Beautiful Butterflies at Sands Point Preserve

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May 19, 2013

11am-1pm.

Sands Point Preserve

Sands Point

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$10 per car

Event description: The magical life cycle of this fascinating, fluttering insect is the subject of this favorite program – discover how you can attract them to your garden.

Address: 127 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
Phone: 516-571-7901
Website: thesandspointpreserve.com

About Sands Point Preserve


In the early 20th century, Sands Point Preserve was the home of the Guggenheim family. The buildings on the estate are monuments to the opulent lifestyle for which Long Island’s North Shore is known.

The 216-acre Sands Point Preserve is an interesting mixture of natural and landscaped areas. Diverse natural habitats for a variety of plants and animals are supported on the the Preserve including mature forest, woodlands, fields, meadows, a freshwater pond, glacial cliffs and shoreline on the Long Island Sound.

Visitors are welcome to stroll, hike, jog and/or run on the six marked trails through the woods, around the pond, and along the beach. Trail maps and schedule of guided nature walks are available at the Gatehouse.






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