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Monday, June 28, 2021

Upcoming Trips

Below are the birding/nature trips for the weekend of July 3-4, 2021:

Gabe Willow Tours

Explore the Hidden Ecology of Prospect Park After Dark
Saturday, July 3, 2021, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Leader: Gabe Willow
Description: Balmy summer evenings are a beautiful time to stroll at night, but a closer look reveals a secret side of wildlife in the city that appears after dark. As the city lights meet the stars, bats, cicadas, katydids, fireflies and migratory birds emerge from their slumbers, giving new meaning to “the city that never sleeps”!
Registration: Register via Eventbrite.
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Gateway National Parks

Fort Wadsworth Tour
Saturday, July 3, 2021, 11:00am — 12:00pm
Leader: Park Rangers
Description: Join us for a hike around Fort Wadsworth as we explore both the natural areas and the remnants of the former harbor defense system. Inclement weather will cancel this program. Dress appropriately. Bring water, face mask required.
Registration: Call 718 354-4655 to make a reservation.
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Fort Wadsworth Tour
Sunday, July 4, 2021, 10:30am — 12:00pm
Leader: Park Rangers
Description: Join us for a tour of Fort Wadsworth as we explore both the natural areas and the remnants of the former harbor defense system. Tour begins at the Fort Wadsworth Overlook..
Registration: Call 718 354-4655 to make a reservation.
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Green-Wood Cemetery

Birding in Peace
Sunday, July 4, 2021, 6:00am–7:30am
Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home.
Registration: Register via Eventbrite.
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Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society

Caumsett State Park - Huntington, NY
Sunday, July 4, 2021 - 8:00am
Leader: _____
Description: What better way to celebrate our nation’s birth than by seeing someof the rarest and most beautiful insects in the area? Caumsett is home to the only known breeding population of Baltimore checkerspot butterflies on Long Island and we’ll be looking for them, as well as dozens of other bugs, birds, etc. Meet in the parking lot.
Registration: To register, call (585) 880-0915.
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NYC H2O

Bat Walk at the Ridgewood Reservoir
Friday, July, 2, 2021, 8:00pm
Leader: Gabriel Willow
Description: Join naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe and learn about bats at the Ridgewood Reservoir. There are over 1,400 species of these winged mammals worldwide. Come discover which ones live at the Reservoir.
Registration: Via Eventbrite.
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Protectors of Pine Oak Woods

Photographing Nature at Mount Loretto Unique Area
Saturday, July 3, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Leader: Dana Barbato
Description: Mount Loretto Unique Area is full of surprises! You never know what you’ll encounter in this park of unique and varied terrains, from grasslands, forests and wetlands, to coastal beach shorelines. Participants will visit with Dana Barbato as they seek out the amazing flora and fauna found there, while collectively sharing tips and techniques for capturing the breath and beauty of Staten Island‘s natural world. Meet in the parking lot at Kenny Road off Hylan Boulevard.
Registration: For more information call Dana Barbato at (718) 909-8863.

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