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  • Young Naturalists Club

    Sunday, June 7, 2015

    Time: 1:15 - 2:15 PM

    Great South Bay Audubon Society (GSBAS) would like to invite the Long Island community and GSBAS Chapter Members to join us on the first Sunday of every month

    Place: Great South Bay Audubon Society's Headquarters - Brookside County Park, 59 Brook Street, Sayville, NY

    RSVP: RSVPs are encouraged but not required. Please call 631-581-1731 or email: info@gsbas.org

    The Young Naturalists Club focuses on learning about nature and stewardship of a natural area. Outdoor activities include crafting nature boxes and pinecone feeders, nature scavenger hunts, hiking the trails, gardening, and maintaining bird-feeding stations. Indoor activities include examining birds’ nests and feather displays and special presentations on subjects such as the Northern Bobwhite Quail, local marine creatures, and bird watching. For details on upcoming Young Naturalists Club activities, please email info@gsbas.org or call 631-581-1731.  More information...

  • June Outdoor Program at Brookside

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Place: Great South Bay Audubon Society's Headquarters - Brookside County Park - 59 Brook Street, Sayville, NY

    Time: 6:00 pm Rain or Shine

    Event: Birds of Prey

    Presenter: Sweetbriar Nature Center

    Refreshments will be available. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.

    Program Description: Sweetbriar Nature Center is a private,not for profit corporation located on 50 acres of woods and wetlands in Smithtown, NY. Sweetbriar serves as an "assisted living" facility for the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. When possible, they also accept injured wildlife from the general public. Their facilities are staffed by volunteers who care for the injured animals on a daily basis. There are at least 30 different birds of prey in residence, including a bald eagle, 6 red tailed hawks and several screech owls. Members of their staff will be bringing a variety of animals with them to Brookside for our community to enjoy.

    For more information: (631) 563-7716, email: info@gsbas.org.

  • Connetquot Breakfast and Birding

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    Place: Connetquot River State Park Preserve - Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, NY

    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Program: Hosted by Friends of Connetquot.  Join Friends of Connetquot, Great South Bay Audubon Society and NY State Parks Environmental Education Office at Connetquot River State Park Preserve for a continental breakfast, an introduction to bird identification, and a walk in beautiful Connetquot Preserve to find and identify migrating and other resident birds.

    RSVP required: call Connetquot State Park Preserve at 581-1072 to register. Registration fee $4 plus $8 parking fee per car (unless you have yearly NYS) Park pass.

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