Monday, February 09, 2009

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list and links to some nature trips and events around NYC for the weekend of February 14-15, 2009.

Brooklyn Bird Club
Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
Prospect Park
Meet 7:50-8 am at Grand Army Plaza's Stranahan Statue.
No registration necessary.
Leader: Scott Whittle
Focus: Celebrating the Brooklyn Bird Club's founding in Prospect Park, commemorating the initial 1908 meeting of Edward Fleisher, eventual first President; and inspirational founder Edward Vietor "in a meadow" near the Vale of Cashmere. Each month, a morning walk will venerate the early life of the club, its first's birders, its 1909 charter. These walks will honor all the club members and guests birding in Prospect Park since the first years and throughout our history.


Linnaean Society of New York
Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
Jones Beach & Point Lookout
Leader: Starr Saphir
Registrar: Lenore Swenson.
Registration opens Monday 2/2.
Ride: $35.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, Feb 14, 2009

Early Morning Birding
8:00 a.m.
Marine Park

Early Morning Eagle Watch
8:00 a.m.
Inwood Hill Park

Valentine's Day Hike
10:00 a.m.
Inwood Hill Park

Happy Birthday Charles Darwin!
1:00 p.m.
Marine Park

Park to Park: Heyerdahl Hill
1:00 p.m.
High Rock Park

Valentine’s Day Hike
1:00 p.m.
Alley Pond Park


New York City Audubon
Sunday, February 15 2009, 10am-noon
Winter Wildlife Hike at Jamaica Bay
Guide: Don Riepe (In partnership with Gateway National Recreation Area)
Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for an easy hike around the West Pond, gardens, and upland woods. Learn how plants and animals adapt to winter and look for wintering birds there. Limited to 25.
Free
For information and reservations, call (718) 318-4340.


Urban Park Rangers
Sunday, Feb 15, 2009

Birding
9:00 a.m.
Blue Heron Park Preserve

Nature Scavenger Hunt
10:00 a.m.
Inwood Hill Park

Where Did They All Go? Animal & Plant Hibernation
1:00 p.m.
Fort Totten Park

Denizens of the Dark
4:30 p.m.
Alley Pond Park

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