Saturday 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

Saturday, February 8th, 4:30-6:30 pm, Family Full Moon Night Hike & Owl Prowl Join us for a reading of Jane Yolen’s Owl Moon, learn about our local owls, owl adaptations, and how to identify their calls, have a hoot playing some owl games, then head out onto the trails to listen for owls. The Snow Moon will rise this day at 4:40 pm and will be full Sunday February 9th at 2:33 am. Free for NFAS Members, Non-members $5 per person

Saturday, February 15th, 10:00-12:00, Birds & Bagels: Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, March 21st, Vernal Equinox & Return of the Osprey Celebration (2nd Annual) 

 

 

 

 

 

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!