Thanks to support from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, Audubon New York and Prospect Park have partnered up to bring environmental education programs to the residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Join naturalists from Audubon New York and Prospect Park Alliance as they introduce you to the birds and aquatic wildlife that call Brooklyn their home. Participants will explore the communities of Greenpoint and Prospect Park and discover the variety of wildlife that flourish in Brooklyn. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Adults 18 and over may attend.
Event details and registration links are below.
Introduction to the Birds of Greenpoint
April 16 & May 1, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Explore McGolrick Park and the surrounding neighborhood, identifying local birds by sight and sound, and learn about the different habitats birds need for survival. Meet at the Shelter Pavilion inside McGolrick Park at 10 a.m. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Living Water Explorations at Prospect Park
May 14 & May 22, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Get ready to get hands-on by the pond - dipping for snails, leeches, and dragon fly nymphs! Learn the amazing and vital roles these tiny critters play in our environment. Water testing kits and pond dip nets will be provided. Meet at the Prospect Park Boathouse. There will be a short walk to reach the pond so please dress appropriately.