Upcoming Events

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Eric


  • February 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 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

February 23 program is canceled due to rain. 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  (Event Information)

Guided Nature Walks


  • March 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • April 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 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)

Forest Bathing


  • March 20, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 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)

Wilderness Survival for Families


  • June 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Develop your family’s wilderness survival skills in a trio of fun, hands-on, classes led by Ranger Eric Powers. The Preserve’s beautiful woods and campsite provide the setting for these three-hour morning sessions. Prepare to get dirty on these family adventures as you learn the survival Rule of Three’s and more. Saturday, May 15 at 10  (Event Information)