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Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess in Prospect park

Monday, February 20, 2017

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 2/20/2017 and 2/24/2017.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900 and much more!

  • Discovery Pack, noon to 3:00 p.m., The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Blooming Naturalist, 1:00 p.m., So you think you are a Naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by learning how to identify birds and use binoculars and field guides. Participants can create a customized naturalist button.  
  • Great Backyard Bird Count, 2:00 p.m., Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nation-wide Citizen Science project.  Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!
  • Animal Encounter, 3:00 p.m., Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.

Coming in from the Cold
Monday through Friday, February 20 to 24, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Join us at the Lefferts Historic House and have fun with traditional toys and games.


Audubon Center at the Boathouse in Prospect Park Accessible
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Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park Accessible
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