BEAR MOUNTAIN- Beary Merry Holiday @ Trailside Museums & Zoo

BEAR MOUNTAIN- Beary Merry Holiday @ Trailside Museums & Zoo

SATURDAY, December 22, 2018

(Rain date Sunday, Dec. 23rd)

10:30 am

$1/person suggested donation at Trailside.

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make tasty holiday snacks for the black bears. We’ll celebrate the holiday season at 11:00 when we let the bears out to unwrap their gift boxes full of delicious treats! Bundle up & come out for a festive, family-friendly winter experience!

Meet at the Bear Den

ABOUT THE MUSEUMS

Parking is located at Bear Mountain State Park; $10/vehicle.

Allow 20 minutes to walk from parking lot.

(845) 786-2701

Trailside Museums & Zoo is located at Bear Mountain State Park, on the western bank of the Hudson River.

GPS: Use Bear Mountain Inn address: 55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Main Entrance to Bear Mountain State Park is on Seven Lakes Drive, off of Route 9W and a short distance south of the Bear Mountain Bridge Circle.

CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON- Predator Appreciation @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Wildlife Education Center

CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON- Predator Appreciation @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Wildlife Education Center

SATURDAY, December 1, 2018

10 am

This program is recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 & up.

Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children; Not-yet-Members: $10/Adults, $7/Children.

What do a coyote, a ladybug and Venus fly trap have in common? They alleat “meat”! Come discover the many shapes and sizes of predators during this interactive family program. We will create a human food web, discover incredible predator adaptations and behaviors, and come face-to-face with some living predators. This program includes outdoor activities, so come dressed for success!

Predator Appreciation at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founded in 1959, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a premier nature center with a focus on Environmental Education with a mission to develop responsible caretakers of the environment. Over the years it has developed quality educational programs for students and the public that focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands and promote knowledge and appreciation of our natural world.  The Museum is home to Grasshopper Grove, the Hudson Valley’s first Nature Play area. The Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center and Grasshopper Grove are located in Cornwall, New York and the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.

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25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Find directions here

For more information visit hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall, NY

WAPPINGERS FALLS- FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill Farm

WAPPINGERS FALLS- FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill Farm

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, February – November

11 am-1 pm

(with the exception of days on which special events are held and holidays)

Visit with our animals! The barn is open for visits with our chickens, cows, pigs and sheep!

Stony Kill Farm is maintained by The Stony Kill Foundation.

The Stony Kill Foundation, Inc. was chartered in 1977 and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. It has the responsibility of educating the public on various environmental and historical topics and maintains a working farm with livestock at the Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, which is owned by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. The Foundation is financed through membership dues, program fees, fundraising events, donations from the public, grants, and general contributions. All donations are tax deductible. Members of the Foundation are also encouraged to become volunteers.

stonykillbarnThe Mission of the Stony Kill Foundation, Inc. is to develop environmental, educational and historical interpretive and outdoor recreation programs and events; provide paid and volunteer staffing; secure financial assistance; obtain community and government support; and maintain compliance with Stony Kill Farm’s deeded agricultural commitments.

79 Farmstead Lane Wappingers Falls New York 12590

845-831-3800

email: foundation@stonykill.org

http://stonykill.org/programs/open-barn

 

Open Barn at Stony Kill Farm

CORNWALL- Wild Turkey Trek @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Outdoor Discovery Center

CORNWALL- Wild Turkey Trek @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Outdoor Discovery Center

SUNDAY, November 25, 2018

10 am

This program is recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 & up.

Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children; Not-yet-Members: $10/Adults, $7/Children.

Hike the McKeon Loop trail and learn all about this fascinating bird that is so prevalent this time of year. Find out about the turkey’s natural history and amazing adaptations.

 

Founded in 1959, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a premier nature center with a focus on Environmental Education with a mission to develop responsible caretakers of the environment. Over the years it has developed quality educational programs for students and the public that focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands and promote knowledge and appreciation of our natural world.  The Museum is home to Grasshopper Grove, the Hudson Valley’s first Nature Play area. The Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center and Grasshopper Grove are located in Cornwall, New York and the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.

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120 Muser Drive, Cornwall, NY 12518

Across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, NY

For more information visit hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall, NY

WAPPINGERS FALLS- FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill Farm

WAPPINGERS FALLS- FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill Farm

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, February – November

11 am-1 pm

(with the exception of days on which special events are held and holidays)

Visit with our animals! The barn is open for visits with our chickens, cows, pigs and sheep!

Stony Kill Farm is maintained by The Stony Kill Foundation.

The Stony Kill Foundation, Inc. was chartered in 1977 and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. It has the responsibility of educating the public on various environmental and historical topics and maintains a working farm with livestock at the Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, which is owned by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. The Foundation is financed through membership dues, program fees, fundraising events, donations from the public, grants, and general contributions. All donations are tax deductible. Members of the Foundation are also encouraged to become volunteers.

stonykillbarnThe Mission of the Stony Kill Foundation, Inc. is to develop environmental, educational and historical interpretive and outdoor recreation programs and events; provide paid and volunteer staffing; secure financial assistance; obtain community and government support; and maintain compliance with Stony Kill Farm’s deeded agricultural commitments.

79 Farmstead Lane Wappingers Falls New York 12590

845-831-3800

email: foundation@stonykill.org

http://stonykill.org/programs/open-barn

 

Open Barn at Stony Kill Farm