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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 61 events
from September 18, 2019 to November 20, 2019
in Wildlife (x) category

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Wondrous Water

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On World Water Monitoring Day, we’ll address the importance of protecting our local water bodies and showcase how Randall's Island Park Alliance's staff track the water’s health!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

The River Project Wetlab Look-ins

at Pier 40 Wetlab This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the Pier 40 Wetlab, a dynamic exhibit of native Hudson River animals that changes based on current populations living in HRPK’s Estuarine Sanctuary.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep19

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Inwood Hill Park, home to Manhattan's last remaining natural forest and owls! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration begins on Wednesday, September 11.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping with the Urban Park Rangers, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Little Cooks - Bird Party!

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come meet and pet our friendly birds. Then we will go on a nature walk outside to see and hear the birds. Together, we will make our own delicious edible bird nests.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Food, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

The New York City Naturalist Club: Fall Migration

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Queens Park of the Month: Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy a peaceful paddle in the wetlands of Jamaica Bay and view the incredible birds in this habitat. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on September 11.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

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