The Nature Conservancy: Mashomack Preserve — October & November, 2018


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MASHOMACK PRESERVE, SHELTER ISLAND

Mashomack’s North Field    Photo by Jim Colligan

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Mashomack Preserve

November & October Events & Activities

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All programs require pre-registration. Call or email: 631-749-4219  MashomackPreserve@tnc.org for reservations, meeting place, further information or membership.

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Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods – October

Possum’s Harvest Moon by Anne Hunter

Possum wants to celebrate the full harvest moon, but his friends are all busy preparing for winter. Will anyone come to his party?

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Feed the Birds!

Saturday, October 6, 9:30-10:30 AM

Would you like to know how to attract and identify birds in your backyard? Learn the best bird feeding techniques and identifying tips while watching live birds at Mashomack’s lively bird window.

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Fall Foliage Truck Tour

Saturday, October 20, 10-11:30 AM

With shortening days, the red maples and tupelos turn hues of red, while sassafras don shades of yellow.

Come for a truck tour of Mashomack’s fields, forests and along the edges of our ponds and marshes

to see what colors nature has to offer.

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Family Fun: Nature’s Halloween Trail

Saturday, October 27, 5-6:30 PM

Who will be in the woods this year? Mashomack’s band of costumed characters changes every year.

Arrive anytime 5-6:30 PM, allowing about 30minutes to complete the trail. All ages welcome.

Children should be accompanied by an adult. Bring a flashlight. Light refreshments following walk.

Rain or Shine.

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Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods – November

A Tale of Two Beasts by Fiona Roberson

A little girl “rescues” a strange beast from the woods, but for some reason, the little beast isnot happy.

There are definitely two sides to this story.

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Owl Prowl

Saturday, November 10, 4:30-6 PM

Owls are most vocal and active at sundown. Come learn about these storied birds and have a chance

to hear and possibly see screech owls. Join Tom Damiani on this search for nocturnal creatures.

Bring binoculars and a flashlight.

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Birds of Prey: A Live Animal Presentation

Friday, November 23, 1-2 PM

A day-after-Thanksgiving treat for the whole family! Raptors have amazing adaptations that allow

Them to be incredible hunters. A Quogue Wildlife Refuge naturalist will entertain and amaze you

with facts about our hawk and owl friends.  Close up views guaranteed!   Rain or shine. 

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