Birds

SCARSDALE – Summer Camp Week 4: Nature Quest @ Greenburgh Nature Center

 

Your child will go behind the scenes of the Nature Center as they meet and care for the rescued and rehabilitated animals that live on grounds. Children will learn about animal behavior as they spend time with our furry, feathered and scaly animals. Campers will also get a chance to explore our fields and trails.

 

 

WEEK 4: MONDAY, July 29- FRIDAY, August 2, 2019

Nature Quest

9:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Group 1: Grades K – 1

Group 2: Grades 2 – 3

 

$375 ($350 if you reister by April 1st)

+ $85 membership fee

Membership is required to register for camp.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

The Greenburgh Natue Center is a 33-acre nature preserve with trails, a pond, a Native Plant Meadow, Nature’s Discovery Playground, Barnyard, and gardens.  ABOUT GNC

 

BRONX – Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Meet at Wave Hill House

 

SATURDAY, February 16, 2018

 

10 am – 1 pm

 

Free with admission to the grounds*

 

No experience necessary; bird watchers of all levels are encouraged to participate.

 

Take your birding adventures to the next level by participating in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This global “citizen science” research project engages bird watchers of all ages in helping to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow. Share your observations with fellow participants over cocoa and coffee at the conclusion of the program.

 

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

 

Hours:  Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

*Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/

 

OSSINING – Teatown Hudson River EagleFest @ Croton Point Park

 

Join us at Croton Point Park as our region’s bald eagles descend upon the Hudson River as part of their winter migration. Celebrate the return of this magnificent bird with live bird-of-prey shows, educators with viewing scopes observing wild eagles, children’s activities, food trucks, and 25+ environmental organizations — all in heated tents!

 

 

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SNOW DATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2019

The bald eagle’s return to the Hudson Valley after being on the brink of extinction is one of the great conservation success stories of our time.

 

Go Green: Take the Eagle Train

Take the Eagle Train to Croton-Harmon Station with on-board naturalists!

  • Metro-North from Grand Central at 8:48 AM
  • Metro-North from Poughkeepsie at 8:50 AM
  • Free shuttles from Croton-Harmon Station to/from Croton Point Park all day

 

FAQ’s

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

 

 

Pre-sale Pricing (available until February 6 at midnight):

 

Adults $22; Children (ages 6 – 11) $13

 

Day-of Pricing: 

 

Adults $25; Children (ages 6 – 11) $15

 

WAPPINGERS FALLS – Be an Owl Pellet Investigator @ Stony Kill Farm

 

Be an owl pellet investigator and discover what mammal and how many mammals your owl has eaten.

 

SATURDAY, January 26, 2019

 

1 – 3 pm

 

For ages 8 – 12

 

$5 per child.

 

The pellets are completely safe from bacteria (autoclaved) and safe to handle. Children love discovering what their owl ate and they will learn all about this nocturnal/diurnal bird and will also get to see taxidermied specimens of different species of owls.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: email foundation@stonykill.org

 

ORANGE COUNTY Feeding the Winter Birds @ Orange County Arboretum

Prepare to get messy because we will be getting our hands into a mixture of bird feeding ingredients to make a feeder (or two) for the hungry little birds in our yards. Peanut butter is one of the ingredients so caution if you are allergic.

Location : Kosuga Education Building

Cost is $5 per child and pre-registration is required by calling 845-386-3609.