Upcoming Weekend Events in Westchester County Parks

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

Spring Migration Warbler Walk – 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Bring binoculars to seek out these feathered migrants and others at the preserve.

 

Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers – (914) 968-5851

Botanical Imprinting – 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Bring a white cotton t-shirt and a hammer and make your own wearable nature artwork. Pre-registration required at (914) 968-5851.

 

Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains – (914) 428-1005

Wildflower Identification Hike – 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

A walk with the naturalist to look for and identify the different wildflowers at the preserve.

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

Volunteer Work Project – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Help inspect Osprey Island for nesting birds.

 

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers – (914) 864-7282

Arbor Day Tree Planting – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Help plant some native trees at the farm to honor this special day.

 

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 & 121 South, Cross River – (914) 864-7322

Wild Edibles – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Learn about some common spring plants that are edible in your own backyard.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Merestead Estate, Byram Lake Road, Mount Kisco – (914) 666-4258

Historic Mansion Tour – 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Visit Westchester’s own “Downton Abbey” and find out who lived there and why it is important. Reservations required at (914) 447-7497.

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

One With Clay – 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Make your own clay pots to take home while using some Native American techniques. All ages are welcome.

 

For more info, visit parks.westchestergov.com

 

 

 

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