Wildlife

A turtle hangs out on a rock in Morningside Park

Meet and learn about NYC's wildlife neighbors, from the fish and crabs of our waters to the hawks and eagles of our skies. Our expert Urban Park Rangers, Parks Wildlife Unit, and our partners and friends lead wildlife-viewing tours and lectures all across the New York City. Join us! To learn more about NYC's wildlife and what to do when encountering wildlife, please visit our Urban Wildlife page

Wildlife Events

To FILTER events, use the menu on the right-hand side. Currently viewing 9 events
from October 26, 2021 to November 28, 2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Oct26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Oct28

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 29, 2021

Oct29

Wetland Clean up + Costumed Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Freshkills Park Alliance for a wetland clean up at our Kayak Launch site. Following the clean up volunteers will have the opportunity to Kayak along Freshkills Park's…
Free!

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Oct31

Urban Wildlife: Nocturnal Creatures

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Walk with the Urban Park Rangers on the grounds of Conference House Park and learn about some nocturnal creatures that are associated with Halloween such as spiders, bats and more.
Free!

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Saturday, November 6, 2021

Nov 6

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. To enhance your experience, please bring your own binoculars and field guides.
Free!

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Nov20

Deer Exploration Hike

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Oh deer! Learn more about this majestic species and explore the park in search of signs and traces of its presence.
Free!

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Nov27

Birding: Beginner Birding

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Kissena Park to look for Fall migrants that include warblers, raptors and more!
Free!

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Nov28

Nature Exploration: Van Cortlandt Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. To enhance your experience, please bring your own binoculars and field guides.
Free!

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