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For the Birds

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Bring out your Junior Ornithologist as we learn about birds.  Examine feathers, nests, eggs, and learn some amazing facts about nature’s fine feathered friends.  Observe three different birds from APEC’s Animal Collection and enjoy an outdoor bird walk. Limited to 8 children. Masks must be worn by children for the entire program. Ages 5-7.

Upcoming Events at Alley Pond Environmental Center

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

224-65 76th Ave.

Oakland Gardens, NY


  • 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