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POST-PAUSE Citizen Science Plant Hike at Sam's Point

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  • Aug. 16, 2020, 1:30-4pm
  • Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
  • 400 Sam’s Point Road, Cragsmoor
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

When do the flowers bloom? When do the leaves fall? In this program, you will learn all about phenology, the study of how plants and animals change throughout the seasons, while working as a citizen scientist to collect information about the plants in the park. This hike will be offered once a month at Sam's Point to monitor seasonal changes in plants along the Loop Road. Along this carriage road, you will encounter a variety of flowers, ferns, shrubs, and trees which change as you move up in elevation. This program is recommended for children eight years of age and older, but everyone is welcome to join. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam's Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam's Point

About Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area

400 Sam’s Point Road

Cragsmoor, NY

845-647-7989