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Seal Walks
Saturday, February 6, 2016 01:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Sunday, February 7, 2016 02:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Owl Love Calls
Friday, February 12, 2016 07:00 PM
Green Lakes State Park
Phone: (315) 637-6111

On Friday, February 12th, come to the Old Administration Building at 7pm to see a presentation about owls of Green Lakes. Then take a walk with wildlife biologists to listen for owl "love" calls.

If it is poor weather conditions on February 12th, we will reschedule for Saturday, February 13th.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Snowshoeing: B.Y.O. Snowshoes
Saturday, February 13, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Olana State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 828-0135
(Snow Date February 14) 
Meet at Olana’s Wagon House Education Center
$5/Member, $10/Non-Member, Ages 8 and up
Enjoy a guided snowshoe walk led by environmental educator Fran Martino. Perfect for beginners and families. If there is a lack of snow, this will become a walk without snowshoes. More information at www.olana.org.

Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Seal Walks
Saturday, February 20, 2016 01:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Sunday, February 21, 2016 02:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Winter Wildlife Safari
Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
Phone: (631) 423-1770

Join us for a fun-filled winter safari for a walk through the preserve, searching for wildlife that call Caumsett home. Discover animals in their winter habitats and how they adapt to the coldest time of the year.

Registration: Required
Winter Greenery Snowshoe Walk
Sunday, February 28, 2016 10:00 AM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Phone: (518) 872-0800

Join us for a snowshoe (or winter walk) through the woods enjoying the evergreen of hemlocks, cedars, and pines as we look for signs of wildlife and listen for early migratory birds. Warm up afterwards with hot cocoa. Call 872-0800 to register.

Winter Greenery Snowshoe Walk
Sunday, February 28, 2016 10:00 AM
Thacher State Park
Phone: (518) 872-0800

Join us for a snowshoe (or winter walk) through the woods enjoying the evergreen of hemlocks, cedars, and pines as we look for signs of wildlife and listen for early migratory birds. Warm up afterwards with hot cocoa. Call 872-0800 to register.

Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Seal Walks
Saturday, March 5, 2016 11:00 AM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Reptilefest
Saturday, March 5, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds Interpretive Center
Phone: (718) 605-3970 ext 201

The Staten Island Herpetological Society will be bringing a few scaly critters to teach us about the unique qualities of reptiles.

Program is free of charge and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Reptilefest
Saturday, March 5, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Phone: (718) 967-1976

The Staten Island Herpetological Society will be bringing a few scaly critters to teach us about the unique qualities of reptiles.

Program is free of charge and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Seal Walks
Sunday, March 6, 2016 12:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Search for Hidden Creatures
Sunday, March 13, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Explore the world of insect ecology and discover signs of insects at work. Find mysterious plant galls and study insect feeding behaviors. Meet at Perry Entrance Gate.
Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Seal Walks
Saturday, March 19, 2016 01:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Sunday, March 20, 2016 01:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Birding 101: Lecture and Hike
Saturday, March 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Olana State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 828-0135
Takes place at Wagon House Education Center
$5/Member, $10/Non-member, All Ages
Join Audubon NY education coordinator Larry Federman for an early spring birding event at Olana. Observe a brief PowerPoint presentation about local birds at Olana and around the Hudson Valley. Following the presentation will be a guided walk in Olana’s beautiful artist-designed landscape. Bring binoculars and wear sturdy walking shoes. For more information visit www.olana.org.

Meet The Animals: (Children’s Programs)
Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Phone: (631) 581-1072

Meet amazing local animals face to face. Learn what creatures could be living in your backyard and the best way to share your space with local wildlife.

There will be a fee of $4.00 per adult, $3.00 per child and children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Signs of Spring Walk
Saturday, March 26, 2016 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature walk will explore forest and filed in search of vernal greetings.

Meet at Mount Morris Entrance Gate. May car pool.

Search for Hidden Creatures
Sunday, March 27, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Explore the world of insect ecology and discover signs of insects at work. Find mysterious plant galls and study insect feeding behaviors. Meet at Castile Entrance Gate.

Guided Hike Program – Eagle Census
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 02:00 PM
Peebles Island State Park
Phone: (518) 237-8643

Come join us every Wednesday at 2pm starting Jan. 27 through March 30 for a guided hike to help spot and count Bald Eagles. Bring your camera and binoculars. Please meet at the Visitor Center, located to the left of the parking lot. The hike will be led by Tom Howson, a member of the Capital Region's Audubon Society. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for future programs at Peebles Island State Park. Please call in inclement weather for possible cancellations.

Seal Walks
Saturday, April 2, 2016 11:00 AM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Sunday, April 3, 2016 12:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Saturday, April 16, 2016 11:00 AM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
Seal Walks
Sunday, April 17, 2016 12:00 PM
Montauk Point State Park
Phone: (631) 668-3781

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology.

The walk is approximately 3 miles long and will take 2-3 hours to complete. Participants are asked to please dress appropriately, to wear footwear appropriate for hiking, and to meet at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Grill and concession stand 10 minutes prior to the start time. Binoculars are recommended.

Reservations are required. To make reservations and/or for more information, please call (631) 668-5000. Program fees are $4.00 per adult (19 and older); $3.00 for children (ages 3-18); and children 3 and under are free.

Registration: Required
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