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

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from May 26, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Saturday, May 28, 2022

May28

Birding: Warbler Watch

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Oakland Lake to look for spring warblers and more!
Free!

May28

Blue Wave - Buckets for Blue: Volunteer Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Give some TLC to the Park's largest natural resource, Raritan Bay. Grab a bucket and do a cleanup
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Introduction to Birdwatching Walks

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Every Saturday, join a member of the Brooklyn Bird Club and Prospect Park Alliance on an introductory walk to learn the basics of birding.
Free!

May28

Birding: Spring Migration

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Fort Greene Park looking for spring migrants such as warblers, sparrows and birds of prey.
Free!

May28

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It’s the latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

May28

Birding: Raptors

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Brookfield Park to look for raptors that include hawks, eagles, osprey and more.
Free!

May28

Community Science: Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park)Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and Greenbelt Nature Center Education for an evening on the shore engaging in a community science project as we collect scientific data on horseshoe crabs.
Free!

Sunday, May 29, 2022

May29

Blue Wave - Buckets for Blue: Volunteer Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Give some TLC to the Park's largest natural resource, Raritan Bay. Grab a bucket and do a cleanup
Free!

Best For
Kids
May29

Sensory Perception Hike

at Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Engage your sense of touch, smell, sight, and hearing as we explore the natural world.
Free!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

May31

Summer on the Hudson: Estuary Explorers

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

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Become an Ecological Engineer! Students learn about the importance of resilient waterfronts at this hands-on Waterfront Alliance STEM program.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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