Nature - Wildlife Events

Summer Birding in Bronx on 13 Aug

Summer Birding

Bronx   Sunday, August 13, 2017   0930
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for such a wide ..  
Garden Walk: The Language of Flowers in Bronx on 22 Jul

Garden Walk: The Language of Flowers

Bronx   Saturday, July 22, 2017   1300
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
The Victorians viewed individual flowers as objects of beauty, as well as symbols of emotion and sentiment. Walk the gardens with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to decode hidden messages in herbs and flowers according to the Victorian “Language of Flowers.” Bounti..  
Summer Birding in Bronx on 9 Jul

Summer Birding

Bronx   Sunday, July 9, 2017   0930
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for such a wide ..  
Mint Family Reunion Walk in Bronx on 8 Jul

Mint Family Reunion Walk

Bronx   Saturday, July 8, 2017   1400
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Spearmint, basil, coleus and lemon balm are just a few members of the mammoth mint family (Lamiaceae). Meet and greet some of these handsome and hard-working herbs and ornamental “mints” on a midsummer stroll through the gardens with Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day. Yo..  
Marvelous Moths Talk and Walk in Bronx on 24 Jun

Marvelous Moths Talk and Walk

Bronx   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1930 - 2100
10.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Often overshadowed by their more flamboyant butterfly relatives, moths play an important role in the ecosystem as pollinators for night-blooming flowers, and as food for many larger creatures. Join Environmental Educator Pam Golben of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a..  
Native Pollinators Walk in Bronx on 24 Jun

Native Pollinators Walk

Bronx   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1300
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden, but solitary bees, beetles and other native pollinators are often overlooked. Entomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willo..  
Butterfly Block Party in Bronx on 24 Jun

Butterfly Block Party

Bronx   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1200 - 1500
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Calling all swallowtails, fritillaries, skippers and hairstreaks! Everyone’s invited to the Butterfly Block Party in the Flower Garden. Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera. Pollinators Weekend event...  
Meet the Bees: A Hands-on Adventure in the Apiary in Bronx on 24 Jun

Meet the Bees: A Hands-on Adventure in the Apiary

Bronx   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1100 - 1300
25.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees. Search for worker bees, drones, brood (baby bees) and maybe even catch a glimpse of the elusive queen. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads this fas..  
Pollination Headquarters in Bronx on 24 Jun

Pollination Headquarters

Bronx   Saturday, June 24, 2017   1100 - 1600
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Get your pollinator info here! See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo. Pollinators Weekend event...  
Arts, Culture & Fun: Ancient Trees with Beth Moon in Manhattan on 19 May

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ancient Trees with Beth Moon

Manhattan   Friday, May 19, 2017   1830 - 0830
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Join acclaimed photographer Beth Moon, author of Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees, as she delves into her artistic process and the experience of traveling around the world to photograph these natural relics. It is only in the rarest and clearest of nights that we can look up at ..  
Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park in New York on 13 Apr

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

New York   Thursday, April 13, 2017   1100 - 1230
15.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of living art. Visitors on this tour will admire park vistas as if walking through a landscape painting, all while learning about the park's intricate design features. Discover the park's most artfully executed landscapes o..  
Gardener's Focus: Spring Designs in Washington on 11 Apr

Gardener's Focus: Spring Designs

Washington   Tuesday, April 11, 2017   1445 - 1530
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Part of the magic of Hillwood’s is the constantly changing seasonal plant displays. Each season features new and exciting plants paired in unique combinations. Learn about the design process that went into creating these beautiful displays including first-hand stories of pr..  
Woodland Path Garden Tour for Volunteers in Washington on 11 Apr

Woodland Path Garden Tour for Volunteers

Washington   Tuesday, April 11, 2017  
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Come along as senior gardener Marshall Paquin leads a tour of the newly created woodland path on Tuesday, April 11 at 11:30 a.m. or on Wednesday, April 12 at 11:30 a.m. Please sign up on the clipboard in the horticulture office area as space is limited to 15 volunteers per ..  
Butterfly Pavilion in Washington on 5 Apr

Butterfly Pavilion

Washington   Wednesday, April 5, 2017   1015
6.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants! Located adjacent to Partners in Evolution, this tropical oasis offers visitors a rare opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from all over the world. Regular Hours: Daily: 10:15 AM-5:30 PM; last t..  
Secrets of the Southwest Park in New York on 22 Mar

Secrets of the Southwest Park

New York   Wednesday, March 22, 2017   1100 - 1230
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share wit..  
Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond Tour in New York on 21 Mar

Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond Tour

New York   Tuesday, March 21, 2017   1100 - 1215
15.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Hallett Nature Sanctuary is the smallest of the Park's three woodland landscapes. Closed to the public in 1934, the Hallett Nature Sanctuary remained mostly untouched until 2001, when Central Park Conservancy took up a more comprehensive program of restoration and maintenanc..  
Seneca Village Tour in New York on 19 Mar

Seneca Village Tour

New York   Sunday, March 19, 2017   1400 - 1515
15.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour to learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800s and ..  
West Side Stories Tour in New York on 18 Mar

West Side Stories Tour

New York   Saturday, March 18, 2017   1100 - 1230
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view. Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour through Central Park's historic and picturesque west side. Highlights of th..  
Northern Forts Tour in New York on 16 Mar

Northern Forts Tour

New York   Thursday, March 16, 2017   1100 - 1230
15.00 USD
Nature - Wildlife Events
Staff Pick for Summer 2016: Did you know that the north end of Central Park has a rich history that includes the British having been stationed here during the American Revolution, and American troops stationed there during the War of 1812? Recent archaeological and historica..  
Heart of the Park Tour in New York on 15 Mar

Heart of the Park Tour

New York   Wednesday, March 15, 2017   1100 - 1230
Free
Nature - Wildlife Events
Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including C..  

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