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August 2019

Montauk Observatory Lecture: “Voyagers’ Journey: A Grand Tour of the Solar System” at John Jermain Memorial Library

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Jermain Library, 201 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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Free

Thurs., August 22, 7:00 PM (observing after the talk) Lecture: “Voyagers' Journey: A Grand Tour of the Solar System" Speaker: William Francis Taylor, NASA Solar System Ambassador Location & Co-Sponsor: John Jermain Memorial Library 201 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY Cost: FREE Registration: Contact the Library: (631) 725-0049 This summer marks the 30th anniversary of Voyager 2’s rendezvous with Neptune, the outermost of the distant gas giant planets. Over the decades, the two Voyager probes have continued their mission to…

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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

Monarch Season in the Spotlight at Long Pond Greenbelt

September 8 @ 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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Free

In the midst of a season where monarch butterflies seem to be everywhere, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt welcomes naturalist John Potente for a Sundays at 2 lecture on monarch butterflies on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. Mr. Potente will take attendees on a photographic and videographic journey, watching the miraculous life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. After decades of reviving the native plants on his three acres of land in Hauppauge, Mr. Potente was able to watch…

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NFAS Dedicates Nature Center to Roy Latham

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48
Greenport, 11944 United States
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The native plant garden at The Red House at Inlet Pond County Park

Nature Center to be Dedicated to Roy Latham The North Fork Audubon Society is holding a garden party on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. to dedicate The Red House at Inlet Pond County Park on Route 48 in Greenport to the honor of North Fork Naturalist and Homegrown Hero Roy Latham.  The Roy Latham Nature Center (as The Red House will now be known) will serve as a gathering place for community members to learn more about their natural…

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Full Corn Moon Hike with Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Rd
Cutchogue, NY 11935 United States
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Friday, September 13, 2019 7:30 PM  to 8:30 PM Downs Farm Preserve, Cutchogue Join Group for the East End for one of their favorite full moon walks, celebrating the harvest moon.  This month’s full moon is also known as the “Full Corn Moon” and received its name from the Algonquin tribes in eastern North America who knew it as the time when corn was harvested. Throughout this guided one mile walk, you will discover the sights and sounds of the…

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SoMAS Lecture: Citizen Science Program for Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles at Stony Brook Southampton

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free
SoMAS lecture

On Friday, September 20th at 7:30pm, Maxine Montello, Rescue Program Director from the New York Marine Rescue Center will present a lecture titled:  “Creation of a citizen science program in response to historical  increase in New York’s cold stunned sea turtles” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus.    • This lecture was originally scheduled for Sept. 13 but the date has been changed.   The abstract of the talk appears below:   Long Island Sound and…

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NFEC Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Bailie Beach sunset, Mattituck

Saturday, Sept. 21 is International Coastal Cleanup Day, and the North Fork Environmental Council is celebrating with several beach cleanups. Volunteers are being asked to meet up at Iron Pier Beach on the Long Island Sound in Riverhead  from 8 to 10 a.m., at Truman's Beach in East Marion from 9 to 11 a.m. and at Bailie's Beach Park in Mattituck from 9 to 11 a.m. They are working with the Mattituck Beach Cleanup Group at Bailie's Beach Park Mattituck…

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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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Galileo’s Lute: A Concert in the Dome at Custer Institute Observatory

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$20
Galileo Galilei

SEPTEMBER 28, 5:00PM.  GALILEO'S LUTE: A CONCERT IN THE DOME. Although Galileo's scientific achievements are widely known, the legendary "father of modern science" was a member of a distinguished family of musicians and was himself an accomplished player of the lute, the most important household instrument of the Renaissance. In celebration of Galileo's musical family and upbringing, world-renowned lutenist Dr. Christopher Morrongiello will perform a magnificent recital featuring works composed by Galileo's father and brother (Vincenzo and Michelangelo Galilei, respectively),…

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