For children of all ages
During the summer, the BNC will meet on the second Fridays and the fourth Saturdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, July 12 …Butterfly life cycle and identification and a walk to a butterfly garden (Meet at the Library.)
Saturday, July 27 …Observing nature on the trail, with surprises along the way! (Meet at the Mamakating Environmental and Interpretive Center.)
Friday, August 8 …Bird adaptations. What would you eat if you had a bird bill? Fun for younger children and older kids who are into birds! (Meet at the Library.)
Saturday, August 24 …Activity to be announced
• 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 at 762 South Road in Wurtsboro. Children will need to have transportation to each meeting site and to wear appropriate clothing for outdoor activities. (Please keep in mind that the Haven Road Bridge is currently closed.)
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.