Learn about the biology and lifecycle of Spotted Lanternflies. Additional discussion topics will include its impact, county response and strategies for residents. A demo of how the Parks Department uses its high powered vacuums to help reduce the number of the species as well as an outdoor field scouting and management session to scout and […]
In Dec. 1985, Westchester County purchased an estate that has since been developed into Lasdon Park. However, before then, the property had quite a history. Lasdon Curator Gigi will present a powerpoint using old photos and newspaper clippings about Lasdon before it was a county park. Join us for some refreshment as we find out […]
Each class will begin by reading a children's story that is connected to nature. We will then use the story for inspiration and create an art project based on the story. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Class will meet in the Lasdon Studio located in the garage of the main house. […]
Learn how to utilize your phones camera while photographing the scenic beauty at Lasdon. Concepts like composition, lighting and exposure will be discussed as we talk about how we can manipulate our phones to do what we want. The majority of class will be spent outside so please dress appropriately and wear walking shoes. Class […]
Learn the importance of knowing the texture and pH of your soil. Everyone will learn how to do a soil pH test, how to interpret the results and how to amend a soil's pH and/or texture. The program will be held in the welcome center. Registration is required and seating is limited.