Monday, March 10, 2014

Upcoming Nature Trips

Below is a list of upcoming nature trips by local birding/conservation groups for the weekend of March 15, 2014 to March 16, 2014:

Audubon Center in Prospect Park
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturdays, March 1 – 29, 12 – 1 p.m.
Free
Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds.

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Brooklyn Bird Club
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Late Winter birds of the Fort Tilden Region
Leader: Steve Nanz
Focus: Ocean waterfowl, Dunes passerines, open flats birds, late winter species
Car Fee: $12.00
Registrar: Heidi Steiner-Nanz email heidi.steiner@verizon.net or call before 8 PM (718) 369-2116
Registration Period: March 4th - March 13th

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Linnaean Society of New York
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Jamaica Bay
Leader: Alan Messer – information only 917-621-7948
No registration – public transportation
Meet at the Visitor's Center at 10:00 am

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New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)
Saturday, March 15, 2014
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

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New York City Audubon Society
Sunday, March 16, 2014, 10am – 11am
Birding for Families
Sundays, March 2 - May 25, 10-11am Guides: NYC Audubon Offered by the Central Park Conservancy Meet at the Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues). Bring the kids and visit one of New York City’s richest bird habitats. Learn as a family how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings. Binoculars can be borrowed from the Visitor Center. For weather cancellation information, call 212-860-1370. Limited to 20. Age 5 and up.
Free. Click here to learn more and to register

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Protectors of Pine Oak Woods (Staten Island)
Saturday, March 15, 2014, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Forest Restoration on the Rockland Avenue edge
Meet in the Nevada Avenue parking lot at High Rock. We will walk the former Yellow Trail spur to Rockland Avenue where we will remove invasive vines from shrubs and saplings close to the road. (Our 211th monthly workshop.)
For more information call Don Recklies at 718-768-9036 or Chuck Perry at 718-667-1393.

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Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Introduction to Birdwatching at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind? Take a tour and learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

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