Pine Barrens Discovery Day
Saturday, September 12th 10am – 4pm
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley
Sponsored by Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission
A full-day of educational fun for the whole family, there is something for everyone ages 5 to adult. Come learn about one of Long Island’s most important natural areas, The Pine Barrens!
Participate in fun shops, nature walks, seine the Carmans river, build an underwater Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) and remotely explore the river, seining and dock scrapping for some hands-on aquatic life fun, visit the Kids Discovery Center, crafts, games and activities, and exhibits for the entire
Our fun shops include presentations about Long Island’s birds of prey, marine life, native plants, make a pitch pine bonsai, nature sketching, smart phone photography, tracking turtles, Fire Rangers, wildlife forensics and MORE.
Also join expert Naturalists on guided walks along the trails of the Refuge and on the Carmans River! Seining and dock scrapping for some hands on aquatic life fun! All ages welcome!
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult on Nature Walks
Pre- registration necessary for Underwater Robotics~ Find fish and build a ROV!
For complete Schedule and more information, please go to:
LONG ISLAND NATURAL HISTORY CONFERENCE
The third Long Island Natural History Conference took place Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2015 in the Berkner auditorium at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY.
Videos of all sixteen sessions are now available here.
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