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Fall Bird Walk for Beginners

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  • Oct. 05, 2019, 9:30-11:30am
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Walk through APEC’s trails, accompanied by a member of Queens County Bird Club. Learn to view and listen to our various species of birds. Learn to use binoculars and a field guide. Wear hiking shoes, sneakers, or other closed-toe shoes that you won’t mind getting muddy. Bring binoculars if you have them. This walk will cover some rough terrain and is not suitable for persons with limited mobility. Limited to 20 participants.

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

228-06 Northern Blvd.

Douglaston, NY

718-229-4000

  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes

  • The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

    Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 


  • Play area: No
  • Party room: No




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