Monday, February 16, 2009

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list and links to some nature trips and events around NYC for the weekend of February 21-22, 2009. If your organization has any nature trips or events coming up and would like them posted here, just place the information in a comment window.

Brooklyn Bird Club
Saturday, February 21st
Jones Beach, Long Island
Leader: Paul Keim
Focus: Winter passerines, waterfowl, dune species, waterbirds, and raptors
Car Fee: $ 25.00
Registrar: Paul Keim, 718-875-1151
Registration period: Feb 10th-19th


New York City Audubon
Saturday, February 21, 11am-noon
Wild Raptors: Up Close and Personal
In partnership with Volunteers for Wildlife. Learn about the hawks, owls, and falcons that live right in your own backyard! Join us at the Arsenal in Central Park (64th Street and 5th Avenue) for a live raptor program with Volunteers for Wildlife, where you’ll get to meet these amazing birds up close! Limited to 20 children.
$25 ($22.50 for DIRECT members), parents free

Saturday, February 21, 11am-1pm
Winter Waterfowl and Seals of New York Harbor
Guide: Gabriel Willow
Attention hardy New Yorkers! Take an exciting winter cruise around New York Harbor to discover some of the amazing wildlife that can be found here only in the colder months. We will explore the waterways and shores of New York Harbor in search of gulls, ducks (such as mergansers & scaup), geese, loons (common and red-throated), grebes, cormorants (double-crested and great), and even harbor seals. Our craft will be a NY Water Taxi, which provides both an outdoor deck and a luxurious heated cabin. Hot drinks will also be provided. Meet at South Street Seaport. Come equipped with binoculars, warm winter clothing, and a sense of adventure. Limited to 45.
$35
To register, call New York Water Taxi at 212.742.1969 or visit their website.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, Feb 21, 2009

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

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

Loons, Grebes, and Buffleheads…OH MY!
10:00 a.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Winter Wildflowers
11:00 a.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Duck, Duck, Goose
10:00 a.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Who-Who-Who Did I Eat?
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Animal Tracks
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations


Sunday, Feb 22, 2009

The Four Elements of Survival: (Part 4)
12:00 p.m.
Forest Park

Owl Prowl
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

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

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

Birding by the Water
10:00 a.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Forever Wild! John Muir Hike
11:00 a.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Ponds of the Park: Part 2
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Hike the Lullwater
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Orienteering to the Past
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Beach Ecology
1:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

Winter Owl Prowl
2:00 p.m.
Multiple Parks Locations

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