Master Calendar

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.

Our expert guides, environmental educator Hildur Palsdottir and Port Washington Monarch Alliance Founder David Jakim, bring a range of perspectives for each outdoor adventure. Check back for information about each upcoming walk – and join us on Second Saturdays for an enriching experience on the preserve.

Saturdays at 10 – 11 AM

January 9
Evergreens & Ecology

February 13
Winter Animals: Tracks & Signs

March 13
Winter Menu

April 10
Spring’s Arrival!

May 9
Mother Nature’s Blooms

June 12
Geological Exploration through Time: Before the Dinosaurs to the Present

July 10
Monarch, Milkweeds, and More: Ancient Relationships Between Plants and Animals

August 14
Life Between the Tides: Plants and Animals’ Amazing Adaptations for Survival

September 11
Heading South for Winter: The Season of  Manifold Migratory Birds

October 9
Fall Foliage

November 13
Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in Preparation for Winter

December 11
Winter Woodlands:  Identifying Trees in Winter

Members: $10 per adult; children are free
Non-Members: $15 per adult, $5 per child; includes parking
Payment received at the Gatehouse.



  • 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