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Fri 24 May
Wiggly Wanderers
Friday, May 24, 2024 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
Wiggly Wanderers is a casual and fun program that is offered to walking toddlers, carriable babies and their caregivers. This will be a beginner's hike/wander series for toddlers who are ready to move and caregivers who are willing and able to baby wear and/or carry their toddler if their legs get too tired. We will not plan too much distance walking and we will rely on teachable moments to carry us through these experiences. Strollers will not work for these programs. While you do not need to attend each week, we will continue to build our toddlers hiking skills as well as their caregivers' confidence taking the children into the woods to explore. This event does not have sign ups, please come if you can. We meet at the nature center parking lot. $1 per child. For any questions call 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge mission: Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Sat 25 May
Earth Friendly Camping
Saturday, May 25, 2024 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
Drop in to learn tips and tricks to stay ethical in the outdoors! We will teach you how to pre-plan for a more environmentally friendly camping trip! This program is free and does not require registration, but you can call for any questions at 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge missions: Engage in Education Attend an environmental education program at a state park. Leave No Trace Learn the seven Leave No Trace principles and apply them on your next visit to a state park or historic site. Nature Center Knowledge Attend a nature center program. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Sun 26 May
Beginner Bird Walk
Sunday, May 26, 2024 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
Calling all beginner birders. Join us on a guided hike to search for birds! Feel free to bring binoculars. The hike will be a start and stop walk for less than two miles. Class fees waved with food donations. Please Reserve your spot at 518-793-0511. NYS Centennial Challenge missions: For the Birds Go birdwatching at any of our state parks and historic sites. Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Registration: Required
Sun 26 May
Reptile Profile
Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
Join an educator in the nature center to meet our resident reptiles! We at Moreau take care of six New York native turtles and two snakes that cannot be released into the wild and are wonderful little educators. Learn about their exciting lives, what they like to eat, and what they use for shell-ter at the Nature Center. This program is for all ages. The cost is $5 for adults, $1 for children (cash or check) at the office upon arrival. Please register at least 24 hours in advance at 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge missions: Nature Center Knowledge Attend a nature center program. Engage in Education Attend an environmental education program at a state park. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Registration: Required
Tue 28 May
Beginner Bird Walk
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
Calling all beginner birders. Join us on a guided hike to search for birds! Feel free to bring binoculars. The hike will be a start and stop walk for less than two miles. Class fees waved with food donations. Please Reserve your spot at 518-793-0511. NYS Centennial Challenge missions: For the Birds Go birdwatching at any of our state parks and historic sites. Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Registration: Required
Tue 28 May
Beaver Hike
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
Did you know that MLSP is home to a thriving population of North America's largest rodent? We will walk along the Wetlands Walk trail where we can view our beaver's dam and lodges while we learn all about how they live, love, and learn. This program is for people of all ages, it's an easy-moderate hike. Pay $1 per child and $5 per adult (cash or check) at the office upon arrival. Please register in advance by calling 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge missions: Take a Hike! Find a hike at a state park near you. Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. Engage in Education Attend an environmental education program at a state park. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Registration: Required
Wed 29 May
Porcupine Adventure
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
The park educator will be leading this moderate hike up to a lesser known trail in the park and showing you some areas that the porcupines like to hang out. Porcupines are cool creatures who love to take naps and we will be searching high and low to spot a porkie having a sunny naps. This program is $5 for adults and $1 for children, spots are limited. Please call to reserve your spot 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge missions: Take a Hike! Find a hike at a state park near you. Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. Engage in Education Attend an environmental education program at a state park. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.
Registration: Required
Fri 31 May
Wiggly Wanderers
Friday, May 31, 2024 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
Wiggly Wanderers is a casual and fun program that is offered to walking toddlers, carriable babies and their caregivers. This will be a beginner's hike/wander series for toddlers who are ready to move and caregivers who are willing and able to baby wear and/or carry their toddler if their legs get too tired. We will not plan too much distance walking and we will rely on teachable moments to carry us through these experiences. Strollers will not work for these programs. While you do not need to attend each week, we will continue to build our toddlers hiking skills as well as their caregivers' confidence taking the children into the woods to explore. This event does not have sign ups, please come if you can. We meet at the nature center parking lot. $1 per child. For any questions call 518-793-0511. NYS Parks Centennial Challenge mission: Go Green: Bring your re-usable water bottle on a hike or walk at one of our state parks or historic sites. https://parks.ny.gov/100/challenge/.