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Forest Bathing with Jane Dobson

Join Jane Dobson, Mindful Nature Guide, in the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing.  Introduced in the 1980s, Forest Bathing began as a preventative healthcare practice to counter the daily stress of everyday life.  Even after small periods of time in a natural environment, we experience real and measurable physical and mental health benefits including reduced levels

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Climate Change and the Hudson Valley Webinar

Climate change is already happening, and the effects are being felt across the globe including here in the Hudson Valley. Join Mohonk Preserve Educator, Lauren Borer, for this presentation on the history of weather and phenology data collection through the Daniel Smiley Research Center including the impacts on our local flora and fauna. Find out

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Introduction to iNaturalist Hike

Have you ever wanted to identify the flora, fauna, and fungi of the Mohonk Preserve, but didn’t know where to start? With Mohonk Preserve Community Science Coordinator Penny Adler-Colvin, you will learn about the iNaturalist app, how to use it for identification purposes, and how the Preserve uses data submitted through the app to inform

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Full Pink Moon Night Hike

Walk the woods under a full moon at Mohonk Preserve! Join us for this family friendly walk along the carriage roads at dusk to discover who prowls in the dark! Test your night vision and try on some “deer ears.” Come dressed for the weather with sturdy hiking shoes. Bring a flashlight or headlamp with

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Early Spring Wildflower Hike

As the earth begins to warm, the forest reawakens with beauty. Join Michael Rider, Preserve Volunteer, for a walk in the woods as you learn to identify coltsfoot, bloodroot, hepatica, spring beauties and more! Ages 15 and up are welcome and children must always be accompanied by an adult. This is a free program and

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Hike with a Naturalist – Earth Day Appreciation

Every third Thursday of the month join Mohonk Preserve staff on a slow-paced hike exploring the natural wonders of the Shawangunk Ridge. Each month will focus on a different seasonal theme. April is a special time of year where there is an abundance of flora and fauna to observe. Come along on this hike where

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Forest Bathing with Jane Dobson

Join Jane Dobson, Mindful Nature Guide, in the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing.  Introduced in the 1980s, Forest Bathing began as a preventative healthcare practice to counter the daily stress of everyday life.  Even after small periods of time in a natural environment, we experience real and measurable physical and mental health benefits including reduced levels

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Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Come along with Heather Houskeeper, The Botanical Hiker, for a guided walk at the beautiful Mohonk Preserve and learn about the edible and medicinal plants that call this special landscape home. Many of these plants may be found on other favorite trails, in your own backyard, or in urban parks. Learn helpful hints for identifying

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Spring Mushrooms Webinar with Bill Bakaitis

Spring is a great time to begin to see and identify the thousands of mushrooms which will come to fill our forests and fields with their astonishing variety. Fortunately, the number of species fruiting in the spring is limited, allowing us to learn a few species at a time. This illustrated lecture webinar, designed for

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Spring Mushroom Hike

Join mycologist Bill Bakaitis and Community Science Coordinator Penny Adler-Colvin for a hike looking for the emerging springtime mushrooms of our forests. While there will be no collecting of mushrooms during the hike, there will be plenty of learning and field identification! Come dressed for the weather with sturdy footwear. This is a free program

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Hike with a Naturalist – May Migrants

Every third Thursday of the month join Mohonk Preserve staff on a slow-paced hike exploring the natural wonders of the Shawangunk Ridge. Each month will focus on a different seasonal theme. In May, migratory birds return to the Hudson Valley on their way to their breeding grounds. Come along to spot a few warblers, meadowlarks,

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Early Morning Bird Walk

Join Mohonk Preserve Conservation Science and Education staff on an early morning bird walk to seek the migrating songbirds of spring. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars if you own a pair (a few pairs will be available on a first come first served basis). This program includes a 1-2 mile

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