Monday, September 21, 2009

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list of upcoming local trips for the weekend of September 26th - 27th, 2009:

Linnaean Society of New York
Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Leader & Registrar: Gil Schrank (gschrankny@aol.com)
Registration opens Monday 9/14.
Ride $15.


Queens County Bird Club
Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Eastern Long Island
Trip Leader: Ian Resnick (718-631-9643, avian@nyc.rr.com)
Carpool: 6:00am Alley Pond Park Lower Lot
Meet: 7:30am at the Princess Diner, Southampton


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Brooklyn & Queens Birding Big Day Out
8:00 a.m.
Pack a lunch, bring your binoculars and get ready for a daylong birding marathon in the…
Location: Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Mission of the Monarch
10:00 a.m.
As summer turns to fall, the Monarch Butterfly embarks on an incredible journey southward…
Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Cost: Free

One in a Million Tree-mendous Walk
11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a guided tree walk, as we learn to identify different types…
Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Canoeing Basics
11:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy some quality time on Wolfe's Pond. We’ll teach you the basics of canoeing…
Location: Wolfes Pond Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Hawk Walk
1:00 p.m.
Autumn means the beginning of bird migration. We’ll hike to Moses Mountain in search…
Location: High Rock Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

The Great Squirrel
2:00 p.m.

Come learn about everyone’s favorite rodent. We’ll uncover their basic biology,…
Location: Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Family Overnight Camping
5:00 p.m.
A night of camping under the stars in Manhattan’s last natural forest! This will be…
Location: Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Starfest
8:00 p.m.; 10:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers and the Amateurs Astronomers Association invite you to an evening of…
Location: Central Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Fall Migration
10:00 a.m.
Many birds fly south every autumn in preparation for the upcoming winter.
Location: Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Fort Totten Park Trolley Tour
10:00 a.m.; 12:00 p.m.
Explore the park on a trolley tour as it make several stops on the way.
Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens
Cost: Free

Saltwater Fishing
11:00 a.m.
Rather than catch a big fish in a small pond, why not try to catch a big fish in Flushing…
Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Cost: Free

Toadstool Trek
1:00 p.m.
Learn some tools and techniques on your way to becoming a beginner mycologist. We’ll…
Location: Central Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Birds of a Feather
1:00 p.m.
Let’s see how many different type of birds we can find as we get ready for our fall…
Location: High Rock Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Fall Migration
2:00 p.m.
Many birds fly south every autumn in preparation for the upcoming winter.
Location: Highland Park, Queens
Cost: Free

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