Posts by schorvas

Signs of Spring at EBNP

Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Saturday, April 06, 2024 (10:00 AM) Esopus Creek Conservancy is sponsoring a guided nature walk at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve on Saturday, April 06, 2024.  Steve Hart will guide participants as we explore the trails and a variety of habitats to observe signs of spring. Pre-registration required; meeting location determined at time of registration.  Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them, and be prepared for wet, muddy trails, and early spring weather conditions.  Light rain often makes for excellent nature observation, but heavy rain...

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Bridge and Trail Closures

Please note the following closed sections of trails as of March 2024. North Bridge – Schroeder Trail (Blue): Bridge temporarily closed for replacement. No thru access, no stream crossing, in-and-back only. South Trail (Red): section permanently closed along eastern loop. No thru access, in-and-back only from both ends.

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Spring Tree Identification Walk

Saturday, April 20, 2024 (9:00 AM) Esopus Creek Conservancy and the John Burroughs Natural History Society are co-sponsoring a Tree Identification Walk at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve in Saugerties on Saturday, April 20, 2024.  Vern Rist will lead us at a leisurely pace through a variety of woodland habitats in the Nature Preserve.  Spring leaves should be starting to show as we observe and discuss bark and branch features that provide clues to help identify the tree species. Pre-registration required, meeting location determined at time of registration.  Bring binoculars and tree guides if...

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