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!

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Eric


  • 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)

Wilderness Survival for Families


  • August 7, 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 and survival expert Adam Nestor. The Preserve’s beautiful woods and campsite provide the setting for a new series of three-hour sessions. Prepare to connect with the environment and get dirty on these family adventures as you learn  (Event Information)

Guided Nature Walks


  • 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)

Spring forest path

Forest Bathing


  • August 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • September 8, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • September 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • October 16, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • November 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • December 18, 2021
    9:30 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 precautions for COVID-19 will be taken, including social distancing  (Event Information)