A Silent, Walking Meditation led by Celeste Graves, MA and Kathy Carey. June 4, 2022, 10 am – 12 noon. Please join us for a morning of listening to Nature and breathing with the trees as we walk mindfully together, in peace and in gratitude for the fresh, bright joy of early summer in Esopus Bend Nature Preserve. Participants will be guided in gentle qigong movements to encourage and support deep attunement with the natural world, and into a special meditation that will remind us of the importance and the power of connecting with peace inside of ourselves. We will be taking the Meadow...

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Breeding Birds and Butterflies

Breeding Birds and Butterflies Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Sunday, June 19, 2022  8:00AM The Esopus Creek Conservancy and John Burroughs Natural History Society are co-sponsoring a guided nature walk at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve in Saugerties on Sunday, June 19, 2022 to observe summer breeding birds and butterflies.  We will identify birds by sight and sound as we explore the Preserve’s woodlands, wetlands, and meadow, pausing along the way to observe the diversity of plant and animal life that inhabit the Preserve.  As the morning temperatures rise, we will focus our...

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