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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 49 events
from July 19, 2018 to October 27, 2018
in Wildlife (x) category

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on a walk through the park to observe the many species of birds in Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Birding, Tours, Wildlife


Animal of the Month Club: Northern Harrier

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Norhtern Harrier is considered one of the most agile and acrobatic raptor in North America. Join the Urban Park Rangers in Brookfield Park as we look for the Northern Harrier.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife


Living with Urban Wildlife

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers to learn about our interesting neighbors, such as birds, squirrels, raccoons, opossums, snakes, and many more.
Category: Education, Wildlife


Fort Tryon Kids: Nature in Disguise

at 190th Street Subway Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come join us as we meet and touch live animals, and learn about what makes them unique.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife

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Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the flowers, plants, wildlife and trees that can be found in the Wildflower Meadow!
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife


Saturday Night Alive! Nocturnal Nature Hike

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Experience the lake like never before with evening adventures featuring fish, bats, nocturnal creatures, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife

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Sunday, July 22, 2018


Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience preferred; for ages 8 and older. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Education, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife


The New York City Naturalist Club: Raptors of Inwood Hill Park

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The New York City Naturalist Club hosts a birding expedition, during which guests of all skill levels can watch for eagles under the guidance of the Urban Park Rangers. Binoculars are encouraged.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife


Toddler Tales You’re My Little Bunny

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Encourage your child’s love of reading by sharing a nature-related story. Create a nature craft, meet some of APEC’s animals, and enjoy a nature walk.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018


Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island’s history has shaped our natural areas!
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife

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