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The Croton Arboretum and Sanctuary, Inc. is a volunteer, non-profit organization that provides environmental stewardship for 20+ acres of wetlands and woods at the Jane E. Lytle Arboretum in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
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The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age

Join us on Thursday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. for a fascinating look at the Hudson Valley during the Ice Age. Professors Robert and Johanna Titus will take us on a stunning geological tour of many unique and beautiful places in the Hudson Valley that have inspired artists, architects, writers and scientists. We are cosponsoring this event with Croton Friends of History and it will take place at the Croton Free Library. 


Winter Tree Walk with Arborist Craig Stevens

Save your trees! Learn how to prevent severe storm damage, why pruning is critical in the aftermath, and which trees to avoid planting in the first place. Join arborist Craig Stevens for the Jane E. Lytle Memorial Arboretum’s 9th annual Winter Tree Walk on Sunday, February 2, from 12 to 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. We will park at the entrance on Fox Road and walk into the Arboretum. Rain or shine. 

Treeline is Online


Barry Keegan Makes Fire

Photos from Barry's event at the Croton Free Library.


Native American Crafts & Culture

On Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. Native American crafts expert Barry Keegan will demonstrate firemaking, flint knapping and other skills at the Croton Free Library. He will also display his collection of Native American and colonial artifacts, along with authentic replicas of bows, arrows, axes, buckskin, fire-making tools and pottery. This family event is co-sponsored by the Croton Arboretum and the Croton Free Library. Here's a short film by Ken Sargeant about one of Barry's previous visits to Croton.