Get Into Nature
October 1st through October 30th. Artist Thomas Sarrantonio will be showing works created on the Mohonk Preserve Foothills at Unison Arts Center with an opening reception on Sunday, October 2 from 4 to 6 pm.
A percentage of sales will be donated to Mohonk Preserve to be used for Environmental Education programming, with a focus on underserved children, and build science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for all students across the Hudson Valley.
Sunday, November 6th, 10am-12noon. Led by Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Chief Ranger. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the forest! All well-behaved dogs on short leashes welcome. Be sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pet. Children 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 Binnewater Kiln parking lot in Rosendale. This is a free program.
Friday, November 11th, 7:30pm-9pm (raindate November 12th). This program will be led by Dr. Glenn A. Proudfoot, Visiting Scholar at Vassar College and Mohonk Preserve Research Associate. For nearly 40 years Glenn has been studying birds of prey. His current research explores migratory pathways of the Northern Saw-whet Owl. With luck, participants will experience being up close and personal with these silent visitors. The program will include a presentation on Saw-whet Owl identification, behavior and life history and, observation of a bird banding station in action, weather permitting. Children 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. Space is limited. Reservations are required. The fee per person is $10 and is required at the time of registration. Half of the proceeds from this program will be donated to support and continue Glenn Proudfoot’s research on Northern Saw-whet Owls. REGISTER HERE.
Saturday, November 19, 10am. Join the race organizers as they guide you through a modified leg of the course starting and ending at the West Trapps Trailhead. We'll split into hiking and running groups, accommodate paces from slow to moderate, and offer distance options from 6 to 18 miles. Each group will receive tips and training ideas on how to successfully complete the challenge. Excellent for endurance and relay participants. No fee but registration required. Register Here.