Monday, June 28, 2010

Upcoming Trips

Below is a list of upcoming, local trips for the weekend of July 3 - 4, 2010:

Audubon Center in Prospect Park (Brooklyn)
Saturday, July 3, 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 and Sunday, 3 p.m.
Discover the Prospect Park you never knew! Meet birds and other wildlife on this walk, guided by a naturalist.

Sunday, July 4, 2010, 8 a.m.
Early Bird Walk: Taking Wing
Meet the amazing local birds raising families in Prospect Park on this expert-guided walk. Start your Sunday morning surrounded by nature!

Discover Tours
Every Saturday and 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, July 3, 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.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, July 3, 2010

Van Cortlandt Bird Club: Silhouette Spotting
9:00 a.m.
With the sun from behind, just a bird’s outline gives clues to its identity. For...
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
Cost: Free

Ethnobotany
10:00 a.m.
Learn the differences between helpful and harmful plants. It just might save your...
Location: Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens
Cost: Free

Ponderous Ponds
11:00 a.m.
Observe the diversity of pond life and find out how all living organisms depend on each other.
Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tree-mendous Hike
1:00 p.m.
Discover the green giants who live here.
Location: Kissena Playground (in Kissena Park), Queens
Cost: Free

Into the Depths
2:00 p.m.
Pull on some waders and use seining nets to find out who’s living below the surface...
Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Orchard Beach), Bronx
Cost: Free

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Early Birding
10:00 a.m.
Join the Rangers as we go out in search of birds at Alley Pond Park.
Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
Cost: Free

Canoe the Lullwater
11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a day of canoeing on the beautiful Lullwater to The Lake and back. Enjoy...
Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

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