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!

Bee Whispering at the Apiary


  • July 23, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 19, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Discover the extraordinary honeybee in the Preserve’s Apiary in three 90-minute sessions this season. Beekeeper Jean-Marie Posner will lead programs about the biology and life cycle of this beneficial insect, and the complex social structure of the hive – including the powerful queen bee and her drones. Attend one or all sessions, and join any (more…)

White Party, A Benefit for Education Programming


  • August 3, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! You’re invited to a summer party (#SPPWhiteParty) on Thursday, August 3, at 7 – 10 pm in the opulent setting of Hempstead House and Rose Garden to benefit education programming at the Sands Point Preserve. Join us for an elegant Farm-to-Table buffet dinner with Long Island wines, and dancing under the (more…)

Tea & Meditation


  • August 13, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • September 10, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

The Conservancy welcomes Jennifer Goldman and her fascinating program: Tea & Meditation, a full-sensory introduction into the world of medicinal plants, essential oils, and mindfulness. Class begins with a heart-opening tea meditation that soothes the spirit. It follows with light stretching and meditative movement that awakens the body. It finishes with the exploration of essential (more…)

Owl Prowl for Adults


  • October 29, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

ADULT NATURE PROGRAM 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 (more…)