Walks in the Woods and Other Cool Things to Do Outside

    Nature Walk at North Fork Preserve

    Saturday, February 29, 10:00 am Learn about the preserve’s old-growth forest, freshwater wetlands and other ecological communities.

    Explore Cranberry Bog Preserve

    Saturday, March 7, 2:00 PM - Learn about this preserve's abundant freshwater and diversity of wildlife and carnivorous plant.

    Spring Walk at Iselin Preserve

    Friday, April 24, 6:00 PM - Dave Taft will introduce you to some of the most beguiling plants at the Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve!

    Explore the Marine Nature Study Area

    Saturday, May 2, 2:00 PM - This program will feature a variety of birds, particularly shorebirds and warblers during their migration north.

    Walk at Christopher Morley Park

    Friday, June 5, 11:00 AM - Virginia More than Morley program will highlight lots of inspirational readings in addition to nature (of course!)

    Owl and Bat Prowl at Iselin Preserve

    Friday, July 31, 7:30 pm Stella does the best Eastern Screech Owl call around and has a knack for enticing other species, too.

    Farm Tour of Youngs Farm

    Saturday, August 15, 10:00 am Tim Dooley will give you a tour of Youngs Farm – one of Nassau County’s most treasured farms.

    Kayak the Shore, Port Washington

    Saturday, September 12 at 2:00 pm Enjoy lower Hempstead Harbor by kayak. We’ll set out from North Hempstead Beach Park.

    Prairie Walk at Hempstead Plains

    Saturday, September 19, 10:00 am Stroll through this Nassau County prairie when some of its most enticing flowers beckon.

    Butterfly Migration from Sunken Meadow

    Sunday, October 4, noon - Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly, during its annual southerly migration.

    TOBAY Beach Exploration

    Saturday, October 24, 2:00 pm Explore TOBAY Beach salt marsh, maritime forest and ocean and the migrating birds and insects they support.

    Hike Beaver Brook Corridor

    With a focus on covering some ground in this spectacular corridor of conserved land, this hike will warm you up!