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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 81–90 out of 223 events
from January 26, 2020 to March 31, 2020
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Feb15

Living with Deer

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn about deer. We will find signs of deer (buck rubs, deer scat, deer prints, chewed twigs) on a hike in the park.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb15

Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Photography program allows you to interpret the natural world while learning about the local environment.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Feb15

Snug Harbor Glass House Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Carl Grillo Glass House, where the Horticulture Department propagates plants for our seasonal displays and which is typically closed to the public.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

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Feb15

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb15

Basic Photography and Beach Exploration

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Rockaway Beach. Dress for the outdoors.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Feb15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Feb16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Feb16

Riverdale Park Trail Maintenance Hike

at Spaulding Lane Parking Lot (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During this two-hour hike, you’ll learn about the geology and ecology of NYC’s natural areas while helping to maintain the trail systems.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

Feb16

Winter Wildlife: Animal Tracks

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills. In this program, learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb16

Winter Tree ID: Evergreens

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn how to identify evergreen trees and shrubs in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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