Monday, March 01, 2010

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list of upcoming, local trips for the weekend of March 6th-7th, 2010:

Audubon Center in Prospect Park (Brooklyn)
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Introduction to Birdwatching
Every Saturday, 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds.

Discover Tours
Every Saturday & Sunday, 3 p.m.
Discover the Prospect Park you never knew! Meet birds and other wildlife on this walk, guided by a naturalist.

Sunday, March 7, 2010
Morning Bird Walk: Gulls Galore
Meet the amazing birds of Prospect Park on this expert-guided walk. Start your Sunday morning surrounded by nature!

Discover Tours
Every Saturday & Sunday, 3 p.m.
Discover the Prospect Park you never knew! Meet birds and other wildlife on this walk, guided by a naturalist.


New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Debbie Becker leads a free bird walk at the Garden every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning at the Reflecting Pool in the Leon Levy Visitor Center.


Protectors of Pine Oak Woods (Staten Island)
Saturday March 6, 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Reed’s Basket Willow Park
Discover this hidden natural park in Dongan Hills. We’ll visit the three bodies of water in the park and stroll through the woodlands. Although none of Reed’s basket willow still grow near the swamp from which the park gets its name, the woodlands and stream is still home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Meet at the Spring Street entrance in Dongan Hills.
For more information phone Clay Wollney at 718-869-6327.

Sunday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Mt. Loretto Harbor Seal Watch below the Bluff
Dress warmly and please bring your cameras and binoculars to see this magnificent sea mammal and have a photo to treasure and exhibit. Be sure to bring binoculars for close up views. We will meet in the Mt Loretto parking lot on Hylan Blvd. opposite the CYO building across Hylan Blvd.
For more information, phone Sandra Mechanic at (718) 967-1037.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, March 6, 2010

Early Morning Birding
8:00 a.m.
Join us for a morning of birding.
Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Birding Club
9:00 a.m.
Once a month, every month, come bird with us! Bring your own binoculars.
Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Flower of the Month: The Daffodil
1:00 p.m.
Flowers have long been a part of many cultures of the world. During this event, come…
Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Winter Waterfowl
2:00 p.m.
Get a glimpse of New York's winter water birds, such as brants, buffleheads, and ruddy…
Location: Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Owl Prowl
3:00 p.m.
Although owls are active at night, they leave signs of their whereabouts that can be seen…
Location: Cunningham Park, Queens
Cost: Free

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Early Birding
8:30 a.m.
The early bird gets the worm! Be sure to set your alarm clock and join us for this…
Location: Forest Park, Queens
Cost: Free

River Views
11:00 a.m.
Join us for some birding and enjoy the beautiful river vistas. Bring your own binoculars.
Location: Riverdale Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Winter Tree I.D.
11:00 a.m.
How do you identify a tree when there are no leaves, flowers, or fruit? Come with us…
Location: Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island
Cost: Free

What's In the Park After Dark?
6:00 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what nocturnal wildlife comes out to play when the people are…
Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens
Cost: Free

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