- Community Bird Feeder Watch Program [Times Vary]
Do you love birds? Join us as we collect data during our second annual Bird Feeder Watch Program at Downs Farm Preserve. The program runs from October to April during the first full week of every month. Volunteers are asked to count and identify birds visiting the feeders for a minimum of 15 minutes on the assigned observation day. For more information or to register for the informational meeting, please contact Missy Weiss at email@example.com.
- Storytime at Downs Farm Preserve [FAMILY FUN]
Children, ages 2 to 5, are welcome to join Group for the East End staff at Downs Farm Preserve as they read a nature-themed story and create a fun craft. For reservations or more information, please contact Missy Weiss at 631-765-6450 ext. 219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wild About Bats! with Quogue Wildlife Refuge [FAMILY FUN]
Want to know more about bats? Join us for this fascinating presentation at Downs Farm Preserve by Quogue Wildlife Refuge. You’ll learn about bat anatomy and their amazing physical adaptations, their different lifestyles around the world — including Long Island — and their ecological importance to the planet. You’ll also learn about the conflicts bats are facing, why the United Nations declared 2011-2012 International Year of the Bat, and how you can help. For reservations or more information, please contact Christine Tylee at 631-765-6450 ext. 208 or email@example.com.
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