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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 327 events
from February 18, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb18

Animal of the Month Club: Bald Eagles

at Satterlee Street and Hylan Boulevard (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb18

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Chapin Parkway and 85th Avenue (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb18

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Leslie Day

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and author Leslie Day, to learn about the ecological relationship between pollinating animals and the flowers they depend upon for the nectar and pollen that is their food.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb18

Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In this program, learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb18

The New York City Naturalist Club: Manhattan Rocks! Hike

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The island of Manhattan is built on three strata know as Manhattan Schist, Inwood Marble, and Fordham Gneiss. Join our Urban Park Rangers on this one-way hike and find out why Manhattan Rocks!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Feb18

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Feb18

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb19

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb19

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

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Feb19

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Time Travelers

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us this President’s Day for a journey through time – from the Ice Age, through the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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