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Tue 20 Feb
Winter Wildlife Survival
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 01:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
(845) 446-2134

How is it that deer, wood frogs, or even praying mantis survive the winter? Come to Fort Montgomery State Historic Site and discover how our backyard neighbors endure the winter with no clothing, grocery stores, or furnaces! Program will involve a nature trek, searching for tracks and sign, hands-on furs, and games. This family-friendly program is suited for children 8 and up.

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Mar
Beginner Winter Tree Identification
Sunday, March 4, 2018 01:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
(845) 786-2701 ext 293

Do you think all trees look the same in the winter? Do you believe telling them apart is hopeless? Learn to identify trees without their leaves! Comefor a guided ramble through the Bear Mountain area and discover how to distinguish local trees without their leaves. Program is roughly 2 hours long. Sturdy footwear recommended. Program geared to adults. Program will start in front of the Bear Mountain Inn. Parking fee $10.00 per vehicle