Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

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April 18, 2014

Friday, 10am-12noon.  Explore shady hemlock groves, cross seasonal streams, and look for signs of Spring as we hike to the historic Van Leuven Cabin. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; for children ages 2-6. Little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. Space is limited; for reservations call 845-255-0919. The fee per person: Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee. Children 12 and under are free.

April 19, 2014

Saturday, April 19th, and Sunday, April 20th, 1pm (weather permitting). This interpretive program will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, April through October (weather permitting). No reservations required. Meet at the Trapps Bridge. This program will last approximately 20 minutes, involves a gentle stroll, and will be led by a Mohonk Preserve Ranger who is an experienced rock climber. This is a free program but participants must either be Mohonk Preserve members or pay a day use fee to access the land. Children 12 and under are free. Children must always be accompanied by an adult.

April 19, 2014

Saturday, 2-5pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. As the earth begins to warm, the forest reawakens with beauty. Join Barbara Petersen and Roger Roloff, experienced field botanists and Preserve Volunteers, and learn to identify coltsfoot, bloodroot, hepatica, spring beauties, and more! Ages 15 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes an easy, 3-mile hike. No dogs allowed at this program, except for service dogs. Space is limited; call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. This is a free program.

May 5, 2014 to May 11, 2014

Monday, May 5th, through Sunday, May 11th, 10am-4pm. As part of the ongoing campaign to make Ulster the healthiest county in New York, Mohonk Preserve is offering a free, one-month membership for residents of Ulster County. Visitors with proof of Ulster County residency may obtain their passes at the Preserve Visitor Center from 10am to 4pm Monday, May 5th through Sunday, May 11th and at the Spring Farm Trailhead from 10am to 4pm Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th. The membership passes will be good through June 9, 2014. Passes must be picked up in person, with the exception of minors, whose parent or guardian may pick up a pass on their behalf.

May 16, 2014

Friday, 10am-12noon. Explore the forest for wildflowers and critters. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; for children ages 2-6. Little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. Space is limited; for reservations call 845-255-0919. The fee per person: Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee. Children 12 and under are free.

May 17, 2014

Saturday, 2-5pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Join Barbara Petersen, Roger Roloff, and Michael Rider, Mohonk Preserve volunteers, on this forest and ridge hike to search for the colorful blooms of later spring such as Canada Mayflower, Solomon’s Seal, Yellow Violets, Crowfoots, White Baneberry, Red Trillium, and Pink Ladyslippers. Ages 15 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a moderate 4-mile hike. No dogs allowed at this program, except for service dogs. Space is limited; call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. This is a free program.

May 23, 2014

Friday, 6:30-8pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see a wolf! This program features the Wolf Conservation Center of South Salem, NY and their 10-year old Arctic gray wolf, Atka. Attendees will learn about the history of wolves in the United States, the importance of wolves to a healthy ecosystem, and the efforts to save these magnificent creatures for future generations. The program will include an awe-inspiring, up-close encounter with this impressive yet misunderstood predator. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required as space is limited. Each reservation is limited to a maximum of 5 people due to the popularity of this program. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations. The fee for this program is $5 per person for members and non-members and is required at the time of registration. A cancellation made 7 days or more prior to a program will receive a 50% refund of fees paid. Cancellations within 7 days of a program are not eligible for a refund. Mohonk Preserve reserves the right to cancel or continue programs in inclement weather. If a program is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

June 3, 2014

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September, 6-7:15pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Jacqui Nash, of the Yoga House, as you unwind from your day and reconnect with yourself in this beautiful outdoor setting. The series will focus on Vinyasa Yoga for beginner and intermediate students. Sign up for individual classes, any 9 classes, or the full series. Bring your own mat and water. Rain or Shine. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set-up, so the class can start promptly at 6pm. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations and program location. Space is limited, register early. The fee per person: Mohonk Preserve members $140 for the series (18 classes), $75 for any 9 classes, or $10 per class for; non-members $180 series (18 classes), $95 for any 9 classes, or $12 per class. Payment is required at the time of registration. A cancellation made 7 or more days prior to a program will receive a 50% refund of fees paid. Cancellations within 7 days of a program are not eligible for a refund. Mohonk Preserve reserves the right to cancel or continue programs in inclement weather. If a program is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

June 20, 2014

Friday, 10am-12noon. Explore the forest searching for Mountain Laurel and wildflowers. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children ages 2 to 6 are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Reservations are required. Call 845-255-0919 to reserve a spot. There is a 15 parent limit. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. The fee per person: Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee. Children 12 and under are free.

June 22, 2014

Sunday, 1-4pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Wendy Hollender, botanical artist and author, will lead this program. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from a master! Work with seasonal materials to improve your skills and practice new techniques. Beginners welcome. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This is an outdoor program. Reservations are required. Space is limited, register early. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. All materials will be provided. The fee per person: Mohonk Preserve members $25; non-members $35. Payment is required at the time of registration. A cancellation made 7 days or more prior to a program will receive a 50% refund of fees paid. Cancellations within 7 days of a program are not eligible for a refund. Mohonk Preserve reserves the right to cancel or continue programs in inclement weather. If a program is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

June 29, 2014

Sunday, 10am-12noon. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the fields and forests! All well-behaved dogs on short leashes welcome. Be sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pet. Ages 10 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a moderate, 4-mile hike. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead.  This is a free program.

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