THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Our thanks to everyone who preregistered.
Ranger Eric will be releasing young Northern Bobwhite Quail at the Preserve at 9 am on Sunday, June 18, free with admission to the park (free for Conservancy members and $10/car for non-members), so please come out and welcome our new feathered residents. They a natural predators of ticks, so they will help control the population of ticks here. Check-in at the Gatehouse for directions.
Join Biologist/Ranger Eric Powers as he de-mystifies the bat species. This natural predator of disease-carrying mosquitoes is often misunderstood and sometimes feared. We’ll learn why bats are great neighbors, and participants will build a bat box to take home.
All equipment and materials will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own drills. One kit per admission fee, so preregistration is requested.
Admission includes one Bat Box kit:
Members: $35 per car
Non-Members: $45 per car
Additional kits can be purchased for $25 per kit. Please note your request when you register.
Register online or at the Gatehouse; includes parking.
- June 18, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: Check at Gate House
Directions from NYC: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington). At the light, make a left and go under the Long Island Expressway heading north. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right. Directions from points east: Long Island Expressway to exit 36 (Searingtown Road/Port Washington). At the light, make a right onto Searingtown Road. Take Searingtown Road north, it will change into Port Washington Boulevard and then into Middle Neck Road. The Preserve will be on the right.