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Wonders of Winter Ecology: A Guided Walk


Join Cary Institute for an afternoon walk exploring winter ecology wonders on our Millbrook, NY campus. This family-friendly activity will be led by Cary wildlife biologist Mike Fargione and educator Ashley Alred.

Discover how resident mammals, birds, insects, and plants adapt to winter. Notice the many signs that wildlife leave behind, showing us they are still active. Observe the impressive ways plants and insects transform while waiting for spring.

This afternoon walk is an opportunity to view and hear wildlife, learn about their natural history, and discover research happening on Cary’s grounds. Children and adults are invited to participate in fun sensory activities along the way. We will conclude the program with hot cocoa!

Please wear appropriate hiking footwear and dress in warm layers. Walking sticks or ski poles can be helpful if we have snow.  You are encouraged to bring binoculars, but we will have a limited supply for attendees to borrow.

The program will begin at the parking lot outside of Cary Institute’s main headquarters, located at 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Rte. 44) in Millbrook, N.Y.

For more information call (845) 677-7600 x236. Space is limited. Registration is required.