November 1, 3 pm to 5 pm
Learn about the flora and fauna that inhabit our forests, meadows and wetlands along the trails with Jim Arrigoni, conservation biologist. Theseasonal transitions as plants and animals prepare for the cold months ahead will be highlighted. Leisurely pace, with stops to observe and learn about
various points of interest, including our habitat enhancement projects.
November 6 & 13, 9 am to 11 am
Join us for expert guided bird walks to enjoy resident and migratory songbirds and hawks among the display of changing foliage! We’ll explore diverse habitats which support a variety of species that we will help identify by sight and sound. All levels of birders are welcome.
A Modern Ecological Detective Story
Thursday, November 7, 6 pm to 8 pm (Free)
The role of mosquitos, birds and birders in the emergence of West Nile Virus at the Aiken Library in Pawling, NY. This presentation will describe recent research on the fascinating ecology of this pathogen with a focus on how it is transmitted among various species of mosquitoes and birds, and sometimes humans. Learn to protect yourself when risk levels are elevated.
TAKE A HIKE THURSDAY
Thursday, November 14, 1 pm to 3 pm
Join us for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the way! Staff and volunteers will lead these hikes through the varied habitats of Deer Pond Farm. The focus will be on covering many trails (approximately 3 miles) at a good pace. The route will be moderately
strenuous with several hundred feet of elevation change.
For all on-site programs:
Registration required: ctaudubon.org
Free for members, $5 non-members, $10 non-member families, unless otherwise noted.
Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels. Bring binoculars, camera, water, walking stick and a sense of adventure. Binoculars are available to borrow. Children under 18 must be with an adult.
Trails open: dawn to dusk daily. Maps and suggested hikes available on website and at kiosk. Thank you for staying on the trails. Limited cell service on trails. Please note: Dogs, horses, fishing, swimming, camping, fires, hunting and collecting are not permitted.