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Sat 23 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 23, 2018 09:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Beginners and “birders” alike will be led on short walks near the HNC to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet Saturdays at 9:00am in May and June (1.5 hours).
Sat 23 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 23, 2018 09:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Beginners and “birders” alike will be led on short walks near the HNC to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet Saturdays at 9:00am in May and June (1.5 hours).
Sat 23 Jun
BIRDING BASICS
Saturday, June 23, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Green Lakes State Park
(315) 637-6111

Learn how to identify different bird species by sight and sound, how to properly focus binoculars and navigate through field guide books, then go on a guided trail walk to try out your new skills.  Although some field guide books and binoculars will be available for the class, participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them.

This event is FREE with park entrance fee.
Tue 26 Jun
Early Morning Birders
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 07:00 AM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Designed for birding enthusiasts or those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by experienced birding volunteers. Participants will meet at the Minnewaska main entrance and should come prepared with binoculars. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program.
Wed 27 Jun
Wildlife Wednesday – Bird Walk with George Steele
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 06:30 PM
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
(518) 829-7516

At the Visitor Center Grounds. Come explore the wonders of nature at Schoharie Crossing. Our Wildlife Wednesday program covers a range of topics – from aquatic life to birds to plants and environmental awareness. These programs are facilitated by Environmental Educators George Steele and Anita Sanchez as well as NYS Parks Naturalist Interns Kim and Keri.June 27th will be an evening Bird Walk with Environmental Educator George Steele. We'll stroll along the river looking for waterfowl, herons and other birds--perhaps a bald eagle will fly by!

Fri 29 Jun
Bird Bingo
Friday, June 29, 2018 09:00 AM
Creekside Classroom Environmental Education Center
(518) 584-2000 ext 116

Join us for a fun introduction to birding. All you have to do is look and listen! Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from the classroom. Welcome to people of all ages and all experience levels. This event is free and meets at the Creekside Classroom. Program will be cancelled if there is rain. For more information please call (518) 584-2000 Ext. 111

Sat 30 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 30, 2018 09:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Beginners and “birders” alike will be led on short walks near the HNC to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet Saturdays at 9:00am in May and June (1.5 hours).
Sat 30 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 30, 2018 09:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Beginners and “birders” alike will be led on short walks near the HNC to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet Saturdays at 9:00am in May and June (1.5 hours).
Sat 07 Jul
Build a Birdhouse
Saturday, July 7, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds Interpretive Center
(718) 605-3970 ext 201

Help build and paint your own house for our feathered friends! Please RSVP to reserve materials to Raymond.Rogers@parks.ny.gov.

Sat 07 Jul
Build a Birdhouse
Saturday, July 7, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
(718) 967-1976

Help build and paint your own house for our feathered friends! Please RSVP to reserve materials to Raymond.Rogers@parks.ny.gov.

Wed 25 Jul
Wildlife Wednesday – Wild Edibles with Anita Sanchez
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 06:30 PM
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
(518) 829-7516

Visitor Center Grounds- Wild Edibles With educator and author Anita Sanchez We'll collect some common edible plants from lawn and meadow, and then create a salad to see what they taste like. We'll also sample some wild teas.Come explore the wonders of nature at Schoharie Crossing. Our Wildlife Wednesday program covers a range of topics – from aquatic life to birds to plants and environmental awareness. These programs are facilitated by Environmental Educators George Steele and Anita Sanchez as well as NYS Parks Naturalist Interns Kim and Keri.

Sun 12 Aug
Early Morning Birdwalk w/ George Steele
Sunday, August 12, 2018 06:30 AM
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
(518) 829-7516

Join us for this Early Morning Bird Walk with environmental educator George Steele! Come listen to the early morning chorus and identify some of the many birds of the Mohawk Valley.

Program will occur on the grounds of Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site. Dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper shoes for walking on damp grass.

Wed 15 Aug
Junior Naturalists: Birds
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
(845) 255-0752

Join park educators for a round of birding. Bring your children to learn all about birds by listening to bird calls, touching bird feathers and feet, measuring their wing span and looking at mounted birds. An interactive game will teach them the concepts of gathering food for their young as they pretend to be parent birds and they'll make their own bird mask. Then, we'll take a walk on the picturesque trails in the Peter's Kill Area to look for birds. A few pairs of binoculars will be available to borrow for the walk. This program is recommended for seven to twelve-year-old children, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Well behaved younger siblings are always welcome. Meet at the Peter's Kill Parking Area. Pre-registration is required by calling Minnewaska at 845-255-0752.

Sat 08 Sep
Hudson River Birding Ramble
Saturday, September 8, 2018 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
(845) 786-2521

Fall Migratory birds. Join Rockland Audubon Society’s Della and Alan Wells as they explore the diverse bird habitats of Stony Point. Bring binoculars! Gates open 7:45a.m., Meet in parking lot. Open to all, from new to experienced birders.