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Black Eco-Poetry: Nature and Resilience (Virtual)

Eco-poetry is poetry with a strong ecological emphasis or message. Celebrate Black History Month with Mohonk Preserve educator Ashawna Abbott as she explores eco-poetry and the intersection of the environment and black history, highlighting several pieces by modern and historical poets. These works of art trace connections between environmental and ancestral resilience of the black […]

Hike with a Naturalist – Great Backyard Bird Count

Get ready to take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count as a community scientist through the National Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology. We will use apps like Merlin Bird ID and ebird to submit data on our finds. Each checklist submitted during the event helps researchers learn more about how birds are […]

African Drumming Workshop

This February, celebrate Black History Month with Kazi Oliver, African drummer extraordinaire, for an introduction to several different kinds of African drums and a hands-on interactive experience. Learn about the drums, how they are played, and join in song and music making. All ages can join us for a memorable experience!    Kazi has been teaching […]

Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve – Shelter Building

This winter explore the outdoors with your little one at the Visitor Center! Come dressed for some outside time to learn about napping animals, build winter shelters, look for animal tracks in the snow, and more. Each program will include a nature-themed story and outside activity.  This program is for children ages 2-5 with their […]

Kids’ Day in the Sugar Bush

Join the Longbotham Family and their Mohonk Preserve assistants on a short hike and a sweet treat as you join in the fun of maple sugaring! Be ready to tromp through the snow or mud, help out in the sugarbush, and learn how to make syrup just like generations of families have done. Children ages […]

Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve – Weather

This winter explore the outdoors with your little one at the Visitor Center! Come dressed for some outside time to learn about napping animals, build winter shelters, look for animal tracks in the snow, and more. Each program will include a nature-themed story and outside activity.  This program is for children ages 2-5 with their […]

Rock & Snow Bridge 2 Bridge 5-Mile Run

The annual Rock and Snow Bridge 2 Bridge Five Mile Run is organized by Mohonk Preserve with support from the Shawangunk Runners. All proceeds benefit Mohonk Preserve and its mission to protecting the beautiful Shawangunk Mountains region and promoting a wider understanding of the environment and its role in our lives. Registered participants receive: A […]

World of Animals – Live Animal Presentation

Bill Robinson has been presenting his educational wildlife programs to audiences in the Hudson Valley for over 50 years. Using live animals, he teaches about his fascination with the amazing adaptations these creatures have and their importance to the balance of nature. Bill's program includes stories about his own exciting experiences in a sometimes humorous […]

Rock The Ridge

Rock The Ridge A 50-mile Challenge to Benefit Mohonk Preserve Celebrating 10 Years of Rock The Ridge in 2023! Set in the natural beauty of the Shawangunk Mountains of New York’s Hudson Valley, an area described as “one of Earth’s last great places,” the goal is to run or hike a 50-mile course within 18 […]

Star Gazing

Please join us for a guided tour of the night sky! John R. Kirk Planetarium Director Raj Pandya will lead us through the stars and constellations. The dark skies undisturbed by major light pollution at the Mohonk Preserve are an outstanding viewing location for stars, planets and other celestial objects. Bring a flashlight, warm layers, […]

Turtles on the Terrace

Bring the whole family – young and old alike – to join in storytelling, sing alongs and puppets with award winning singer and song writer Lydia Adams Davis. Children will get a chance to perform as puppeteers to help improvise our story and songs about the turtles that call Mohonk Preserve home. At the end […]

Star Gazing

Please join us for a guided tour of the night sky! John R. Kirk Planetarium Director Raj Pandya will lead us through the stars and constellations. The dark skies undisturbed by major light pollution at the Mohonk Preserve are an outstanding viewing location for stars, planets and other celestial objects. Bring a flashlight, warm layers, […]