Guided Nature Walks

Join us for this monthly series of themed walks as we explore different aspects of the preserve’s environment, encompassing its unique physical features and wildlife, as well as critical conservation issues and helpful practices to create a healthy, sustainable environment.  (Event Information)

Spring Celebration

Every season brings beautiful changes to the Preserve’s landscape, and, in springtime, we celebrate the return of longer days, warmer temperatures – and budding trees, shrubs, and perennial plants. While these blooms occur naturally, we have much work to do to plant colorful annuals, fresh herbs, and plants to attract butterflies. At the Spring Celebration, visitors  (Event Information)

Father’s Day Owl Box Building

In 2020, Father’s Day falls on the Summer Solstice! Join us at 5 – 6 pm for Biologist Eric Power’s fascinating program on Long Island’s native owls – from tiny screetch owls to great horned owls. You’ll discover the basic physiology and behaviors of these magnificent raptors – then Eric will give step-by-step instructions for  (Event Information)

Summer Solstice Celebration

Rain or Shine! On the eve of the Solstice, welcome Summer with a BYO picnic dinner and watch the sunset outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Sands Point Preserve. We’ll have a guided walk into the woods, along the pond and shoreline; nature-based art projects; a special Family Yoga session; lawn games, plein-air watercolor painting, and  (Event Information)

Bugs as Pets!

Biologist Eric Powers leads us through the realm of bugs, including insects, arachnids, and myriapods. We’ll find out which ones make great pets and which ones don’t. Participants will get an up-close look at Eric’s fantastic bug collection during this interactive session – some may even get to hold several of these amazing creatures. Admission  (Event Information)

National Honeybee Day

Honeybees serve a vital purpose in our environment as pollinators. Discover the world of the extraordinary honeybee and the mysteries of honey as we explore its many special qualities.  (Event Information)

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