Adult Nature Programs

Biologist & Ranger Eric Powers returns for a second season of nature education programs on a range of fascinating topics, designed just for adults. To receive the Conservancy member discount: join online!

Evening Bat Walk


  • Evening Bat Walk
    April 22, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

ADULT NATURE PROGRAM I Bats are misunderstood! Join Biologist & Ranger Eric Powers as he de-mystifies the species with a close up look at our local bats here on the Preserve. Though bats are a natural predator of disease-carrying mosquitoes, there is fear surrounding these beneficial flying mammals. Weather permitting, we’ll take an early evening walk on (more…)

Gems, Minerals & Fossils


  • Gems, Minerals & Fossils
    June 11, 2017
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Volcanos, diamonds, marble, and fossils… discover how these are all parts of our fascinating geologic cycle in a hands-on program with Ranger Eric Powers. He’s bringing his extraordinary rock collection and invites you to bring your own specimen to investigate together. After the presentation, we will head to the beach to explore and identify some (more…)

White Party, A Benefit for Education Programming


  • White Party, A Benefit for Education Programming
    August 10, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! You’re invited to a summer party on Thursday, August 10, at 7 – 10 pm in the opulent setting of Hempstead House and Rose Garden to benefit education programming at the Sands Point Preserve. The Education Fund supports the following programs and services: co-curricular programs for school visits (K-12) original STEAM-based nature programs (more…)

Owl Prowl for Adults


  • Owl Prowl for Adults
    October 29, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the adults-only Owl Prowl is a wonderful opportunity to hear the Preserve’s wild owls calling in the woods. The program begins with an indoor presentation by Biologist & Ranger Eric Powers. We’ll learn how to identify owls by sight and sound, and how to attract these beneficial birds to your own (more…)