Scenic Hudson Events

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Located on the Hudson River’s eastern shore in Putnam County, Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary is a large wetland complex whose mosaic of intertidal shallows, mudflats, tributary streams and marshes provides irreplaceable habitat for birds, plants and other wildlife.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Join this elementary education program that teaches environmental awareness and nature appreciation by studying birds. During this five-week session, students in grades 3-4 learn about their natural environment through classroom lessons and outdoor field trips.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Larry Federman, president of the Northern Catskills Audubon Society, will offer a Powerpoint presentation on local birds and discuss potential impacts climate change will have on these and other species—and how we can help them.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Most of the food we eat is the result of the endless labor of pollinators. Bees are designed for pollination, yet most go unnoticed and their work unheralded.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

American eels (Anguilla rostrata) are born in the Atlantic Ocean and swim into North American streams as tiny, almost see-through “glass eels.” The species is in decline over much of its range, and studies of its migration are considered crucial for survival.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Enjoy light refreshments while getting acquainted with Scenic Hudson’s environmental education and volunteer programs. It’s a great opportunity to sign up your class or group for field trips, collaborative events or hands-on workdays.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

The Hudson River Estuary Program and Scenic Hudson seek volunteers to monitor eels in Black Creek from March 26 -June 1. Volunteers will learn how to catch, count, weigh and release unharmed these important fish whose populations are declining.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

FRANNY REESE STATE PARK (Ulster)—Help remove exotic bush honeysuckle so native plants can flourish again. After lopping the honeysuckle, we’ll compress and tie it into bundles for use as dry brush packing to help stabilize shorelines.

BLACK CREEK PRESERVE (Ulster)—Scenic Hudson seeks volunteers to monitor amphibian populations at Black Creek Preserve.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

SHAUPENEAK RIDGE (Ulster)—Lace up your sneakers for a challenging and technical race on the rugged trails of this spectacular preserve.