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Tue 23 Apr
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Baby Animals
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.

Sat 27 Apr
Northern Hikers' Special
Saturday, April 27, 2019 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Walk through the many habitats located right here at Long Island's largest State Park Preserve! Wander through wetlands, pine barrens and oak forests while observing wildlife and native plants. We will hike approximately 6 miles to the pristine, beautiful, less traveled northern section of the preserve. We will stop and have lunch along the way. Please bring water and your own lunch.

Registration: Required
Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Register
Start time for all projects: 8:30am
End time for all projects: 2pm.

Ages for all projects: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project #1: Spring Clean up at pollinator garden. Meeting Location for all projects: Environmental Office. Please Bring: Garden gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, water and a snack

Volunteer Project #2: Painting windows and trim at Main House. Meeting Location for all projects: Main House. Please Bring: Gloves, wear old clothes, water and a snack

Volunteer Project #3: Trail up-keepMeeting Location for all projects: Main HousePlease Bring: Garden gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, water and a snack

We can accommodate: Large Groups, Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts. Questions? Call: 631-581-1005 Email: susanne.wuehler@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required
Tue 07 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- May Flowers
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.

Fri 10 May
Night of the Frogs
Friday, May 10, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

You are in for an intriguing night hike in the preserve! We will start off with a presentation indoors, and then venture into the preserve to enjoy the spring night air filled with the sounds of frogs

Registration: Required
Sat 11 May
High School Birding
Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Have a birding requirement for school? We can help fulfill it! Join us on a walk as we search for birds.

Registration: Required
Sun 12 May
Bird & Breakfast
Sunday, May 12, 2019 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Enjoy a continental breakfast and a presentation introducing the local and migratory birds seen in our area. Afterward, take a walk through the preserve led by experienced birders from the Great South Bay Audubon Society. Binoculars and identification books will be available for loan.

Registration: Required
Sat 18 May
Backyard Birding
Saturday, May 18, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Ginny Fields will present a Power Point show introducing you to easy tips on attracting  birds to your backyard. She will present information on what types of feeders and food to use that will attract many beautiful species, allowing you to get in touch with nature. You'll learn tips, advice and guidance along with seeing hundreds of pictures of beautiful wild birds that you will be able to persuade to your own backyard.

Reservations are required: www.friendsofconnetquot.org

Registration: Required
Tue 21 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Fun with Fish
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.

Sat 01 Jun
Edge of Night
Saturday, June 1, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Take in the tranquil atmosphere of the preserve as the sun sets for the evening. Enjoy a beautiful array of colors in the sky while we watch for animals that comeout at the "edge of night".

Registration: Required
Tue 04 Jun
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Beak-A-Boo
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.

Sat 15 Jun
Creatures of the Night Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Join us for an evening filled with fun activities and excitement- all about animals that spend their nights awake! It will be a hoot!
Registration: Required
Tue 18 Jun
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Awesome Amphibians
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.

Fri 21 Jun
Firefly Fun
Friday, June 21, 2019 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Did you know not all fireflies glow yellow? Discover the world of lightning bugs through exciting activities. Then we will go outside to observe these magical insects! We have nets and cages you can borrow to catch and release these evening visitors.

Registration: Required
Sun 23 Jun
Turtles, Sankes and Frogs
Sunday, June 23, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Meet Myrtle the Turtle and her friends during an interactive program introducing turtles, snakes, and frogs. Enjoy a short hike to explore the habitats of these fascinating animals.

Registration: Required