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Unplug with Sheldrake on our award-winning Guided Mindfulness Hikes, led by our Kripalu-Certified Mindful Outdoor Guide, Cindy Olsen. Throughout these 60-minute sessions, we'll deepen our connection with nature, observing the local flora and fauna with a keen awareness. Sessions conclude with a tea ceremony, when we share our experiences. We’re thrilled to have had this program recognized by Westchester Magazine‘s 2019 Best of Westchester awards in the category of Unique Outdoor Hike! 6 sessions: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 pm – September 19-October 24…Find out more »
Join us at Sheldrake to examine the seasonal changes from late summer through late fall. Children will be nature detectives as they walk through the woods learning about the plants and animals that enjoy Sheldrake's 60 acres. Whether hiking in the woods, rolling logs and learning about insects, bird watching, or engaging in a craft project, young naturalists will have fun learning about various aspects of nature. Children enjoy lunch together (brought from home), with discussion of their shared experiences.…Find out more »
Help instill appreciation of the natural world in your community! Do you have an interest in the natural world? Would you like to learn more about it and share your enthusiasm with children? Sheldrake's training program includes: Workshops in nature studies and teaching techniques Observations with our experienced naturalists Learning amazing facts about plants and animals Sharing your new knowledge with elementary-school children Added benefits: contributing an important service to your community continuing your education through ongoing enrichment classes being part…Find out more »
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.