One of the best things about living in the 914 is the bucolic beauty and fall is one of the best seasons to soak it all in. The Westchester Land Trust is holding several events this fall to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. A few of our favorites are:
Guided Autumn Bird Walk
Saturday, November 2, 2019
8:30am – 10:00 am
WLT’s Otter Creek Preserve Taylors Lane, Mamaroneck. Birds are on the move! Janelle Robbins, WLT Advisory Board Member and birder extraordinaire, will teach bird lovers and enthusiasts about the diversity of migrating birds that find food and shelter at this one-of-a-kind salt marsh. Bring binoculars! Rain date: Sunday, Nov 3, 8:30 am – 10:00 am.
Trek Turkey Mountain
Sunday, November 17, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00 pm
Turkey Mountain Preserve Trailhead, Locke Lane, Yorktown Heights. Celebrate National Hike Day on this moderate hike with spectacular views. This group hike is a great chance to enjoy the natural world and meet new people. Grab a buddy (and a snack) and head to Turkey Mountain. Rain or Shine.
WLT Volunteer Stewardship Day, Give Thanks to the Land
Friday, Nov 22, 2019
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. WLT’s Frederick P. Rose Preserve and Rock Shelter Preserve, 193 N Salem Road, Cross River. Help preserve the trails you love! Celebrate the season of giving by helping to expand a meadow and blueberry thicket to shelter birds and pollinators. Rain or Shine.
Holiday Tree ID Hike
Sunday, December 8, 2019
10:00 am – 12:00 pm.
WLT’s Westchester Wilderness Walk/ Zofnass Family Preserve, 258 Upper Shad Road, Pound Ridge. Explore the wintry landscape and learn techniques to identify trees during the winter months. This program is perfect for those looking to gain outdoor knowledge or those looking to get out outside for a fun winter walk! Rain date: Sunday, Dec 15, 1-3 pm.
Westchester Land Trust works with public and private partners to preserve land in perpetuity, and to enhance the natural resources in Westchester and eastern Putnam counties. More information about these events and other fall events can be found at westchesterlandtrust.org.