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 August 10, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Aug11

Hudson River Park Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Events

2:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Join us as we study fish populations, monitor tide pools, sample water quality and more.
Free!

Aug11

HRPK's 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.
Learn more about fascinating local wildlife including oyster toadfish, lined seahorses, and blue crabs.
Free!

Aug11

Evening in the Gardens

at Wave HillBronx 
This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us at the end of your day to participate in or observe a number of activities specifically designed to take advantage of this moody and transitional time in the late-summer garden.

Aug11

Evening in the Garden: Bats of the Bronx Talk and Walk

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join our all-star lineup of experts for a peek at the secret life of bats that live in and migrate through the Bronx.

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Aug13

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
Aug13

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!

Aug13

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!

Aug13

Ranger Games

at Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature themed games.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Aug14

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects, and habitats at Wave Hill that make it so appealing for such a wide variety of birds.

Aug14

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

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