Fall is in the air. The days are getting shorter, the weather is nippier and some of our birds are heading south… Join Sheldrake and Doug Bloom as we look for late fall migrating birds, as well as our locally wintering birds. Doug is a former president of the Bronx River-Sound Shore Audubon Society and its current vice president. He is a lifelong birder, current birding field trip leader, and all-around nature and birding enthusiast. Meet at 8 am at…Find out more »
Join us for our nature-inspired craft-making program. Children aged 2–12 and their grownups are invited to learn, create, and, most importantly, have fun together. We're feeling winter approaching and will be focusing on two creatures that stay active with us throughout the season. The owl and squirrel are incredible survivors of the cold months. Let's celebrate them with some stories, crafts, a walk (weather permitting), and some games. Build your own owl or squirrel using objects from nature that we collect. For younger crafters, there will be a…Find out more »
Take a break from the holiday craziness with a guided hike at Sheldrake that incorporates mindfulness exercises. The brisk fall air, physical exercise, and company of others can benefit both your mind and body. Being outdoors increases well-being, boosts immunity, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, promotes creativity, assists with recovery from mental fatigue, helps restore attention, boosts the brain's ability to think, and engages the senses. FREE (happy holidays from Sheldrake!). Register below to secure your spot. This session is full…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.