National Trails Day
Did you know?
*Beavers are considered engineers of the landscape.
*Many birds use their song as a form of communication to defend their territory.
*Plants have special adaptations that allow them to live in wetlands.
Come learn more! Join us for the Spring Hike, June 1 at 9 a.m. Meet at the Nature Center for this Beaver Pond Trail Hike led by Chelsea, naturalist.
Did you know?
*Many invertebrates can be indicators of water quality.
*Wetlands contain the most biodiversity of any habitat.
Come learn more! Join us for Aquatic Ecology, June 1 at 10:30 a.m Meet at the pond for "hands-on learning" with Tom Hughes, Natural Resource Biologist.
Wednesday Morning Seniors
10 a.m- $1 minimum donation
June 12- Wetland Ecology
Did you know that wetlands are of economic and ecological importance? Come learn about the functions and values of the wetlands as wells as the species that inhabit them.
June 26- Invasive Species
Many of our native species are at risk because of invasive plants and animals introduced unknowingly by humans. Wondering what they are, how to look for them, and how to manage them? Attend this session!
Great American Campout Weekend
June 22- Group Area: overnight camping, $3 per person. Bring your own equipment.
Enjoy some delicious food! Dutch Oven cooking at 7 p.m.
Lots of species are nocturnal, come see them for yourself. (If you aren't too scared!) Bat Hike and Campfire Fun at 8:30 p.m.
Ever wanted to be an astronomer? Learn the names of stars and constellations. Stargazing at 9:30 p.m.
June 23- Kayak or Canoe: Guided shoreline tour. 8 a.m. $5 per person.
Note: Participants may bring their own canoe or kayak. Kayak rental rate is $20 (cash) from 8 am-11am. Reservations are required. To register for the tour or to reserve a kayak, please call the park at 607-547-8662.
Saturday Art & Nature for Kids
Drop in from 10 a.m-4 p.m
June 8- Dragonflies
Did you know that dragonflies can hover, fly backwards, and sideways, and are among the fastest of all flying insects? Come learn all about them and make a dragonfly craft.
June 15- Draw Nature
Not an artist? Not a problem! Come learn to draw animals or make a bark rubbing.
June 29- NYS Big Game: Bear, Moose, Deer
Join NYSDEC Big Game Intern, Alyssa Johnson, on Saturday June 29, at the Nature Center at Glimmerglass State Park, 6:30 PM, to learn about New York State's 3 resident big game species! She will be presenting about the black bear, white-tail deer, and moose that call NY home. All ages welcome! Free refreshments.