What to Do: July Environmental Education

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Connect with Nature this Summer: July Environmental Education Events with Bedford Audubon

Tuesday, July 3, 7:30am-9:30am, First Tuesdays Bird Walk: Dean’s Bridge, Somers. Meet at the eastern end of Dean’s Bridge Road in Somers. Cost: Free. Level of Physical Difficulty: Easy-moderate. Register with Susan Fisher at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Sunday, July 8, 10 am-12noon, NatureWalk: The Butterflies of Muscoot Farm. Join Naturalist Tait Johansson for an early summer butterfly walk on the beautiful grounds of Muscoot Farm. Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Easy.Register with Susan Fisher at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Thursday, July 19, 7:30am-9:30am, Third Thursdays Bird Walk: Maple Avenue, Katonah. Meet at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Reservoir Road (right at the dam). Cost: Free. Level of Difficulty: Easy. Register with Susan Fisher at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Saturday, July 21, 10:00 am, Story Trail Walk. The Bedford Audubon will hold a field guided Story Trail walk for interested families on Saturday July 21 at 10:00 am. The objective of the Story Trail is to get children interested in nature while also allowing them to practice their reading skills. This trail inspires an appreciation for local New York wildlife. This event is free for members and open to the public. $10.00 fee per family (non-members).

Saturday, July 28, 8:15am-1:30pm, Field Trip: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Join Naturalist Tait Johansson for high tide at the bay, which sends shorebirds in impressive numbers to the refuge’s East Pond. We should also see herons, egrets, Glossy Ibis, and many others! Bring binoculars, lunch, sunscreen, plenty of cold drinks, and boots/footwear you don’t mind getting muddy. Depart Bylane at 7 am or meet at Visitors Center at 8:15am.Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Moderate. Register with Susan Fisher at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

Sunday, July 29, 10am-12noon, Nature Walk: Dragonflies of Muscoot Farm. Join Naturalist Tait Johansson and Friends of Muscoot Farm for an early summer nature walk focused on dragonflies and damselflies on the beautiful grounds of Muscoot Farm. Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Easy. Register with Susan Fisher at info@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-302-9713.

 

 

Photo Credit: Unidentified-butterflies-by-Holly-Ellerbusch-1

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