Family Film Night: “A Plastic Ocean” with GFEE at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Family Film Night: “A Plastic Ocean” with Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Rd., Cutchogue. 6 to 8 p.m. 631.765.6450  This is an adventure documentary that follows exploring research scientists traveling around the world, exploring the fragile state of our oceans.  Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. […]

Free

Beach Cleanup at Breakwater Beach with GFEE

Breakwater Beach 5155 Breakwater Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

Saturday, July 8 9:00 am - 11:00 am If you love our North Fork beaches and marine life, and are concerned by the garbage that washes ashore, then please help us clean up the beach!  Bags, gloves and pickers are provided.  Please meet at Breakwater Park Beach in Mattituck. Sponsored by the Group for the […]

Free

Traditional Herbal Remedies with GFEE at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Saturday, July 15 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Join Group for the East End and local herbalist April Alexander at Downs Farm Preserve as we learn to make our own salve.  This wonderful salve is soothing to the skin for many ailments including bug bites, scrapes, bruises and minor burns. * Attendees will make and take […]

$30

Art Workshop: Let’s Get Trashy with Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Date/Time Saturday, July 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am Join us and local artist, Pamela Heidtmann, as we instruct you on how to create your own wildlife sculpture out of trash.  The material used includes micro-plastics, styrofoam, bottle caps, and fishing line, that will all be collected from our beach cleanups.  Pamela Heidtmann has helped […]

Explore Your Beach with Group for the East End at Cedar Beach County Park

Cedar Point County Park 5 Cedar Point Road, East Hampton, NY, United States

We’ll be partnering with the Peconic Estuary Program as we snorkel among the seagrass and walk along the beach at Cedar Beach County Park, Southold. Come learn about the creatures that hide among the eelgrass, crawl along the rocks and nest on shore! Bring snorkeling gear, water, sunscreen and a snack! Registration required: Christine Tylee, […]

Free

The Go and See Tour: A Discussion About Plastic Pollution, Science and Solutions with GFEE at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Location:Cutchogue New Suffolk Library Plastic is in the Earth’s water, land and even the air. Science writer and artist Erica Cirino sailed across the most polluted part of the eastern Pacific Ocean, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. After embedding with world-class scientists in Denmark, Cirino is now preparing to visit some of the […]

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with Group for the East End

TROPICAL FISH OF SHINNECOCK BAY      Sunday, September 17 (1 to 3 p.m.) In September a great variety of tropical fishes can be found in Shinnecock Bay: Butterflyfish, Filefish, Jacks, Trunkfish, Cornetfish, Groupers... Join us on this exciting adventure as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes. For reservations or more […]

DIY All Natural Beauty Workshop with GFEE at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Join Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve in learning the importance of keeping plastic off our shelves, and the benefits of making homemade beauty products.  Recipes we will make include toothpaste, body scrub, and deodorant.  Registration and $10 suggested donation is requested & appreciated.  Please contact Christine Tylee at 631-765-6450 x 208 or ctylee@eastendenvironment.org.   […]

$10

Traditional Herbal Remedies with GFEE: Infused Oil/First Aid Salve at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Join Group for the East End and local herbalist, April Alexander, at Downs Farm Preserve as we learn to make our own salve.  This wonderful salve is soothing to the skin for many ailments including bug bites, scrapes, bruises and minor burns.  April’s focus is on learning and sharing traditional herbal knowledge.  She is an active participant in the International Herb […]

$30

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society visits Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Want to learn more about marine mammals and sea turtles that live in our local waters? If so, join us as we welcome the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society to Downs Farm Preserve for a night filled with information regarding there habitats, the challenges they face and what we can do as a community to help them. A […]

Donations Appreciated

Fall Herb Gardening at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Join Group for the East End and local herbalist, Heather Cusack, as we explore the fall herb garden at Downs Farm Preserve. Enjoy freshly made herbal teas as well as creating your own winter sore throat sage remedy. Registration and a $10 suggested donation is requested. Please contact Christine Tylee at 631.765.6450 x 208 or ctylee@eastendenvironment.org.

$10

Migrating Monarchs and Merlins with Group for the East End

MIGRATING MONARCHS AND MERLINS Saturday, September 30 (10 to 12:30 p.m.) Join us 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 […]

Skull Science with NYS DEC and Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

With Halloween just around the corner, this is the perfect time of year to study animal skulls! Join us at Downs Farm Preserve as we take a look at the skulls of NYS mammals, and try to determine the diet of the animal based on dentition.  Educators will point out muscle attachments, eye placement, skull size, and […]

Donation Appreciated

Winter Wildlife on the Barrier Island with GFEE

WINTER WILDLIFE ON THE BARRIER ISLAND Sunday, December 10 (10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) During this wildlife search along Dune Road in Hampton Bays, we should see distant gannets, lounging Harbor Seals, various gulls, many different ducks, a handful of shorebirds, and perhaps a few birds of prey. Please bring binoculars. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti […]

