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March 2017
$12

Earth Yoga at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

March 22 @ 9:00 am - April 19 @ 10:00 am
Quogue Wildlife Refuge,
3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Earth Yoga

Connect with the Earth and connect with yourself — mind, body and spirit — during a one-hour yoga class in the Main Room of the Nature Center.  This is a Gentle Yoga Program for all fitness levels, and will be taught by Amy Hess, a certified yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Students must bring their own mats.  $12.00 per class.  Pre-registration recommended; Walk- ins welcome.

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Nature’s Journal with John Holzapfel at Peconic Landing

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peconic Landing,
1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Red-Winged Blackbird

Join former teacher and trustee John Holzapfel as he continues his monthly nature series. The program will feature a little science, lots of pictures and a timely discussion of nature's activities for the month. Tuesday, March 28 |  at 4 p.m. | Auditorium |  Free to all

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Environmental Book Club Meeting with GFEE at Downs Farm Preserve

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downs Farm Preserve,
23800 Main Rd
Cutchogue, NY 11935 United States
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That’s right! Downs Farm Preserve will now have an environmentally themed book club, meeting once a month. Enjoy refreshments in our nature center as we discuss the first book to read. For more information or to join , please contact Jessica Kennelly at [email protected] or 631.765.6450 x215.

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Free

NFEC Speaker Series: The Campaign to Save Plum Island, An Island Like No Other

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jamesport Meeting House,
1950 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 11947 United States
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Hosted by the North Fork Environmental Council Friday, March 31st at 6:30 pm Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road, Jamesport Showing a short film, "Conservation on a Small Island," featuring actor Sam Waterston and numerous members of the Preserve Plum Island Coalition, and then presenting a "Virtual Tour" of Plum Island via powerpoint, Louise Harrison will provide an update on the campaign to save Plum Island from sale by the federal government to the highest bidder. Louise also will highlight…

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April 2017
$20 - $35

Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s First Walkathon for Refuge Animals

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Quogue Wildlife Refuge,
3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Walk with us during our very first walkathon to raise money for the animals at the Refuge! Saturday, April 1st – RAIN OR SHINE Check in 9:00 – 9:30 AM, Walk begins at 10:00 AM This will be a fun event that you won’t want to miss! Sign up early, the first 150 registrants will receive an event shirt. Wear an animal themed costume and have the chance to win a prize! Pre-registration: $30 for Adults, and $20 for Youths…

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Clam Island County Park Hike with STPS

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Meet at end of Noyack Bay Lane, Sag Harbor. Moderately-paced 2 mile beach hike with bay views of Jessup’s Neck. Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516.994.5947.

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Bee Natural Honey Tasting and Demonstration at Quogue Library

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quogue Library,
90 Quogue Street
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Thirty percent of what we eat exists only because honeybees pollinate our food. Learn about the importance of bees in our ecosystem during this multi-sensory presentation, including a slide show and honey and body care sampling with Wayne Vitale of the Spy Coast Bee Farm 6 p.m. 631.653.4224

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The Magic of Compost at Quogue Library

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Quogue Library,
90 Quogue Street
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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April 8 The Magic of Compost at Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 11 a.m. Do you have too much sand or too much clay? Do you want a beautiful, organic landscape? Join Roxanne Zimmer, Ph.D. as she takes you underground to show you how and why compost improves the quality of soil. This Cornell Master Gardener will explore four different approaches, including sheet composting and vermicomposting.  631.653.4224

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Peconic Baykeeper’s Bay-Friendly Landscaping at Quogue Library

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quogue Library,
90 Quogue Street
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Butterfly Weed in SoFo's Native Wildflower Garden

April 18 Peconic Baykeeper’s Bay-Friendly Landscaping at Quogue Library, 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 6 p.m. In honor of Earth Day, learn all about the importance of reducing synthetic fertilizers for bay health, and natural techniques for achieving beautiful landscapes. Practical examples of bay-friendly techniques will be given, as well as a discussion of the proper plants to use in a  coastal Long Island landscape with Baykeeper Sean O’Neill. 631.653.4224

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Science writer Dava Sobel reads at Canio’s Books

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canio’s Books,
290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Dava Sobel

Science writer Dava Sobel reads from “The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars” at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 5 p.m. 631.725.4926. Free.

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Let’s Talk About Water: Films & Discussion at Guild Hall

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guild Hall,
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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April 23, 2017 A day of films and talks leading to engaging conversations about water quality, sustainability and conservation of our greatest natural resource. 10am FAMILY FILM – WALL –E  The acclaimed Pixar film about the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. 2pm – FILM & PANEL  – H20MX – Mexico City’s struggle to provide clean water for a city of 20 million with no fresh…

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