April & May 2019 

Hikes and Activities at Mashomack Preserve 

 Spring peepers, the size of your thumbnail, can be heard near freshwater wetlands.


Plan Your Visit!

Trails and Visitor Center are open 9AM to 5PM, closed Tuesday.


Mashomack’s Summer 2019 Environmental Education Program

When:  Monday-Thursday, 9 AM- 2 PM (pick 1 week)

July 8-11, August 5-8 and August 19-22

For more information, please visit — mashomack preserve@tnc.com



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! 


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. 


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. 


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 of the future.


Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods – May

Warbler Wave by April Pulley Sayre

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


Visitor Center Volunteer Orientation

Saturday May 4, 1-2 PM

The Mashomack Visitor Center needs you. If you enjoy connecting to people about local nature,

consider volunteering. Training provided. 


Blooming Dogwoods and the Spring Woods

Saturday, May 11, 10 AM-noon

Experience blooming dogwoods, great views of Bass Creek and the beautiful “back road” through Mashomack’s hills.  Hike from the Manor House and walk the 1.5-mile loop of lower green trail.


Birds and Breakfast – Rise and Shine!

Sunday, May 19, 6-10 AM

Join our popular annual early morning birdwatch and breakfast. Come identify many species of brightly colored warblers on their migration. This guided walk is $35 and ends with a delicious breakfast in the Manor House. Limited overnight accommodations for TNC members ($135/person for room, walk, and breakfast).


Mashomack Open House and Haul Seine

Sunday, May 26, 4-7 PM

We’ll celebrate summer on the Manor House lawn. Learn about our wildlife, nature programs

and research projects. Take part in the East End’s traditional seafaring heritage by seeing

what sea creatures we find in a 300’ haul seine (fishing net).




AAQ Resource: McDonough & Conroy Architects