Hike the Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the area’s natural treasures by combining physical activity, art, and fun!
Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with Leslie Day, author of Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York. Learn about Fort Tryon’s majestic elms, sequoias, Franklinias, and the unique syringa flowering trees! Find out which trees predate the park and which have been added in recent park restoration projects.
These tours are wheelchair accessible but people with mobility issues may find them challenging because of the park’s steep paths.
RSVP is required; Email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register.
Join us for an opportunity to get up close and personal with NYC’s wild residents. Learn about squirrels, raccoons, coyotes, skunks, deer, and more. Find out the best places in New York City and New York State to watch wildlife. There will be live animals with educational speakers, kid’s activities, and musical performances. Everyone is welcome.
Let’s celebrate Audubon’s 233rd birthday on the former site of his farm Minniesland!! Enjoy the blooms in Riverside Oval, eat cake, sing happy birthday, meet your neighbors! Special guest: Author and nature educator Leslie Day will discuss the lasting impact of Audubon’s work, including the rich and accurate information to be found In his paintings about habitat, diet, and ecological relationships.
Save the date and please join us
Saturday, February 20, 9:00-10:30 AM
Payson Avenue and Dyckman St.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
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