Tag Archives: Nature/Environment

Trees of the Heather Garden Tour with Author Leslie Day at Fort Tryon

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.

The Riverside Oval Association Invites You to John James Audubon’s Birthday Party

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