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Programs and Events 

Our weekend programming is wide-ranging, with a general focus on the natural world and sustainability. Most weekend programs are family-friendly and geared towards all ages. Adult programs, offered in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and other community groups, are usually offered during evening hours. See Adult Programs. 

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DECEMBER

Dec 11, Sun 2PM Ravens & Crows: The Amazing Intelligence of Corvids
Long considered evil and omens of death, scientists are revealing the truth about corvids such as crows and ravens. Come join us and learn about the overlooked intelligence of corvids and interact with a few of our very own "shades of night." Free to members, Non-members $8/person.

JANUARY

8 Sun 11AM – 12PM Animal Tracks
Who's been walking in our woods? Join us for this new program and we'll find out together as we search our trails for animal tracks, scats, and signs of animal activity. A fun and informative walk through our forest. All ages welcome. No pre-registraton required. Free!

11 Wed 7:00PM Climate Change: Impacts on our Region*
Experts will present the most up-to-date information on the local consequences of climate change. Projected impacts of climate change in the region, including erratic climate and weather extremes, altered ecosystems and habitats, and risks to human health and society will be discussed. The presenters will share proposed solutions and discuss steps to mitigate some of these global issues. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!

22 Sun 11AM – 12PM Animal Tracks
Who's been walking in our woods? Join us for this new program and we'll find out together as we search our trails for animal tracks, scats, and signs of animal activity. A fun and informative walk through our forest. All ages welcome. No pre-registration required. Free!

FEBRUARY

8 Wed 7:00PM Energy: Climate Culprit to Atmosphere Hero*
The use of fossil fuels to power our 21st century civilization has taken a big toll on people and the environment. Join the Nature Center for a presentation on the future of energy systems. Renewable sources of energy, from the sun and wind, are the cornerstone of the sustainable future that Westchester County and New York State are calling for. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!

MARCH

5 Sunday, 11AM – 3PM Maple Sugaring Party
A day of family fun at the peak of maple sugaring season! Featured events include sap collecting demonstrations, depictions of Native American and Colonial style sugaring sites, candy and porridge making, crafts, and maple sugar tastings. Early registration, before March 5: $5 members, $10 non-members. Day of event registration: $8 members, $15 non-members. BOOK NOW coming soon

8 Wed 7:00PM Agriculture: A Carbon-Free Diet*
We make food choices multiple times daily, and the aggregate pollution of those decisions hugely impacts our global climate. Experts discuss the carbon intensive industrial agriculture system. Topics to be explored include food labeling, homesteading, and regenerative food systems. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!

*a part of our Climate Science, Climate Action series

The Greenburgh Nature Center's community weekend events, environmental forums,
public programs and nature education programs are supported,
in part, by Westchester County Parks and the Town of Greenburgh.

Westchester County Parks Town of Greenburgh Town of Greenburgh Parks and Recreation

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