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Sat 23 Nov
Nature on the Move (Eastern Section): Adult Program
Saturday, November 23, 2019 09:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

We'll maintain a slow to moderate pace for 4 miles as we observe and discuss the fields and woods of Caumsett.

Registration: Required
Sat 23 Nov
Seal Walks
Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-5000

Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and binoculars are recommended. Hikers meet at the Montauk Point State Park Office in the lower parking lot near the playground. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking.

Registration: Required
Sun 24 Nov
Seal Walks
Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:00 AM
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-5000

Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and binoculars are recommended. Hikers meet at the Montauk Point State Park Office in the lower parking lot near the playground. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking.

Registration: Required
Wed 27 Nov
Old Growth Forest Visits - Bishop Woods & Dark Woods
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00 am (3 hours, 1-2 miles). Several areas on the original thousand-acre estate of William Pryor Letchworth support forest trees more than 100 feet in height and 150 years in age. Without their cloak of leaves we will be able to better appreciate the forms of these older trees. Brush and steep terrain. Bring a lunch. Will car pool.

Meet at Visitor Center. 3 hours, 1-2 miles.

Wed 27 Nov
Old Growth Forest Visits - Bishop Woods & Dark Woods
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00 am (3 hours, 1-2 miles). Several areas on the original thousand-acre estate of William Pryor Letchworth support forest trees more than 100 feet in height and 150 years in age. Without their cloak of leaves we will be able to better appreciate the forms of these older trees. Brush and steep terrain. Bring a lunch. Will car pool.

Meet at Visitor Center. 3 hours, 1-2 miles.

Sat 30 Nov
Seal Walks
Saturday, November 30, 2019 02:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-5000

Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and binoculars are recommended. Hikers meet at the Montauk Point State Park Office in the lower parking lot near the playground. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking.

Registration: Required
Sun 01 Dec
Nature Up Close - Meet Our Evergreens
Sunday, December 1, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Dozens of evergreen trees and shrubs inhabit the park. Study their boughs and cones by comparison of samples.

These programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparisons of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aids and handouts. These workshops meet in the Humphrey Nature Center. Take Trailside Road near Inspiration Point in Letchworth State Park.

Sun 01 Dec
Nature Up Close - Meet Our Evergreens
Sunday, December 1, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Dozens of evergreen trees and shrubs inhabit the park. Study their boughs and cones by comparison of samples.

These programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparisons of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aids and handouts. These workshops meet in the Humphrey Nature Center. Take Trailside Road near Inspiration Point in Letchworth State Park.

Tue 03 Dec
Old Growth Forest Visits - Cabin Bank Woods
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00 am (3 hours, 1-2 miles). Several areas on the original thousand-acre estate of William Pryor Letchworth support forest trees more than 100 feet in height and 150 years in age. Without their cloak of leaves we will be able to better appreciate the forms of these older trees. Brush and steep terrain. Bring a lunch. Will car pool.

Meet at Visitor Center. 3 hours, 1-2 miles.

Tue 03 Dec
Old Growth Forest Visits - Cabin Bank Woods
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00 am (3 hours, 1-2 miles). Several areas on the original thousand-acre estate of William Pryor Letchworth support forest trees more than 100 feet in height and 150 years in age. Without their cloak of leaves we will be able to better appreciate the forms of these older trees. Brush and steep terrain. Bring a lunch. Will car pool.

Meet at Visitor Center. 3 hours, 1-2 miles.

Sat 07 Dec
Friendly Crow (AKA Feeding The Birds)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 01:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

Every winter our Nature Center builds a bird feeding station to help the wintering bird population. Why do we call this experience “Friendly Crow?” A friendly crow (you) learns to feed nearby birds! Our feathered friends may even land on your hand! All ages are welcome, please bring winter gearing including snow pants and a winter hat.
Sat 07 Dec
Friendly Crow (AKA Feeding The Birds)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 01:00 PM
Wellesley Island State Park
(315) 482-2722

Every winter our Nature Center builds a bird feeding station to help the wintering bird population. Why do we call this experience “Friendly Crow?” A friendly crow (you) learns to feed nearby birds! Our feathered friends may even land on your hand! All ages are welcome, please bring winter gearing including snow pants and a winter hat.
Tue 10 Dec
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Happy Holidays
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach Nature Center
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Please call for location details.

Registration: Required
Tue 10 Dec
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Happy Holidays
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Please call for location details.

Registration: Required
Sat 14 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, December 14, 2019 until Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

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 4th.
Sat 14 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, December 14, 2019 until Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

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 4th.
Sat 14 Dec
Seal Walks
Saturday, December 14, 2019 02:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-5000

Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and binoculars are recommended. Hikers meet at the Montauk Point State Park Office in the lower parking lot near the playground. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking.

Registration: Required
Sun 15 Dec
Seal Walks
Sunday, December 15, 2019 02:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-5000

Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and binoculars are recommended. Hikers meet at the Montauk Point State Park Office in the lower parking lot near the playground. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking.

Registration: Required
Fri 03 Jan
All About Adaptations at Thacher Nature Center
Friday, January 3, 2020 10:00 AM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
(518) 872-0800

Join us to explore how our wild animal neighbors are able to live where they do, survive and thrive! We will be examining a variety of skins, skulls, feathers and bones to gain an understanding of their unique adaptations. We will also make an animal track guide to help you track your furry neighbors. Call 518-872-0800 for more information. *ETTNC
Fri 03 Jan
All About Adaptations at Thacher Nature Center
Friday, January 3, 2020 10:00 AM
Thacher State Park
(518) 872-1237

Join us to explore how our wild animal neighbors are able to live where they do, survive and thrive! We will be examining a variety of skins, skulls, feathers and bones to gain an understanding of their unique adaptations. We will also make an animal track guide to help you track your furry neighbors. Call 518-872-0800 for more information. *ETTNC