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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 341–350 out of 728 events
from May 5, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, June 10, 2016

Jun 10

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Birdwatching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir's Vermont Place Entrance (in Highland Park), Queens

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Start your day off with an early morning bird-watching walk led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jun 11

Upper River Paddle & Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure, and help us clean the freshwater sections of the Bronx River to remove floatables.
Category: Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun 11

Soundview Salt Marsh Planting

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will plant native Spartina grasses and help restore our coastline in Soundview Park in the Bronx.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 11

Green Neighborhoods: Inwood Hill Park

at Payson Avenue and Beak Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up the surrounding restoration site, in an effort to support the natural woodlands. No experience is necessary; training will be provided on the day of the event.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 11

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jun 11

Kids Nature Hike

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 11

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun 11

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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