Basha Kill Nature Club for Kids

Posted On 23 Jun 2018
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Note: In the months of July and August, the Basha Kill Nature Club will meet on:

Friday, July 12, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 9, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 24, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

For children of all ages

Monthly on Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to Noon 

• Observe, explore and engage!
• Hands-on exploration of the Basha Kill wetlands ecosystem
• Learn about wetland wildlife, water and weather

Members will learn through exploration at the Basha Kill wetlands and research using materials and exhibits at the Library and the Mamakating Environmental Education and Interpretive Center (EEIC).

Meetings will alternate between the library and the EEIC on South Road in Wurtsboro. Children will need to have transportation to each meeting site and to wear appropriate clothing for outdoor activities.

October 27, Library: How do animals prepare for winter?

November 24, Environmental Education and Interpretive Center (EEIC):         Making bird feeders

December 22, Library: Who’s awake in the dark? Celebrate the shortest day of the year.

January 26, Library: Snow crystals

February 23, EEIC: Signs of life in winter

March 23, March 16, Rail Trail: Looking for monkeys in trees

April 27, Basha Kill: Celebrate Earth Day with the Annual Basha Kill Clean Up

May 25, May 18EEIC: The birds are back! Let’s find them.

June 29, Library: What can we find with a treasure map?

Call to register: (845)888-8004

Held in collaboration with the Town of Mamakating and the Basha Kill Area Association and with support from Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther.
Funding for this project was made possible in part from a Healthy Communities Initiative Grant from Sullivan Renaissance.