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Mushroom Walk - Mushroom Walk Saturday, October 14, 2017 (9:00 AM – Noon)  Join Esopus Creek Conservancy for a guided Mushroom Walk on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Autumn can be a very productive time of the year for mushrooms if soil moisture is favorable.  Professor Bill Bakaitis, founder of the Mid-Hudson Mycological Association, will guide us as we […]
***** Bear Alert ***** - A female bear with two very small cubs was recently sighted down in the meadow area of Esopus Bend Nature Preserve
Eastern Catskills NABA Butterfly Count - Join a field team to census butterflies in Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, or one of dozens of other local sites as a participant in the 8th annual Eastern Catskills North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Fourth of July Butterfly Count on Saturday, June 24, 2017.
Breeding Birds and Butterflies - Breeding Birds and Butterflies Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:00AM
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Mushroom Walk

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Mushroom Walk

Mushroom Walk Saturday, October 14, 2017 (9:00 AM – Noon)  Join Esopus Creek Conservancy for a guided Mushroom Walk on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Autumn can be a very productive time of the year for mushrooms if soil moisture is favorable.  Professor Bill Bakaitis, founder of the Mid-Hudson Mycological Association, will guide us as we explore a local woodland in search of ground and wood-dwelling mycelia. We will meet 9:00 a.m. in the northeast corner of the Saugerties Plaza. (near the Credit Union on Rte. 9W just south of the Village...

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Eastern Catskills NABA Butterfly Count

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eastern Catskills NABA Butterfly Count

Eastern Catskills NABA Butterfly Count

Join a field team to census butterflies in Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, or one of dozens of other local sites as a participant in the 8th annual Eastern Catskills North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Fourth of July Butterfly Count on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The Eastern Catskills count circle includes a number of productive butterfly habitats in northern Ulster, southeastern Greene, and western Dutchess Counties; including Poet’s Walk Preserve, Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, The Great Vly WMA, Onteora State Park, Overlook Mountain,...

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Breeding Birds and Butterflies

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Around The Bend, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Breeding Birds and Butterflies

Breeding  Birds and Butterflies

photo:  Steve Hart Breeding Birds and Butterflies Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Saturday, June 17, 2017  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 Saturday, June 17, 2017, 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....

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