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August 2019

Tuesdays with Tom: All Day at Jamaica Bay NWR

August 20 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Mall Dr
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$4
Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge

North Fork Audubon Presents Tuesdays with Tom, Jamaica Bay NWR August 20 - 7 A.M. "J-bay, nuf said". This will be an all day field trip. Bring lunch and plan on having dinner in Howard Beach. Meet at Tanger in front of West Elm Outlet, 1770 W Main St, Riverhead at 7 AM. Please call or text Tom at 631 275-3202 or email  to register. Suggested donation is $4 for nonmembers

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Custer Institute Starfest

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - August 24 @ 11:30 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$20

FRIDAY AUGUST 23 6:00PM - SATURDAY AUGUST 24 11:30PM STARFEST 2019 Custer Institute presents a festival on all things Astronomy from Friday August 23 through Saturday August 24. This two day festival will feature fun and engaging activities for the whole family. Attend all or part of the activities and bring a tent to spend the night on our South Lawn (pre-registration required for camping). All programs will be held at Custer Observatory. Detailed schedule and tickets at custerobservatory.org or…

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Fall Native Plantings Challenge at Peconic Lane Community Center

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States
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Join the North Fork Environmental Council on Friday, August 23rd 6:30 pm  at the Peconic Lane Community Center     Become a part of North Fork Environmental Council's 2019 Fall Native Perennial Planting     Challenge   NFEC is very excited to offer everyone a chance to improve their gardening skills, add even more natural beauty to their property and at the same time increase the amount of food for our Pollinators (bats, bees, birds, butterflies, etc.) which are so important…

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with Group for the East End

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 AM  12:00 PM In the late summer a great variety of tropical fishes can be found in Shinnecock Bay. Last year we encountered Striped Burrfish, Spotfin Butterflyfish, Trunkfish, Band-Tailed Puffer, and Permit, just to mention a few of our exciting discoveries. Join us on this adventure – timed during low tide -- as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes! There will be opportunities to view…

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Shelter Island Green Expo at the American Legion

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shelter Island American Legion, 281 School Street
Shelter Island, NY 11964 United States
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Free Admission

Shelter Island’s Annual Green Expo takes place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11-3 on the Legion Hall grounds. (In case of rain, the event moves into the Hall.) The Legion Hall is located at the corner of Bateman Road and School Street, across from the High School. Participants at this year’s event include the Peconic Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, Peconic Estuary Program, Defend H2O, Group for the East End, and more. Get up close to animals presented by the…

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Birds of Prey Up Close and Personal at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$10

Join us in the Nature Center for a live bird of prey presentation. During this program, you will get to meet a variety of native raptors. Learn the amazing adaptations these birds have to be such excellent hunters. Bring a camera as photo opportunities will be available. For adults and families. Not recommended for children under 6. $10.00 per person. Reservations and pre-payment necessary as space is limited. Call 631.653.4771 or register online here.

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September 2019

Full Moon Night Hike at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5

Celebrate the full moon with a nighttime 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. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance; payment required at time of reservation. A program for adults and families with children over 11. $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members. Call 631.653.4771 to make a reservation!

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with GFEE

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$10

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9 to  11 a.m. Last September we found a great variety of tropical fishes in Shinnecock Bay. We’re planning on a repeat performance this year! Join us on this adventure – timed during low tide -- as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes! There will be opportunities to view the creatures closely in a temporary aquarium; all animals are released at the end of the program.…

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Film Screening: “Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time” at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5
Film Screening: "Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time" at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Aldo Leopold is considered by most to be the father of conservation, recognizing in the 1920’s that man’s connection to nature should be as a partner instead of as an adversary. In honor of National Public Lands Day, please join us for a screening and discussion of this Emmy-award winning documentary film which shares Leopold’s story. Presented by Wes Triani, certified in partnership with the Peconic Land Trust, this film will broaden your view and understanding of the importance of…

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Migrating Monarchs and Merlins on Dune Road in Hampton Bays with GFEE

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Dune Road

Migrating Monarchs and Merlins (Hampton Bays) Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:30 to 4 p.m. Join Group for the East End for a wildlife search along Dune Road west of the Shinnecock Inlet. The trip is timed to coincide with low tide, which should enhance our chances to see diverse shorebirds and wading birds. If winds are blowing from the northwest, migrating swallows, hawks, dragonflies, and butterflies will compete for our attention. Please bring binoculars. For reservations or more information, please…

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A Stroll on the Sound at Hallock State Park with GFEE

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Free
Sandy terrain in Hallock State Park | Glenn Jochum photo

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to noon   On this nature walk we will visit diverse habitats in Hallock State Park, from woodlands to freshwater ponds to the rocky shore of Long Island Sound. We’ll keep an eye out for wildlife large and small, learn about some of the plants of the preserve, and check for shells along the beach. Families are most welcome to join us for this entertaining and informative stroll. For reservations or more information, please…

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