WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Parks will be hosting a variety of events on Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14.
Saturday, Sept. 13:
Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley Street, Yonkers – Fall Migrants Bird Walk – 8 a.m. Warblers, hawks and other birds have started to head south. Take a leisurely walk around the preserve searching for them. There will also be a hawk watch at 10 a.m. Watch for circling Broad-winged hawks, Red-shouldered hawks, Red-tails, eagles and 12 other raptor species. Bring a chair and binoculars. Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Route 35 and 121 South, Cross River – Music, food and festivities to benefit the Friends of Trailside Museum. New members welcome! Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye – . Nature Scavenger Hunt – 1 p.m. Sharpen your observation skills and go at your own pace while discovering nature’s beauty. Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye – Seining in the Harbor – 2 p.m. Use a 25-foot net to catch and observe salt water creatures. Please dress to get wet. Pre-registration required; ages 10-12. $25 fee includes all craft materials and code sheets.
Sunday, Sept. 14: Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye – Fall Bird Migration Exploration – 7:30 a.m. Come explore all types of birds, from confusing fall warblers to frequent flyers. Please bring binoculars. There will also be the opening of “Marshlands in Poem” – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Opening reception for poetry inspired by and dedicated to the Conservancy. Co-sponsored by Friends of Marshlands. Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard Street, North White Plains – Hike Around the Lake – 1 p.m. Enjoy the scenery with a hike.