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The Dunham Trail, named in honor of Dr. Ann Dunham, follows along the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook between Grove Street and Spring Avenue.
About the Ridgewood Wildscape Association
The Ridgewood Wildscape Association was formed in 1976 as a living memorial to Dr. Ann Dunham, who was a Ridgewood resident for 60 years and a nature consultant for the public schools.
The purposes of the Association are:1. to promote, in cooperation with the Village of Ridgewood and the Board of Education, the preservation and maintenance of undeveloped Village-owned land;
2. to provide nature education services and enjoyment for all Village residents and friends;
3. to act as guardians of the undeveloped areas in the Village by encouraging residents to use the "wild" areas for birding, picnics and walks, and to experience the varied flora and fauna in each area in order to understand the value of open space.
TWINNEY CLEANUP A HUGE SUCCESS!
Thanks to our partners, Conservancy for Ridgewood Public Lands, and our wonderful Jeannie Epiphan, a very successful cleanup of Twinney was held on December 13.
Boy and Girl Scout volunteers as well as dozens of neighbors and members of Wildscape came to help.
The area was cleaned of invasive plants and debrisin preparation for a Spring planting of native plants.
We hope that we can continue these good projects in another of our Wildscape areas.
You can view pictures of this event by clicking on the Archives link (left).
The Ridgewood Wildscape Associationreleases descriptive brochure
Please click on the link belowto visit the Archives.
Spring, 2012- The RWA brochure includes photographs, descriptions and maps of each of its wildscape areas.
Free copies of the brochure are available at these locations:Lester Stable, Village Hall or by contacting us.
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Become a member of the RWAand help support its efforts ...
To join, please send a $5.00 annual family membership fee to:
139 Liberty Street
Ridgewood, N. J. 07450