At The Farm

Located in Pocantico Hills, NY, Stone Barns is a laboratory for learning and catalyzing a culture of informed, healthy eating.

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Teaching & Learning

By educating people about food and farming, we're encouraging the food citizens of tomorrow to make healthier life choices for themselves and the planet.

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About Us

We are working to develop a culture of eating based on what farms need to grow to build healthy soil and a resilient ecosystem.

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Pollinator Diversity Internship

Pollinator Diversity Internship

Pollinator Diversity Internship

Opportunity for an individual currently studying ecology, environmental science or other plant biodiversity field who is interested in a hands-on experience overseeing plant and insect pollinator monitoring of the agricultural buffers and riparian areas on our 90 acre site. The purpose of this audit is to document annual activities during specific seasonal timeframes and compare perennial changes over time. This internship is 20 hours per week and is offered flexibly for 4 weeks from May through June.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and identification of successional flowering plant species and associated insects throughout the duration of the internship
  • Research and identify unfamiliar or uncommon species
  • Maintain and develop the data matrix (excel) of known species
  • Participate with Woodland Landscape team and Beekeeper for ½ of scheduled internship period
  • Provide summary report of findings

 

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