The Dreaded Lanternfly

Danger Alert for Western New York Farmers and Gardeners: Take a good look at this beautiful fly:   Like many lovely creatures, it is dangerous, and will eat and destroy fruit trees, ornamental trees, woody trees, vegetables, herbs, grains and vines), A headline in 2018: https://www.newyorkupstate.com/news/2018/10/spotted_lanternfly_invasive_species_new_york_grapes_wine_vineyard.html And yet the problem is

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A Frog House Save the Frogs Day, Our Report.

Whether you were or were not with us on May 1st, 2022, for our fourth annual Pittsford Save the Frogs Day, we thought we would share the fun with you on this pictorial blog. All photo credits go to Rob Corby and Lindsay Graham except the first one. Starting and

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A photo of Christine Sevilla with camera
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Remembering Christine Sevilla, Wetlands Advocate

Christine Sevilla, Pittsford Resident, cared passionately about wetlands. She dedicated her book “Guide to Public Access Wetlands in and near Monroe County” to Leal Mertes, “whose life work was wetlands.” Sevilla too devoted her life work, through practical, artful, and poetic action, to their preservation. Sevilla’s book is an invaluable

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How Wetlands Are Important

A Frog House is working with the Town of Pittsford in 2022 regarding the Erie Canal Nature Preserve ponds and wetlands. Local Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter Conservation Director, Roger Downs, has sent out a statewide plea for members to sign a petition regarding saving wetlands. Mr. Downs writes “Healthy wetlands

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FROG Magic Reflections – 2021

What a year we have had!  It has been so much fun, and we are looking forward to your support for our exciting last event in 2021, Giving Tuesday, on November 30th in 2021.  All of the things we did, do, and will do, are thanks to benefactors and volunteers

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Pittsford Is Becoming Greener

A Frog House 2021 Events, all on Sundays except for February 25 Don’t miss the fourth and final webinar on Thursday at 7 pm by A Frog House founder, Margot Fass, called “First Frogs in our own Backyard” in the Pittsford and Penfield Library series “Encouraging Nature in Your Own

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