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Amanita of the Northeast for the Curious Naturalist Webinar

Join mycologist Bill Bakaitis for this virtual illustrated lecture on the diversity of Amanita species of mushrooms found in the Northeast including in and around the Hudson Valley. This large confusing genus of fungi contains some of the most toxic species of mushrooms in the world and is responsible for roughly 95% of all mushroom […]

Stone Mysteries of the Shawangunk Mountains Webinar

Join local author and outdoor guide Glenn Kreisberg for this virtual talk on the standing lithic structures found scattered among the summits and ridgelines of the Shawangunk Mountains.  Often dismissed as colonial era stone structures, the vast majority have mostly been ignored by conventional archaeologists. Yet, these formations are increasingly emerging as part of a […]

Playing in the Mud! How Earth Scientists Learn About Climate Change Webinar

Kirsten Menking and her students at Vassar College took sediment cores from the bottom of Lakes Minnewaska and Mohonk and analyzed them to reconstruct the climate history of the Shawangunk Ridge over the past 15,000 or so years. Using pollen, plant fossils, charcoal content and other indicators, they determined what the landscape must have looked […]

Northeast Trail Loop – Weekend Hikes

This is a moderate 7-mile loop featuring the Northeast and Woodside trails and carriage roads led by Sharon Klein. Advance registration is required. Registration is limited to 12 hikers. Registrants will receive the meeting location by email. Free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $15 day use fee. Register through our online portal Photo […]

Ferncliff Forest & Fire Tower – Bob Babb Wednesday Walks

This is an easy 5-mile hike through a network of looping trails to a fire tower with a view of the Hudson River and Catskills led by Jeff Stokes. Advance registration is required. Registration is limited to 30 hikers. Registrants will receive the meeting location by email. There is no fee for this program. Register […]

Nature’s Classroom: Integrating Play and Mindfulness in Environmental Education

Join DEC's Hudson River Estuary Program on Wednesday, February 7, 3:30 - 4:30, for a Women in Science webinar about play and mindfulness in environmental education. Ashawna Abbott, Education Outreach Coordinator for the Mohonk PreserveExplore ways environmental education programming can be used as a therapeutic modality through the use of play and mindfulness. Ashawna earned […]