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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 34 events
from January 23, 2019 to March 31, 2019
in Wildlife (x) category

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Jan26

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs sare appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Jan26

Winter Wildlife: Squirrels

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Jan27

Winter Seasonal Stroll

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a naturalist on this wintery guided interactive stroll. A cup of hot cocoa included to bring along on the walk.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife

Jan27

Birding: Owls

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be wise and join this Urban Park Ranger-led hike, as we look for this bird of prey. Participants are selected by lottery. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
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Jan27

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road (in Brookville Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Feb 2

The Hibernators Den

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Cozy up in the hibernators’ reading nook with books, puzzles, and puppets. Hunt for sleeping creatures in a self-guided game and mix up some hot chocolate to help you nap through winter.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 2

Animal Adaptations

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Adaptations are special characteristic that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 2

To Sleep or Not to Sleep: Winter Survival Strategies Nature Presentation

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the amazing, sometimes strange, adaptations that allow native amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds to survive harsh New York winters.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Wildlife

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Feb 3

Hiding in Plain Sight: Habitats of the Heather Garden

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See what birds you can spot on this afternoon tour with expert naturalist Mike Feller. Learn about animals that live and migrate through the Heather Garden and which plants support them.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Feb 9

The New York City Naturalist Club: Bald Eagle Watch

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcomed.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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