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December 2018

Ecological Culture Initiative Winter Solstice Dinner

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Joseph’s Villa, 81 Lynn Avenue
Hampton Bays, NY 11946 United States
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$45

Winter Solstice Dinner • Dec 20th   The Ecological Culture Initiative will host an Organic Farm-to-Table Winter Solstice Dinner on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the historic St. Joseph's Villa in Hampton Bays, NY 🍽 🥗 Price: $45 per person - limited to 45 people Purchase Tickets ECI will provide all food, which will be organic, naturally gluten-free, and vegetarian (with vegan options), and prepared by Executive Cheffe Colette Connor of the Inn Spot. Any milk, cheese, and vegetables…

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Meet Falconer Chris Paparo & His Hawk Emmy at SoFo

December 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Free

Cosponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum and the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt About Chris: Born and raised on Long Island, Chris has been exploring the wilds of the Island for over 30 years. As a wildlife photographer, writer, lecturer, and General class, licensed falconer, he enjoys bringing public awareness to the diverse wildlife that calls the island home. His passion for coastal ecology, fishing, and the outdoors led him to obtain a BS in Marine Science…

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Full Cold Moon Hike at SoFo

December 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Free

Hike Leader: Jean Dodds, Secretary, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Co-sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt & South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest. Sometimes this moon is also called the Long Night Moon as the winter nights lengthen and the moon spends more time above the horizon opposite a low sun. Join us for this leisurely paced one-hour hike in…

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Nature’s Journal with John Holzapfel at Peconic Landing

December 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Free
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.

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January 2019

Lecture: “Starting in Beekeeping” with Chris Kelly at Custer Institute

January 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$5

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5TH. 7:00PM-8:00PM "Starting in Beekeeping" presented by Master Bee Keeper Chris Kelly. Local Master Beekeeper Chris Kelly will present a one hour lecture on some of the basics of beekeeping. Topics covered will include: the cost of getting started, equipment selection, site or hive placement considerations, and a brief overview of the beekeeping calendar year. Chris will also provide information on purchasing bees & equipment. Q & A follows. Chris Kelly is a Cornell Master Beekeeper and a…

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Book Discussion: Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” at Southampton Arts Center

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free

DRAWDOWN Introduction Wednesday, January 9, 2019 | 6:30—8:30 PM | FREE – CLICK TO RESERVE Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.  Its creators have  mapped, measured  and modeled substantive solutions for a clean atmosphere. Join us for an inspiring overview of a plan that can roll back global warming within thirty years. DIVING INTO DRAWDOWN Fridays, January 11 & 18 and February 8 & 22, 2019 | 10:15 AM —12:30 PM | FREE – CLICK TO RESERVE This  four-session workshop will…

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Winter Birding with Group for the East End at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Free

Join Aaron Virgin, Vice President of Group for the East End, on a hike through Refuge trails looking and listening for local birds of the forest. This free program is for adults and families with children ages 7 and older. Space is limited so call to reserve. Call 631.653.47714 or register using this form.

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Light the Night Trail Walk at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

January 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$10
Light the Night at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

January 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Join QWR for this magical winter evening walk taking place for the 5th year! Arrive to the Refuge between 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm for a self-guided peaceful stroll through the gently lit forest trails. After or before your walk, warm up in the Nature Center near the cozy fireplace with some hot cocoa & cookies. A program for adults and families. $10.00 fee, $5.00 for kids 12 and under. Check…

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Full Moon Night Hike at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5

January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Celebrate the first full moon of the New Year with an evening hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon. The walk will last approximately 1 1⁄2 hours. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance; payment required at time of reservation. A program for adults and families with children over…

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Volcanoes Revisited at Riverhead Free Library

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Free

George Lomaga returns to discuss active volcanoes and show slides, including those from his trip to Iceland.

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Live Owls at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

January 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5 – $10

January 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   Join us in the Nature Center to see our resident owls up close! This 1 hour program will teach you about our 3 native Long Island owl species and what they might be doing during the winter months, as well as how you can help protect them. Learn about their diets, habitats, and physical adaptations that make them excellent hunters. For adults and families with children age 6 and older.…

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