Sheldrake Environmental Center 685 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY10538-1015 The Sheldrake Environmental Center offers a variety of nature programs for all ages and during all four seasons. The…More center is adjacent to the Larchmont reservoir and the James G. Johnson Jr. Conservancy, and has access to the beautiful woods behind the house, where nature studies are conducted. The environmental center is located in a large white house on Weaver Street, on the outskirts of Larchmont.
The Conservation Department is in charge of maintaining the town's street tree population.
Elizabeth Paul, the…More department's environmental coordinator, performs a number of roles, including advising the town on environmental matters, coordinating tree planting programs, hiring and supervising the Summer Conservation Crew, implementing the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), inspecting sites to ensure compliance with the town's environmental regulations, and providing staff services to the Coastal Zone Management Commission.</p>
<p>The Town of Mamaroneck is also in charge of maintaining several areas: the Old Mill Site; the Larchmont Reservoir - James G. Johnson Jr. conservancy; the Leatherstocking trail; the Sheldrake river trails; and the Premium Marsh, Sether Woods and Revere Road conservation areas.</p>
<p>All of the above are open to the public from dawn to dusk. </p>
<p>The Town of Mamaroneck has received the Tree City U.S.A. Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation on numerous occasions. This recognition is given to communities that show an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing their community forests. </p>
<p>To obtain conservation maps and applications, visit the department's Web site.</p>