Events & Updates


Saturday, January 6th at 10:00 a.m. : VOLUNTEER CORPS WORKDAY

Join us at the sanctuary to help with invasive plant removal, trail work, beach clean-up, and more.  This is a great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth!  Weather permitting.

Saturday, January 13th at 1 p.m.: WINTER DUCKS ON MANURSING LAKE

There are many species of ducks and diving birds that congregate in large numbers on the lake during the winter season.  There they await the spring, feeding and socializing on the protected, unfrozen lake.  Take a walk with us and learn to identify them.  Dress … Read More

Saturday, January 27th at 1 p.m.: WILDFLOWERS IN WINTER

There is a different a kind of beauty to our wildflowers after their growing season is over.  Learn to recognize familiar plants by their “skeletons”.  Weather permitting

Saturday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m.: WINTER BIRD WALK

Join us for a brisk walk around the sanctuary to see how our feathered friends are faring!

Saturday, February 17th at 10:00 a.m.: VOLUNTEER CORPS WORKDAY

Join us at the sanctuary to help with invasive vine cutting, trail work, beach clean-up, and more. This is a great way to have fun, get some exercise and give something back to the earth!  Weather permitting,

Saturday, February 24th at 1 p.m.: WILD TEA PARTY

Join us for a taste of wild teas brewed from such wild plants as Sweetfern, Sassafras, Pine, Goldenrod, Mullein, and more.  This program is geared for adults and children over 12.  Pre-register by calling 914-967-8720.  Cost:  $5 per person.

Saturday, March 3rd at 1 p.m.: ECO-AVENGERS!

It’s time to put our ideas for saving the planet to work!  We all know that we should do our part to help,and this workshop will show you how to do it.  Come Meet LIVE ANIMALS and learn how your actions help them in their natural … Read More

Saturday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m.: VOLUNTEER CORPS WORKDAY

Join us at the sanctuary to help with invasive plant removal, trail work, beach clean-up, and more. This is a great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth!  Weather permitting,

Saturday, March 17th at 1 p.m.: THE WONDER OF SEEDS

Plant some sunflower seeds and watch them grow at home.  Learn about the nature of how seeds work.

Saturday, March 31st at 1 p.m.: LIVE BIRDS OF PREY

Join us once again for Master Falconer James Eyring and his birds of prey!  Have a close encounter with hawks and owls and see them in action!  Learn about the natural history of falconry and native raptors’ habitats and adaptations.  Sponsored by the Friends of … Read More