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swamp milkweed, a native species

Live the Green Life

For July, Living the Green Life is focused on how YOU can help prevent the spread of invasive species, such as by planting the swamp milkweed shown above. Learn these and more tips, and use #LiveGreenNY on social media to share ideas.

people birdwatching

I BIRD NY Challenges Open

Birding is a fun activity that everyone can enjoy, and you can even birdwatch in your own backyard! The I BIRD NY birding challenges are open until 9/30. Join today!