Adult Programs

Getting Started with Backyard Poultry 
Saturday, January 10  
Outdoor Discovery Center

1pm-3pm   Prepaid registration is required. Click on register now button.

Join Rachel Moody of the Cornell Cooperative Extension for this introduction to keeping a backyard flock of chickens. Chickens are fun and entertaining. They help control ticks, and produce fertilizer for your garden.
Topics covered:
• Coop requirements
• Chicken breeds and how to obtain chicks
• Feeding and general care
• Local and State regulations

For adults. Interested children over 6 welcome.
Outdoor Discovery Center
Cost:  $25, children 7-16 $12
Members $20, children 7-16 $10

Prepaid registration required.
No walk-ins admitted.


Introduction to Beekeeping 
Sunday, January 18
Outdoor Discovery Center

10am-2pm  (Bring a bag lunch)  Prepaid registration is required. Click on the register now button.

To Bee or Not to Bee?  Learn how to get started with this fascinating and rewarding hobby led by Beekeeper Darren Fogarty.
Learn the basic principles of beekeeping:
• Basic bee biology
• The dynamics of a honey bee hive
• What you need to get started
• Where to purchase your equipment and bees

Cost:  $45   Members $35  Prepaid registration required. 
No walk-ins admitted.

 

Hike up Storm King Mountain
Saturday, April 11
12pm-4pm  Prepaid registration is required. Click on the register now button.

Join us for a rigorous climb up Storm King Mountain.  Learn about the history of Storm King and enjoy extraordinary views of the Hudson.  Wear sturdy shoes and dress in layers to for the unpredictable early spring weather. We will meet at Trailhead off Route 218. Complete directions will be emailed.

Cost $7 Members $5
Prepaid registration required.

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