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July 2019

APC Forum: Marsh Madness at Ashawagh Hall

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashawagh Hall, 780 Springs Fireplace Road
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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 The mission of the Accabonac Protection Committee (APC) is to protect, enhance and restore the ecological integrity of Accabonac Harbor and its watershed.  As part of that mission, on July 17 the APC will present a public forum entitled "Marsh Madness at Accabonac Harbor" that will discuss research in Accabonac marshes, sea level rise impacts on the marsh, managing the marsh, everything you wanted to know about marsh mosquitoes and more! The forum will be held from 6pm to 8pm on…

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IPC Talks with NYT Photographer Josh Haner at Southampton Arts Center

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$15
IPC Talks with NYT Photographer Josh Haner at Southampton Arts Center

ICP and SAC PRESENT TALKS FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHERS AMI VITALE, JOSH HANER, AND STEPHEN WILKES  Thursdays, July 11, July 18, and July 25 at 7 PM $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members) The Photo Ark exhibition at SAC and ICP Talks have been made possible thanks to the Harbers Family Foundation and Renee Harbers and Chris Liddell. ICP TALKS: Illustrated Talk with Josh Haner, New York Times Photographer THURSDAY, JULY 18 | 7 PM | $15 ($10 for Friends of…

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The Long Journey Home: The Nichols Eaglet at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

July 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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The Long Journey Home: The Nichols Eaglet at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

July 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm   This power point presentation and talk will be about the return of bald eagles to their ancient nesting are — today known as the William Floyd Estate. The program will also cover eagle biology, the reason for their decline all over Long Island and the United States, and their remarkable comeback. This program will be taught by MaryLaura Lamont, Park Ranger, of William Floyd Estate Fire Island National Seashore. A…

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ICP TALKS: Stephen Wilkes, National Geographic Photographer at Southampton Arts Center

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$15
ICP TALKS: Stephen Wilkes, National Geographic Photographer at Southampton Arts Center

ICP and SAC PRESENT TALKS FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHERS AMI VITALE, JOSH HANER, AND STEPHEN WILKES  Thursdays, July 11, July 18, and July 25 at 7 PM $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members) Join SAC for this series of illustrated talks with conservation, environmental and climate photographers, in coordination with the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition featuring the work of Joel Sartore, co-presented by the International Center of Photography (ICP) and the Southampton Arts Center (SAC). The Photo Ark…

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Paddle What’s Left with NFEC at Orient Beach State Park

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Orient Beach State Park, Route 25
Orient, NY 11957 United States
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$40

Join the North Fork Environmental Council for our "Paddle What's Left" kayaking and shorebird sighting fundraiser event!  Saturday, July 27th.   Meet up at Orient Beach State Park (Eagle's Neck Paddling booth) at 8 a.m. for kayaking. Kayaks will be provided. $40 per person.   For more information, please contact us at office@nfec1.org.

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Birding Talk & Walk with SOFO’s Frank Quevedo at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Joel Sartore's Chinese Oriole

The Southampton Arts Center is pleased to partner with South Fork Natural History Museum for two special birding tours with Executive Director Frank Quevedo in conjunction with the exhibition on view, National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Sartore. Sunday, July 28 | 2 PM | FREE Birding with Frank at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, Bridgehampton Program Leader: Frank Quevedo, Executive Director, South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO), Cosponsored with Friends of the Long Pond Nature Center The woods, fields, wetlands and…

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International Ocean Film Tour 6 at Southampton Arts Center

July 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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International Ocean Film Tour 6 at Southampton Arts Center

Monday, July 29 | 8:30 PM | FREE – Outdoors on the West Lawn Sponsored, in part, by Elyn and Jeff Kronemeyer Adventure. Action. Ocean Life. The International OCEAN FILM TOUR Volume 6 is headed to Southampton with the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries on board. 120 minutes packed with the most inspiring stories from the seven seas and the best water sports action of the year. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy this exciting evening of ocean films.…

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August 2019

Birdwatching for Beginners with GFEE at Hallock State Park

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:00 AM  11:30 AM On this slow amble around Hallock State Park, we will explore agricultural lands, woodlands as well as Long Island Sound, looking and listening for birds. Families are encouraged to come along for this fun learning experience. Please bring binoculars. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti at 631-765-6450 ext. 205 or sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org.

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Paddle the Pond at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$20
Paddling Quogue Ice Pond

Explore Old Ice Pond via Kayak or Canoe during a self-guided paddle, or join up with a QWR Educator to learn about the history, and flora and fauna. Observe the various species of freshwater fish, turtles, and birds which live in and around this 100+ year old pond that was originally created for ice harvesting for the Quogue Ice Company. A scavenger hunt/ID chart will be available. A program for adults and families. Reservations and pre-payment required as space is…

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Summer Wade in Three Mile Harbor with Group for the East End

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$5
Three Mile Harbor, afternoon.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:00 AM  11:30 AM Discover the diversity of life in the north end of Three Mile Harbor (opposite Sammy’s Beach). We will wade with seines and dip nets in search of crabs, fish and other marine creatures. Please wear water shoes. Suggested $5 donation per person. For reservations, directions, or more information, please contact Anita Wright at acwright@eastendenvironment.org.

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Combing the Ocean Beach in Hampton Bays with Group for the East End

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Shinnecock Inlet West Side Park, 365 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, NY 11946 United States
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$5
Shinnecock Inlet, Monday morning.

Friday, August 9, 2019 9:00 AM  10:30 AM Long Island’s ocean beaches are great places to search for evidence of near-shore creatures. We will meet in the parking lot on the west side of Shinnecock Inlet to comb the shoreline for seashells, crab shells, skate egg cases, and perhaps even a sand dollar! Suggested donation of $5 per person. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti at 631-765-6450 ext. 205 or sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org.

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Mummichogs & Mud Crabs: An Estuary Wade with GFEE at Orient Beach State Park

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orient Beach State Park, Route 25
Orient, NY 11957 United States
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Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM  12:00 PM Mummichogs and Black-Fingered Mud Crabs are two of the many kinds of animals we plan to capture on this exciting visit to Orient Beach State Park. Join us for an exhilarating time as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of a great variety of fish, crabs, shrimp, mollusks, and other small creatures of the estuary. We will closely observe each of the animals we catch, before gently releasing them back…

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Full Moon Night Hike at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5

Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities. Reservations required 24 hours prior, space is limited. A program for adults and families with children over 8. Meet in the parking lot. $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members. Please call 631.653.4771 to make a reservation!

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A Taste of Australia Didgeridoo Workshop at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$30
A Taste of Australia Didgeridoo Workshop at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

G’day mate…come and make your own Didgeridoo, Dot Paint it in the traditional Australian Aboriginal style, then learn how to play it. Australian Chris Pitkin will talk to you about Australia’s Aboriginal culture and the Didgeridoo – Yidaki – the world’s oldest wind instrument. He’ll show you how to Dot Paint your Didge the traditional way, and then will teach you how to play. Chris spent years traveling in the Australian Outback, learning about its Aboriginal Dreamtime, and its 60,000…

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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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