Adult Nature Programs

The Conservancy offers  year-round nature education programs on a range of fascinating topics, designed just for adults. To receive the Conservancy member discount: join online!

Forest Bathing


  • April 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a meditative Forest Bathing walk, led by certified guide Linda Lombardo. Based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, a wellness practice developed in the 1980s, each unique walk inspires mindful connections with the natural elements of the woods for a range of healthful benefits. All precautions for COVID-19 will be taken, including social distancing  (Event Information)

North Shore Audubon Society Bird Walk


  • April 24, 2021
    8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • June 5, 2021
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

North Shore Audubon Society director, Peggy Maslow, and a team of guides will lead small groups through the Preserve’s diverse habitats in search of bird species that thrive here. The Sands Point Preserve is ranked on eBird as one of the best locations in Nassau County to see both migratory and resident birds. This time  (Event Information)

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Eric


  • April 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • May 29, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 26, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 31, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 28, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 25, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • December 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand after years of leading marvelous nature programs, including the popular Owl Prowl, Pond Exploration, and the fantastic Overnight Wilderness Survival courses. He was just named Long Island Sierra Club Environmentalist of the Year! In 2021, Ranger Eric will lead  (Event Information)

Guided Nature Walks


  • May 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • July 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • August 14, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • September 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

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)