Monday, November 02, 2009

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list of upcoming local trips for the weekend of November 7th - 8th, 2009:

Linnaean Society of New York
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Leader: Joe DiCostanzo
Registrar: Pearl Broder
Registration opens Monday 10/26
Ride: $15.


Protectors of Pine Oak Woods
Saturday, November 7, 2009, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Old Mill Road Walk
Park at the end of Old Mill Road, alongside St. Andrew’s Church in Richmondtown, off Arthur Kill Road. We’ll stroll along a newly designed multi-use trail, looking out to Fresh Kills, below the hills of Latourette Golf Course, and return along the forested Blue Trail. This area has not been accessible for many years and is now open to the public. We are surrounded by beautiful, old woodlands as well as newly grown stands of cottonwoods and other pioneer plants. We’ll see the flow of the famous Hessian Spring as it crosses the old road and view Fresh Kills estuary.
For more information phone Clay Wollney at 718-869-6327.


Staten Island Section of Natural History
November 8, 2009, 9-11am
Charleston Beach - Lenape and ecology walk
For more information call Seth Wollney at 718-483-7105


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, November 7, 2009

Early Birding
8:00 a.m.
We'll be looking for birds in Marine Park.
Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Birding Club
9:00 a.m.
It's migration season! As birds begin to fly south for the winter, they often stop to...
Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Fall Migration
10:00 a.m.
It’s that time of year again, when many birds head south in preparation for the...
Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Cost: Free

Fall Foliage
11:00 a.m.
"Hue" should definitely experience the color palette of this beautiful wooded...
Location: Crocheron Park, Queens
Cost: Free

Tail End of Migration
1:00 p.m.
Explore the wooded areas of Prospect Park and catch the final month of bird...
Location: Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Native American and Anne Hutchinson Hike to Split Rock
11:00 a.m.
Come enjoy this hike and learn about Anne Hutchinson and indigenous people of the area.
Location: Pelham Bay Golf Course, Bronx
Cost: Free

Nature Photography Series: Autumn Leaves
1:00 p.m.
When the weather start to cool, our trees really begin to glow! Bring your camera, and we...
Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Beginner Orienteering
1:00 p.m.
Join us as we teach the basics of using a map and compass to navigate your way around the...
Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Scale the Walls of Morningside
1:00 p.m.
Home to nesting kestrels, impressive geological outcroppings, and fantastic Harlem views,...
Location: Morningside Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Fall Color
1:00 p.m.
Join us for the peak colors of autumn at Willowbrook's picturesque location. Bring a...
Location: Willowbrook Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Denizens of the Dark
6:00 p.m.
Join us for an after-hour visit looking for owls, raccoons, and whatever else lurks in the...
Location: Cunningham Park, Queens
Cost: Free

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