March & April 2019 – Hikes and Activities at Mashomack Preserve  

Please note:  In March, Mashomack trails are open daily 9AM-4PM, and in April the trails stay open until 5PM.  The Preserve is closed on Tuesday.

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Our Visitor Center is open:

March: Weekends – 9 to 4PM & Weekdays – Mon, Thurs,& Fri –noon to 4PM

April: Open 9 to 5PM

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Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods – March

And then it’s Spring by Julie Fogliono

Walk along the Red Trail and read a story with your children as you go!

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Bluffs of Mashomack: Views of a Changing Coastline

Saturday, March 9, 9:30-11 AM

Enjoy a truck ride and take a few short walks to see great views our natural coastlines. Learn

about the climate-changing future for our coasts.

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Vernal Equinox

Wednesday, March 20, 7 AM-7 PM

In celebration of spring, trails will be open ALL DAY from dawn to dusk for self-guided walks.

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Become a Bluebird and Tree Swallow Volunteer

Saturday, March 23, 4-5 PM

Ever see a bluebird? How about eggs in a nest, or live baby birds? Get involved in this engaging

monitoring project on New York’s state bird.

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Rare, Big and Odd Tree Tour

Saturday, March 30, 1-3 PM

A rare chance to explore the interior areas of Mashomack by truck and hike. We’ll view

different forest types and find tall tulip trees, a huge white oak, a healthy elm tree, and an

American Chestnut.

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Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods – April
On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole

Walk along the Red Trail and read a story with your children as you go!

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Spring Ponds and Amorous Amphibians

Saturday, April 13, 7-8 PM

Listen to the evening chorus of spring peepers as these frogs claim their territory. We’ll look

for masses of eggs from salamanders and toads along the shores of Sanctuary Pond.

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Earth Week Full Moon Walk

Friday, April 19, 7:30-9 PM

Walk the woods under the first full moon of spring and appreciate what the Earth has to offer.

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Futuristic Forests: Changing Climate/Changing Trees

Saturday, April 27, 1-3 PM

The warming climate will affect Mashomack’s trees. Come learn about our forests 

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Mashomack Preserve at The Nature Conservancy

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AAQ Resource: Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

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