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!

Guided Nature Walks


  • September 10, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 8, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 10, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this 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)

North Shore Audubon Society Bird Walk


  • Guided Walk for Adults
    September 17, 2022
    8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • Guided Walk for Families
    September 17, 2022
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Sands Point Preserve is ranked on eBird as one of the best locations in Nassau County to see both migratory and resident birds. Join a team of expert guides from the North Shore Audubon Society for small group tours through the Preserve’s diverse habitats in search of migrating bird species as well as those  (Event Information)

Photograph of a forest in spring.

Forest Bathing


  • September 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 14, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 necessary precautions for COVID-19 will be taken.  (Event Information)

Owl Prowl: 2 Sessions for Adults & Families


  • Family Owl Prowl
    November 5, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Adult Owl Prowl
    November 4, 2022
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A magical opportunity to hear the Preserve’s native owls calling in the woods at night! This year, Biologist and Ranger Eric Powers will lead two sessions: Adults Only: Friday, November 4 at 7:30 – 8:30 pm Families: Saturday, November 5 at 7 – 8 pm Both programs begin with a brief presentation to learn how  (Event Information)