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Sat 23 Feb
Beautiful Bald Eagles at Thacher Nature Center
Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Thacher State Park
(518) 872-1237

By now, you may have heard the news that Bald Eagles have nested on the shore of Thompson’s Lake! Come and learn about these majestic birds of prey and their success in raising two juveniles during 2018. Learn a bit about Bald Eagles’ courtship and nesting habits, and then take a walk to view the nest and hopefully see the adults! This program begins with a brief indoor presentation, followed by a short trail walk. Appropriate for adults and children ages 5 and up. Call 518-872-0800 to register.
Registration: Required
Mon 11 Mar
BIRD WALK with Saw Mill River Audubon.
Monday, March 11, 2019 08:30 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Come birding with SMRA! Beginners encouraged. Meet in the main parking lot of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. More info at www.sawmillriveraudubon.org.

Monday | 8:30 AM | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE | All ages

Mon 18 Mar
BIRD WALK with Saw Mill River Audubon
Monday, March 18, 2019 08:30 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Come birding with SMRA! Beginners encouraged. Meet in the main parking lot of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. More info at www.sawmillriveraudubon.org.

Monday | 8:30 AM | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE | All ages

Fri 22 Feb
Eagle Watch
Friday, February 22, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park educator on her weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
Eagle Watch
Saturday, February 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Feb
Eagle Watch
Sunday, February 24, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 09 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 9, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 16 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 16, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Fri 22 Feb
Eagle Watch
Friday, February 22, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park educator on her weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
Eagle Watch
Saturday, February 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Feb
Eagle Watch
Sunday, February 24, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and a join park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 09 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 9, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 16 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 16, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Mar
Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Grab a pair of binoculars and join a park naturalist on his weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary, please call 518-793-0511. $1 for 62+ and children, $2 for everyone else.
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Feb
Project FeederWatch at Sam’s Point
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

From 10am to 11pm and 1pm to 2pm.

Become a Citizen Scientist and help us learn more about the beautiful birds that visit the feeders at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. At the end of winter, we will send our data to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to help other scientists learn about these birds as well. Using binoculars, we will observe birds and learn how to identify them as they visit our feeders. Then, we will make pinecone bird feeders for you to take home so you can continue your observations in your own yard. This program is recommended for beginner and experienced bird watchers of all ages. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.

Registration: Required
Sun 10 Mar
Feed the Birds! at Sam’s Point
Sunday, March 10, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Birds use a lot of energy to keep themselves warm in the cold winter months. Join a Sam’s Point Ranger to make a snack that will help energize the birds in your backyard. We’ll use pine cones to make a delicious bird treat that you can hang in trees near your house. After the craft, we will learn about the beautiful birds that visit the feeders at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center, and submit our observations to Project FeederWatch. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.
Registration: Required
Sat 30 Mar
Project FeederWatch at Sam’s Point
Saturday, March 30, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
(845) 647-7989

Become a Citizen Scientist and help us learn more about the beautiful birds that visit the feeders at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. At the end of winter, we will send our data to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to help other scientists learn about these birds, as well. Using binoculars, we will observe birds and learn how to identify them as they visit our feeders. Then, we will make pinecone bird feeders for you to take home so you can continue your observations in your own yard. This program is recommended for beginner and experienced bird watchers of all ages. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point at 845-647-7989.
Registration: Required
Sat 05 Jan
Project Feederwatch at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, January 5, 2019 until Sunday, April 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Saturdays & Sundays from 10am to 5pm from January 5th to April 7th.

This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds, and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 7th.

Sat 30 Mar
Piping Plover Volunteer Day
Saturday, March 30, 2019 09:00 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Spring is almost here! Join us to help protect the endangered piping plover before they arrive for the breeding season! Help us put string on fence posts to give these special birds a protected place to nest. They will thank you!

To register and for more information, please call the Nature Center @ 516-780-3295

Sat 30 Mar
Piping Plover Volunteer Day
Saturday, March 30, 2019 09:00 AM
Jones Beach Nature Center
(516) 780-3295

Spring is almost here! Join us to help protect the endangered piping plover before they arrive for the breeding season! Help us put string on fence posts to give these special birds a protected place to nest. They will thank you!

To register and for more information, please call the Nature Center @ 516-780-3295

Sat 05 Jan
Project Feederwatch at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, January 5, 2019 until Sunday, April 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Saturdays & Sundays from 10am to 5pm from January 5th to April 7th.

This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds, and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 7th.

Sat 23 Feb
Birds and Bagels at the Welcome Center
Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Enjoy a bagel and a hot beverage while observing our most active winter friends– the birds! $3 per person. Ages 5 & up. Program will be help inside. Please pre-register: 518-279-1155.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
Birding on the River
Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1802

Join us as we search for migratory waterfowl and other wintering birds found along the Niagara River. We will visit several viewing areas found in our state parks. For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Fri 22 Mar
Timberdoodle Time!
Friday, March 22, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1802

Take a frog-serenaded evening hike and explore the singing grounds of American Woodcocks for the rare and dazzling dusk Timberdoodle display flight! For information & registration call (716)549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
Beautiful Bald Eagles at Thacher Nature Center
Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
(518) 872-0800

By now, you may have heard the news that Bald Eagles have nested on the shore of Thompson’s Lake! Come and learn about these majestic birds of prey and their success in raising two juveniles during 2018. Learn a bit about Bald Eagles’ courtship and nesting habits, and then take a walk to view the nest and hopefully see the adults! This program begins with a brief indoor presentation, followed by a short trail walk. Appropriate for adults and children ages 5 and up. Call 518-872-0800 to register.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
Birding Basics for Beginners
Saturday, February 23, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

This hands-on program will introduce adults to birds and birding. It will provide information on where to go and what to get to learn more. Bring binoculars. Approximately one mile; much sitting indoors. Reservations are required: (631) 423 – 1770
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Mar
South Side Birding
Sunday, March 24, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Join us for a slow, pleasant walk along the Nissequogue River taking in the sights and sounds of the wetlands. We’ll seek out our local residents and those returning from a warm hiatus! Plenty of time for photos, so bring your camera! Reservations are required: (631) 265 -1054
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Mar
South Side Birding
Sunday, March 24, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Join us for a slow, pleasant walk along the Nissequogue River taking in the sights and sounds of the wetlands. We’ll seek out our local residents and those returning from a warm hiatus! Plenty of time for photos, so bring your camera! Reservations are required: (631) 265 -1054
Registration: Required