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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 71–80 out of 569 events
from May 3, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Friday, May 13, 2016

May 13

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Discovery Hike: Spring Birding

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Early spring signals the migration of birds from their winter homes. Observe and identify birds with binoculars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking
Free!

May 14

Birding: Spring Migration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 14

Songbird Migration Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join expert naturalist Mike Feller for a nature walk in Inwood Hill Park and Muscota Marsh to learn about the migratory birds of the season in the new wetlands and the ancient forest.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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May 14

Summer on the Hudson: The Art of Birding A Walk through Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary

at Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Jeff Nulle, long-time volunteer park tender and past president of the Linnaean Society of New York, on National Migratory Bird Day.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Tours
Free!

May 14

Compost Tea and Cookies

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This advanced composting class will show participants how to make a batch of compost tea—an aerated brew of finished compost in water.
Category: Education, Nature

May 14

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Butterfly Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

May 14

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

May 14

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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