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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 141–150 out of 235 events
from October 23, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov16

The Wolf Returns!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Atka, an arctic gray wolf, and learn about the important role wolves play in nature.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids

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Nov16

Wilderness Survival

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov16

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Prospect Park South West (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
On Nature exploration hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Nov16

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Monday, November 17, 2014

Nov17

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Nov18

Highland Park Invasive Removal and Tree Stewardship

at Highland Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Highland Park to care for newly planted trees. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest. Volunteers will be…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov18

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, visitors can come explore the Hallett at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nov19

The Origins of Fort Tryon Park With Sidney Horenstein

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his lecture on the origins of our beloved Fort Tryon Park. This program is…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Nov20

Wolfe's Pond Park Tree Guard Installation

at Cooper Place and Holten Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Wolfe’s Pond Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov20

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

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