Upcoming Events

Climate Change, Habitat Change

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 10:00am

Take a walk with us through some of Marshlands’ habitats while we discuss how the changes in climate might impact existing conditions, and how nature might respond to such challenges. Dress warmly.

Take Out the Trash!

Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:00am

Help keep our beautiful salt marsh beautiful by collecting trash left by the tides. A great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth.

 

Cold Stratification: Getting Seeds Ready for Spring

Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 10:00am

Join us for a discussion on the importance of native plants and the necessary process of cold stratification that seeds must undergo in order to sprout in spring. Learn how to cold stratify native plant seeds to grown in your own yard.

Egg Coloring and Baby Animal Discussion

Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 1:00pm

Do you know what type of animals lay eggs? Why eggs, what is their purpose? Join us at Marshlands to color eggs while we talk about baby animals that live in the park. Ages 6+.

Registration required (see below). Materials provided by the Friends of Marshlands.

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 10:00am

It’s springtime, and it’s a great opportunity to observe bird behavior during the migration and nesting season. Bring binoculars. Meet at the nature center. Led by Chris Mignone of Central Westchester Audubon.

Take Out the Trash!

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 10:00am

Keep our beautiful salt marsh beautiful by collecting trash left by the tides. A great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth.

History of Marshlands Hike

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 1:00pm

Take a walk with us and learn about the fascinating history of the land we know today as Marshlands Conservancy. Led by Clare Francis, President of the Friends of Marshlands.

The Nature of Seeds

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 1:00pm

An acorn sprouts and becomes a great big oak tree. How does it happen? Learn about the nature of how seeds work. Plant a seed in a small paper pot and watch it sprout and grow at home.

Spring Wildflower Walk at Merestead

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 10:00am

Join us as we wander the meadows and trails of Merestead Estate learning about spring wildflowers! Merestead is located at 455 Old Byram Lake Rd., Mount Kisco, NY 10549. Meet in the parking area across the road.

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 10:00am

It’s springtime, and it’s a great opportunity to observe bird behavior during the migration and nesting season. Bring binoculars. Meet at the nature center. Led by Chris Mignone of Central Westchester Audubon

Take Out the Trash!

Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 10:00am

Keep our beautiful salt marsh beautiful by collecting trash left by the tides. A great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth.

Rockin’ Reptiles!

Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 1:00pm

In this live animal program, see snakes, turtles, lizards, and more up close! Our scaly friends of the reptile world certainly have charisma. See first-hand what makes reptiles unique. Watch them move. Feel their texture. Learn all about scales. Presented by Anthony Cogswell and Sponsored by the Friends of Marshlands.

Climate Change, Habitat Change

Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 10:00am

Take a walk with us through some of Marshlands’ habitats while we discuss how the changes in climate might impact existing conditions, and how nature might respond to such challenges.

Beneficial Bug Hotel

Saturday, May 25, 2024 - 1:00pm

Wild meadows and home gardens need a variety of insects in order to be productive and healthy. Learn about these insects and support beneficial insects by helping us build a hotel for the insects of our Meadow.

Birding for Beginners

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 10:00am

It’s springtime, and that means it’s a great opportunity to observe bird behavior during the nesting season. Bring binoculars. Meet at the nature center. Led by Chris Mignone of Central Westchester Audubon

Horseshoe Crabs!

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 12:00pm

Horseshoe Crabs arrive at Marshlands’ shoreline during high-tides from May through June to mate and lay their eggs. High-tide offers us a chance to watch these ancient creatures continue their seasonal ritual. Wear waterproof footwear and meet at the nature center.

 

Identifying Invasive Plants

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 10:00am

Many plants in North America are not native, yet they pose no threat to our ecosystems despite being here for hundreds of years. What makes some non-native species a problem? Learn to recognize the invasive plants at Marshlands – they might be hiding in your backyard!

Take Out the Trash!

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 1:00pm

Keep our beautiful salt marsh beautiful by collecting trash left by the tides. A great way to have fun, get some exercise, and give something back to the earth.