Upcoming Events

Tea served during a Forest Therapy Walk

Forest Therapy Walk


  • September 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 24, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Take a meditative Forest Therapy 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


  • October 10, 2020
    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)

Guided Nature Walks


  • October 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 12, 2020
    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)

Wilderness Survival for Families


  • October 10, 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get outside and develop your wilderness survival skills in a fun, hands-on program led by  Ranger Eric Powers. The Preserve’s beautiful autumn woods and campsite provide the setting for this new three-hour program. Prepare to get dirty on this family adventure as you learn the survival Rule of Three’s and more. Physical distancing and face  (Event Information)

Sands Point Preserve Organic Vegetable Garden

Garden Talks


  • Canceled: Putting Your Garden to Bed
    October 11, 2020
    10:30 am - 11:45 am

A new series of lecture/demonstrations by Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners is canceled due to COVID-19.    (Event Information)