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Sunday Strolls: Bear Necessities
November 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Sunday Strolls
Join Environmental Educator Carl Heitmuller for a series of guided nature walks! Groups are limited to 20 people. Please note: Masks and social distancing are required at all times. Restrooms will not be available.
Time & Dates: See dates below. Each stroll begins at 10am and lasts about an hour
Location: Outdoor Discovery Center ( entrance on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall)
Admission & Registration per session: Museum Members: Adults: $8 – Children (12 and under) $6
Not-yet-Museum Members: Adults: $10 – Children (12 and under) $8
Pre-registration is required – Call 845-534-5506 to reserve your space (Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm)
October 11th- Argiopes and wooly bear walk – Let’s enjoy the beautiful fall colors and go for a casual stroll in the fresh air. We will be looking for Carl’s favorite Spider the Argiope and maybe find some Wooly Bears that are getting ready for the winter.
October 18th- Acorns to oaks– Acorns are abundant this time of year and provides food for numerous animals. Come for a stroll into the forest to discover the oaks that drop these nuts and we will make a craft from the mighty acorn.
October 25th– Scavenger Hunting– Come join Carl for a “Ye ole Scavenger Hunt”. Use your senses as you search for clues left behind by the creatures of the shire. Learn to Identify and take a closer look at common yet interesting sites of the forest that you may normally pass by while walking on the trails. This is a great activity families and novice nature explorers to learn more about the small world surrounding them. All ages welcome!
November 15th– Bear Necessities- Do Bears actually hibernate? What does a bear skull look like? How thick is their fur? How many cubs do they usually have? These questions and more will be answered before we play a bear necessity game.
November 22nd – Turkey Tales– We will have a turkey tail, legs, feathers, call box and a decoy to examine. Then we will search for clues on the trail to find out where our local turkeys have been and what they are doing.
November 29th – Bird Feeding 101- Become a beginner birder, learn some common birds and what are some foods to attract them to your home. We will make an easy bird feeder and go for a stroll testing our new knowledge.