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Ashokan stories

YESS! Alumni Recognized for Environmental Work

Congrats to Bennett Elementary School students and instructional coach, Karen Hadley, for being recognized for their work in reducing the use of plastic and removing it from the waste stream! You may remember these students and their presentation from YESS!

Indigenous Peoples Day

It is with great gratitude that we learn, gather, and perform on the ancestral homelands of the Munsee Lenape people. The land that the Ashokan Center sits on was a favored hunting and fishing ground for generations. We pay honor

Why did the caterpillar cross the road?

Every fall, you’ll notice woolly bear caterpillars crossing roadways and sidewalks. And they’re fast, for a caterpillar — they can travel up to 4 feet per minute, which is roughly equivalent to .05 miles per hour. These caterpillars are the