Links

The Bedford Audubon Society: http://www.bedfordaudubon.org
The Bedford Audubon Society, Inc., with 1976 members, is a locally based chapter of the 550,000 member National Audubon Society. Founded in Bedford, New York on February 13, 1913, today BAS services much of northern Westchester and Putnam Counties in southeastern New York State. BAS promotes environmental education, grass-roots activism, public and private conservation efforts, preservation and protection of open space.

The Pound Ridge Land Conservancy: http://www.prlc.net/
PRLC is a private, non-profit corporation with the mission of preserving the semi-rural character of Pound ridge through the acquisition, conservation and stewardship of land in town. The Conservancy’s preserves are kept in their natural state for aesthetic, ecological and education purposes. The preserves are held in perpetuity i.e. they cannot be sold.

The Westchester Land Trust: http://www.westchesterlandtrust.org/
Westchester Land Trust was founded in 1988 by a group of residents of Lewisboro and Bedford who were concerned about the increasing pace of development in their towns, and who wanted to take action to protect environmentally-important open space and the character of their communities.

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation: http://parks.westchestergov.com/ward-pound-ridge-reservation
The 4,315-acre park makes Ward Pound Ridge Reservation the county's largest park. With its varied terrain and landscapes and miles of wooded trails, the park provides a variety of activities in all seasons. There are areas for picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing and cross-country skiing.

Westchester Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation: http://parks.westchestergov.com/
Westchester has over 50 parks and recreational areas to explore. As you discover the Westchester County Parks system, we hope you come to love, enjoy and respect all aspects of it. We hope too that you'll consider becoming a Friends of Westchester County Parks.

Walkable Westchester Guide By Jane and Walt Daniels: http://www.nynjtc.org/panel/walkable-westchester
Walkable Westchester promotes walking which is an inexpensive recreation and part of a healthy life style. It describes a wide variety of walking opportunities on paved paths, woods roads, dirt roads, or narrow woodland trails in urban, suburban, rural, and natural settings. Trails can go along the shore, in woodlands and fields, or near lakes, streams, vernal pools, and wetlands. Discover Westchester as you walk, hike, run, ride a horse, walk your dog, bike, cross country ski, or snowshoe.