Nature & Outdoors Events on Long Island

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    Join us - Practicing Expe FREE

    Join us - Practicing Experimental Sculpture-site-specific dance performances for Fall 2018

    at Heckscher Park and several other parks Huntington Time : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Open call: Long Island is fortunate to feature public art and sculpture in our parks. A wonderful, creative way to add another dimension to these works is to present a performance art/dance piec...

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    View the Planets & Moon through a Telescope

    at Northport Harbor Park Northport Time : 07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Please visit our website FIRST to see if we are doing it. If the sky is CLEAR, See the Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &/or Saturn, & sometimes an eclipse, through a powerful telescope...

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    The Peconic Land Trust: What We Do

    at Peconic Landing Greenport Time : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    "The Peconic Land Trust, and the work they do.  Since 1983,  they have worked diligently with landowners, communities, municipalities, and partner organizations to protect 12,000...

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    Harbor Nights: Our Coastlines Under Siege

    at Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum Cold Spring Harbor Time : 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Did you know, 2/3 of people globally live along coastlines? Hear Dr. John Tanacredi, Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies at Molloy and Director of CERCOM, speak about protecting our...

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    Stump Pond Circular "Chocolate" Hike

    at Blydenburgh Park Smithtown Time : 09:00 AM

    "Hike around the 120-acre pond in the middle of Blydenburgh Park; bring drinks and snack; rain or shine, although extreme weather cancels; meet at the south entrance of Blydenburgh County Park...

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    Creatures of the Night Hike

    at Center for Science Teaching & Learning Rockville Centre Time : 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

    Enjoy a nighttime hike along the trails around CSTL! Ages 1 and up. Visit The Center for Science Teaching & Learning's website for more information on this upcoming event.

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    Be A Wildlife Detective at Maritime Explorium

    at Maritime Explorium Port Jefferson Time : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Be A Wildlife Detective Enjoy a family program with crafts at Maritime Explorium!

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    Calling All Scouts! Leave No Trace

    at Wilderness Visitor Center Shirley Time : 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

    Leave No Trace is a set of outdoor ethics designed to promote conservation in the outdoors. Join a park ranger to explore these ethics through hands-on activity and lively discussion. Dress for...

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    Stump Pond Plus Caleb Smith Hike

    at Blydenburgh County Park Smithtown Time : 10:00 AM

    "Hike around beautiful L-shaped Stump Pond in Blydenburgh County Park; drop out after 6 miles, or if you wish continue to explore Caleb Smith State Park; bring water and food; rain cancels;...

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    Rocky Point Ramble

    at DEC Parking Lot Ridge Time : 10:00 AM

    "We will walk a loop on the Paumanok Path, Blue, Yellow and Red Trails of the Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest; bring water and snack; meet at the DEC parking lot on NY 25A, east of...

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    Pleasure From Both Sides

    at Spinney Road East Quogue Time : 09:00 AM

    "A speedy walk in the Flanders Woods, westward from Spinney Road, crossing Pleasure Drive, around the blue loop and back again; bring water and snacks; meet at Spinney Road (north end)...

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    Pick it Up! Coastal Cleanup

    at Wilderness Visitor Center Shirley Time : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation and Fire Island National Seashore for this volunteer coastal cleanup –part of the Pick It Up  initiative to eradicate...

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    Old Mastic Bird Walk

    at William Floyd Estate Mastic Beach Time : 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Its migration time and this three-mile bird walk through woods, fields and wetlands of the William Floyd Estate should produce a good variety of bird species. Bring binoculars if you have them and...

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    Old Mastic Autumn Bird Wa FREE

    Old Mastic Autumn Bird Walk

    at William Floyd Estate Mastic Beach Time : 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Three mile walk through autumn woods and fields and along creeks to find a great variety of migrating bird species. Some birds will stay here for the winter while others will continue heading south...

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    Caumsett Quiet Side

    at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve Lloyd Harbor Time : 10:30 AM

    "We will be hiking the “lesser known” side trails in this, my favorite park.  Who knows? Maybe we'll find a new one! Rain cancels; bring water and snack; meet in parking...