Monday, November 23, 2009

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list up upcoming local trips for the weekend of November 28th - 29th, 2009:

Brooklyn Bird Club
Sunday, November 29th, 2009
Celebrate the BBC Centennial in Prospect Park series
Meet 8:30 am at Bartel Pritchard (15th Street/Prospect Park Southwest Ave) park entrance.
Leader: Peter Dorosh


New York City Audubon Society
Sunday, November 29, 9:30 - 11:30am
NYC Audubon at Wave Hill
Guides: Gabriel Willow
Meet at the Perkins Visitor Center and learn about bird species found in the area and their interconnectedness with the natural world on these captivating yet peaceful walks. Wave Hill’s garden setting overlooking the Hudson River flyway provides the perfect habitat for native and migrating birds. Ages 8 and up welcome with an adult. Limited to 25.
Cost: $10
Registration not required. Inclement weather cancels; call 718.549.3200 x245 by 8am the day of the session to confirm.


Protectors of Pine Oak Woods
Sunday November 29, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Owl Prowl at High Rock Park
Meet owl specialist Cliff Hagen at the High Rock parking lot at the top end of Nevada Avenue, off Rockland Avenue. Read exciting walk description for the first Owl Prowl on October 25.
For directions or more information call Cliff at 718-313-8591.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, November 28, 2009

Early Birding
8:00 a.m.
Join us for bird watching.
Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Post Turkey Day Super Hike
11:00 a.m.
A post-Thanksgiving tradition! Come with the Rangers on a long hike to work off those extra…
Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Nuts about Squirrels
11:00 a.m.
Do squirrels find all the nuts they bury? How do they climb down trees headfirst?…
Location: Blue Heron Park Preserve, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Three Sisters Garden
12:00 p.m.
Beans, corn, and squash were culitivated together by Native Americans as sustainable…
Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Trot Off Your Turkey
12:00 p.m.
Explore it all from the 59th Street Pond to the Harlem Meer. Walking shoes and a good…
Location: Central Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Speed Hike
10:00 a.m.
As the weather cools down, warm up with a vigorous hike through Manhattan's last old-growth…
Location: Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free

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