Get Into Nature

October 24, 2014

Friday, 7-8:30pm, (Rain/wind date:10/25th). Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Join Dr. Glenn A. Proudfoot, Visiting Scholar at Vassar College and Mohonk Preserve Research Associate, and experience being up close and personal with these silent visitors. For nearly 40 years Glenn has been studying birds of prey. His current research explores migratory pathways of the Northern Saw-whet Owl. The program will include a presentation of research objectives, introduction to mist netting, and, hopefully, observation of a bird banding station in action. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This is an indoor program with a possible short outdoor component. Reservations are required; space is limited. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. The fee per person: $10 for both Mohonk Preserve members and non-members. Payment is required at the time of registration. Half of the proceeds from this program will be donated to Glenn Proudfoot to support and continue his research on Northern Saw-whet Owls. 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.Northern Saw-whet Owls: Mohonk’s Silent Visitor

October 25, 2014

Saturday, 9am-2pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. Would you like to contribute on National Make a Difference Day? Join us at Mohonk Preserve during the largest single-day of volunteering in the country! We will be doing trailkeeping work at Spring Farm’s Cedar Trail. Participate for 1-2 hours or for the entire 5 hour event and help us build 100 feet of pedestrian bridges and construct stone steps to improve the trail. Ages 13 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This is a great event for group participation. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. Wear sturdy shoes, bring work gloves, water and snacks. Light refreshments of cider donuts, cider, and coffee will be provided! We will work in light rain, but not heavy rain or a storm. Please RSVP to volunteers@mohonkpreserve.org or call (845) 255-0919 ext. 1269. This is a free program.

October 26, 2014

Join us for a special conference call, featuring Rock The Ridge Official Coach Lisa Smith-Batchen, on Sunday October 26 at 7:30 pm ET. Whether or not you're an aspiring long-distance runner, this is a great chance to learn from an elite endurance athlete who's coached hundreds of people to chase their dreams and achieve their personal goals. You're welcome to ask any question you'd like about training, nutrition, hydration, equipment, or mental strategies, no matter what distance you're interested in.
Call details: Dial-in: 712-432-1500
Access code: 504324#

November 1, 2014

Saturday, 9am-1pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Ray Haberski, Marist Adjunct, will “read” the stories of the Shawangunk rocks, the ridge formation, and the great Ice Age. Enjoy an informative hike along the roads of Undercliff/Overcliff. Ages 14 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes an easy, 5-mile hike. Bring a lunch. Reservations are required. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. This is a free program.

November 16, 2014

Sunday, 2-3pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc.  Bring the whole family and take advantage of this opportunity to meet some fascinating reptiles including a safe, but close look at a Northern Copperhead, an alligator, and a python! Mark Perpetua, biology teacher and naturalist, will share live animals which include some of the snakes and turtles that may be found here in the area as well as a few from further away. Ages 4 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Call 845-255-0919 for reservations and meeting location. The fee per person: $10 for both Mohonk Preserve members and non-members 13 and older. Children 12 and under are free. 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.

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