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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 1–10 out of 2,458 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to November 22, 2016
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Friday, January 9, 2015

Jan 9

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Jan 10

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Winter is a spetacular season in which to observe bald eagles through New York City parks. Join us for this early morning program and enjoy learning more about their natural history.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 10

Nature's Endurance: Talk and Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Plants and animals are resilient creatures, even in harsh winter temperatures. Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a combined indoor and outdoor program to learn how plants and animals…
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Jan 10

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family outdoors? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for its monthly family bird watching tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On Saturday, January 10th, bring your holiday tree to Brower Park to watch them be crunched into usable mulch. Community members can help to build mulch rings around Brower…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan 10

Light Hike: Winter Tree ID

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Brook Park

at Brook Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park at Willoughby Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at McCarren Park

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan 10

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Prospect Park

at Prospect Park West & Third Street (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the mulch generated during this event around young street tree beds to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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