Some of you know me for the work I've done with the 9/11 Survivor Tree, & some know me from the Sargent~Downing Gardens. This week I have been working at tree removal from NYC from the terrible Sandy storm. After all the chain saw work I have done this week, it is more apparent to me than ever that the work of planting trees and caring for the environment is something we have to teach and show through…Continue
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We should all try to go to the Disney movie "Chimpanzee" during the first week of it's release. Dr. Jane Goodall is not in the movie but she did consult in the making of the movie. A percentage of the ticket sale only during the first week will go to the Jane Goodall Institute. Her programs help children all over the world to get involved and implement community volunteer projects. She also helps programs which help protect Chimpanzees and the environment.
Added by Richie Cabo on April 15, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments
Hi Everyone, We are looking for You! We need children & members and volunteers for Sargent and Downing Gardens & our new Children's Educational Horticulture Center.It is a fun family and community feeling!
*We are offering a one year free online subscription to Green Teacher Magazine to our members. To Join up in our community effort to make Beacon a greener and better place to live, just send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org to join, and we will keep you…Continue
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This is what David Schuyler had to say about our community Sargent and Downing Gardens & Nursery
September 21, 2011
I confess that I have never met Richie Cabo, but we became frequent correspondents when he first became interested in the mid-Hudson Valley and discovered the legacy of Andrew Jackson Downing and Henry Winthrop Sargent. He had read my biography of Downing, Apostle of…
Added by Richie Cabo on December 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
This Saturday The Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery went out as planned to plant the trees in Beacon for our children despite the looming snow storm.We Did It! Even in the snow!!
On Friday night Justin Riccobono,Gary Wood,Sarah Womer,James Krivo and Richie Cabo met at the garden to dig out the seven large root balls and burlap them for Saturdays Children's Namesake plantings in the sports field at Memorial Park and Greenstreet Park in Beacon.
On Saturday Justin…
Added by Richie Cabo on October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The Saturday Roast Fundraiser was a huge success! Beacon is a great community and people came from all the surrounding areas to support us also.The Hudson Valley is a wonderful place to live. Thank you to all who came out to make it a great day! Thank you to Chris Ruhe and the Howland Wolves,Lynn and the Costello's Band,Rachelle Garniez and Kactus Kieth with his line dance lessons and country music.Pete Seeger made a surprise appearance and sang to the kids. He said he sang at The…Continue
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Faith A. Johnson's Amazon review; author of "The Survivor Tree” poem.
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Presentation and Tremendous Insights, September 9, 2011
By Faith A. Johnson
This review is from: The Mystery of The Magical Cucumber Tree: Relationships With Trees; The 9/11 Survivor Tree (Paperback)
This book has tremendous appeal for those interested in nature, horticultural history, as well as the importance of children and adults to take care of our trees and…
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