Free

Watching Birds & Seals Along Dune Road with Group for the East End

Dune Road Dune Road, Southampton, NY, United States

WATCHING BIRDS & SEALS ALONG DUNE ROAD Sunday, March 11 (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) Hampton Bays' barrier island provides excellent wildlife-watching opportunities throughout the year. During this late-winter search we hope to find Harbor Seals, Common Loons, Horned Grebes, Great Egrets, American Oystercatchers, Long-Tailed Ducks, Snow Buntings, Marsh Hawks, and perhaps a Short-Eared or Snowy Owl. Binoculars are required. For reservations […]

Free

An Early Spring Walk Through the Woods at Downs Farm Preserve with Group for the East End

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

AN EARLY SPRING WALK THROUGH THE WOODS                     Sunday, March 25 (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) This nature walk along the trails of the Downs Farm Preserve will explore the forest ecosystem during the still-dormant early spring season. We will identify the common plants of the preserve, and search for animals (including evidence […]

Free

Bay to Sound Trail Creation and Cleanup with GFEE

Saturday, May 5 2018 8am-12pm - Greenport Celebrate ‘I Love My Park Day’ with us! Group for the East End and the Town of Southold are partnering to create the Bay to Sound trail system, a series of trails connecting from the Peconic Bay to the Long Island Sound. Meeting location: TBA Interested in lending […]

Bay to Sound Trail Creation with GFEE and Southold Town

Saturday, May 5 2018 from 8am to 12pm Celebrate ‘I Love My Park Day’ ! Group for the East End and the Town of Southold are partnering to create the Bay to Sound trail system, a series of trails connecting from the Peconic Bay to the Long Island Sound.   The meeting location for this Saturday's […]

Free

GFEE Screening of “Straws: A Documentary for a Sea of Change” at Shelter Island Public Library

Shelter Island Library 37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY, United States

Date/Time Thursday, June 21 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 7 to 8 p.m. STRAWS Screening: A Documentary for a Sea of Change It’s estimated every day 500 million+ plastic straws are used once and tossed in the U.S. alone. Find out how you can help reduce this number by joining […]

Free

Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with Group for the East End

Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. In September a great variety of tropical fishes can be found in Shinnecock Bay: Butterflyfish, Mullet, Filefish, Jacks, Trunkfish, Sea Horses, Cornetfish, Groupers… Join us on this exciting adventure as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water […]

Migrating Monarchs and Merlins on Dune Road with GFEE

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 3:30 to 6 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, […]

Winter Wildlife on a Barrier Island with Group for the East End

Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. During this wildlife search along Dune Road in Hampton Bays, we should see distant gannets, lounging Harbor Seals, various gulls, many different ducks, a handful of shorebirds, and perhaps a few birds of prey. Please bring binoculars. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti […]

Free

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

Quogue Wildlife Refuge 3 Old Country Road, Quogue, NY, United States

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.

Free

Seal Cruise Around Shinnecock Bay with AMCS & Group for the East End

Stony Brook Southampton Marine Station 8 Little Neck Road, Southampton, NY, United States

Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. Join Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) biologists and Group for the East End for a seal cruises around Shinnecock Bay. Learn about the different species of seals that inhabit the waters around Long Island, New […]

$30

Full Worm Moon Hike at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Join Group for the East End for a full moon hike under the “Worm Moon” at the enchanting Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue. This hike is perfect for the whole family. Sturdy shoes and flashlights/headlamps are recommended. For reservations or more information, please contact Taralynn Reynolds […]

Free

Forest Therapy Walk with GFEE at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Certified forest therapy guide and life coach Linda Lombardo will lead an immersive walk at Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue. These walks are specifically designed to open the senses, slow you down and reconnect with nature in a way that refreshes, restores and renews. There is […]

$5

Full Moon Hike at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:30 PM  9:30 PM According to “The Old Farmer’s Almanac,” May’s full moon is also called the “Flower Moon”, “Milk Moon” or “Corn Planting Moon.” Come find out why and embrace the coming of summer! Flashlight or headlamp suggested. Space is limited so register today. Two times available -- an earlier session […]

Donations Appreciated

Full Sturgeon Moon Hike at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:30 PM  9:30 PM According to “The Old Farmer’s Almanac,” August’s full moon is also called the “Sturgeon Moon” and received its name from the Algonquin tribes in eastern North America who knew it as the time when this large fish was abundant. Throughout this guided one mile walk, you’ll discover the […]

Bay To Sound Trail Cleanup with Group for the East End

BAY TO SOUND TRAIL CLEANUP I (SOUTHOLD) Sunday, November 3 (1 to 3:30 p.m.) Take pride in your town by joining Group for the East End for trail cleanups this fall in one of the many preserves that make up the Bay to Sound Trail System. The cleanups and trail clearing will take place in […]

Free

Seed Swap and Invasive ID Walk at Downs Farm Preserve

Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY, United States

This event has been rescheduled from March 23 due to weather. The Suffolk Alliance for Pollinators and Group for the East End host a Native Seed Swap and Invasive Species ID Walk on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Road, Cutchogue.  The invasive plant ID walk begins at […]

Free

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