candidate Noah Ventura built and installed.

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We’ve got a special treat for you today! In the season of all pumpkin spice everything, don’t forget to thank a pollinator. Chef Larry shares why and how he uses his incredible talent as a chef to teach about the importance of healthy foods and the pollinators that make it all possible!