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Connetquot Breakfast and Birding

Saturday, September 14, 2019

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

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

Program: Join 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 ducks and other birds that winter at the preserve.

No Cost for Breakfast - $4.00 per Adult (payable at the event.)

Registration is Required beginning 2 weeks prior to the event - Please fill out the RSVP form below beginning two weeks prior to the event:

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Directions to Seatuck Environmental Association at the Scully Estate - 550 South Bay Avenue, Islip NY 11751

Directions to Brookside County Park - 59 Brook Street, West Sayville 11796

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all general membership meeting programs are held on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip. Park in the main parking lot on your left. Call GSBAS direct at 631-563-7716 for details and updates.

Join us at 7:00 pm for pre-program refreshments and casual conversation.  Our bird experts will be on hand to field your questions, discuss equipment, and share their favorite birding spots.

Directions to the Seatuck Environmental Association located at the Scully Estate: Sunrise Highway (Rte. 27) to Exit 45 (Rte. 111/Islip/Smithtown), Follow signs to Rte. 111 South toward Islip. Rte. 111 ends at Main St. (Rte. 27A). Turn right onto Main St. (Rte. 27A). Turn left at first traffic light onto South Bay Ave. The entrance to the Environmental Center is almost exactly one mile south of Main St. on the right. Park in the main parking lot on your left.

Directions to the Connetquot State Park Preserve: Approaching from the East, the entrance is on the north side of Sunrise Highway, opposite the Sunrise-Montauk Highway merge.  From the west, get off Sunrise Highway at Oakdale-Bohemia Road, cross over Sunrise Highway, make a left at the light heading west, merge back on to Sunrise Highway and watch for the entrance on the right.

Meetings are held in the main Park building. - See park map

Guided Tours of Brookside - Given every Wednesday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. See our headquarters, walk the Nature Trail, and become acquainted with the history of the site. We are located at 59 Brook Street, Sayville, diagonally across the street from the high school.