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Winnakee Land Hosts Invasive Species BioBlitz

On Saturday and Sunday August 19 and 20, 2017, the Winnakee Land Trust will host an Invasive Species BioBlitz at our 105-acre Nature Preserve. Naturalists, nature lovers, children, and anyone interested in knowing more about our local flora, fauna, and biodiversity are encouraged to participate.

After your registration is complete, details about the day, the preserve, the trails, the plants and animals you’ll be likely to see, what to bring and a detailed schedule of events will be emailed to you.

To Register - Click Here or go to the website

Bio Blitz: At the Winnakee Nature Preserve

Become a nature detective and help locate and map invasive plant species at the beautiful Winnakee Nature Preserve, Hyde Park, NY. Enjoy guided bird walks, training from ecological experts from across our region and experience exciting live animal presentations! Survey work will be performed using the free iNaturalist smartphone app, which can be downloaded and set up by visiting: inaturalist.org. Training will be provided; set up in advance to get started.
Prizes awarded for best photographs (ChildrenAdult) and kids under 14 will receive take-home projects for participating.

  • Please bring a lunch; snacks and refreshments will be provided.
  • With the wildlife present, please leave pets at home.

Winnakee Nature Preserve

  • Live Animal Demonstrations!
  • Ravensbeard Wildlife Center
  • The Turtles Back
  • Waterman Bird Club
Date:Saturday, Aug 19th, 2017
Time:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:Advanced Registration Required
Contact Phone:(845) 876-4213
Contact Email:development@winnakee.org
Contact URL:http://www.winnakee.org/bioblitz-2017/
Location: Winnakee Nature Preserve Hyde Park
4204 Albany Post Rd. (Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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