Saturday Afternoon Family Nature Hikes

Please pre-register for all hikes via email, as we may need to cancel due to weather or change location! Contact: Jennifer at turtlebackfarmer@gmail.com

Friday November 29th Giving Thanks for Nature: This family hike allows us to get outside, celebrate and care for our local environment. This Year: Join us for a beach walk to search for cold-stunned sea turtles and . Time: 9:00 am Location: TBA

Saturday, December 21stWinter Solstice Celebration 4:30-5:45 pm, Southold, Join us for our first annual Winter Solstice Celebration as we welcome the longer days to come with warmth and light. Drumming, bonfire, night hike and activities, hot cocoa and cookies! This event is for all ages, suggested donation is $5 per person.

Saturday, December 28th, Christmas Bird Count, Peconic, all day

Upcoming 2020 Events:

Saturday, January 11th Full Moon Hike and Owl Prowl, Cutchogue

Cell Phone Nature Photography TBA

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Hikes

Earth Day Family Outing Monday April 22nd: Beach Clean Up & Spring Hike UPDATE: We collected 100 lbs of trash from Goldsmith’s Inlet County Park!

May 12th Mother’s Day Birding Stroll  Celebrate Mother’s Day with this easy hike to listen for and spot migrating warblers, observe nesting behavior, and learn basic bird identification skills.

March 17th St Patrick’s Day Welcoming of the Osprey! On this day we will venture out to look for male osprey returning to their former nest sites. If anyone happens to spot one before this date, please notify Jennifer! 2:00 pm Wickham Creek (Cutchogue) To register, please email Jennifer at turtlebackfarmer@gmail.com, thank you! UPDATE: We did indeed see a male osprey this day …It is officially Spring!