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Sun 04 Aug
Aug 4: Steward Sunday
Sunday, August 4, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Get down and dirty with Rockefeller Preserve's ecological stewardship team! Steward Sundays are led by our Natural Resource Specialist, Rebecca Policello. Dig and cut invasive vines and shrubs, and plant and care for native wildflowers, while learning about what you're doing every step of the way. This volunteer work is crucial to preserve the forest and wildlife for future generations. No experience necessary. Registration for this event is required.

Register at www.rockefellerstateparkpreserve.eventbrite.com or by calling the office at 914-631-1470 x106. Meet at Rockefeller Preserve courtyard near the Preserve Office and Gallery. Free and open to all ages. Ages 12+ recommended. Leader: Rebecca Policello

Sunday | 1:00 pm – 2:30pm | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE | 12 + Recommended

 

Registration: Required
Mon 12 Aug
Audubon Bird Walk
Monday, August 12, 2019 07:30 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Bi weekly bird walk lead by the Audubon Society. Walk starts 7:30am in main parking area of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. No pre-registration needed. Walk happens even in rain! But if road conditions are uncertain, check our Google calendar for any cancellations. Leader: Audubon

Monday | 7:30 am | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE |

Mon 12 Aug
Audubon Bird Walk
Monday, August 12, 2019 07:30 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Bi weekly bird walk lead by the Audubon Society. Walk starts 7:30am in main parking area of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. No pre-registration needed. Walk happens even in rain! But if road conditions are uncertain, check our Google calendar for any cancellations. Leader: Audubon

Monday | 7:30 am | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE |

Tue 13 Aug
Tree Tracking Tuesdays (T3)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Register for this event at www.rockefellerstateparkpreserve.eventbrite.com or by calling Rebecca at 914-631-1470 x106. Leader: Kim Castaldo

Tuesday | 1:00 pm – 2:30pm | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE |

Registration: Required
Wed 14 Aug
Wildflower Wednesday
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Join our Stewardship crew to learn about a new native wildflower (like this wild Geranium above!) and then work with our crew to improve its native habitat. We will be removing invasive plant species that crowd out Spring wildflowers suck as garlic mustard, lesser celandine and multiflora rose. Please bring gloves if you have them and meet in the courtyard for a brief introduction with our Stewardship Crew Leader, Kim Castaldo, our Natural Resource Specialist Rebecca Policello, and our Stewardship Interns. No experience necessary. Register for this event at www.rockefellerstateparkpreserve.eventbrite.com or by calling Rebecca at 914-631-1470 x106.

Wednesday | 10:00 am | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE | 12 + Recommended

Registration: Required
Thu 15 Aug
Full Moon Hike: Sturgeon Moon
Thursday, August 15, 2019 07:00 PM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Did you know that each month's moon has a different name? August, we have the Sturgeon Moon. Join us for a full moon hike on Thursday, August 15th from 7-8:30pm to learn about the history of the Sturgeon Moon and the Preserve. The hike will be led by our Preserve Manager, Peter Iskenderian, and will start in the courtyard with some light snacks and refreshments. This event is free and open to all ages. The hike follows our wide gravel carriage roads and is relatively flat with a few hilly spots (easy-moderate hike). Please bring a flashlight or headlamp! Please come dressed for the weather, will be canceled in case of heavy rain so check your email for updates! Registration for this event is required. Limit 40 participants. Leader: Peter Iskenderian

 Thursday | 7:00 pm | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE |

Registration: Required
Thu 22 Aug
Swan Lake Walk
Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
(914) 631-1470

Register for this event at www.rockefellerstateparkpreserve.eventbrite.com or by calling Rebecca at 914-631-1470 x106. Leader: Rebecca Policello

Thursday | 10:00 am | Rockefeller State Park Preserve | FREE |

Registration: Required