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The Walking Dunes Field Naturalist Course

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Join Mike Bottini on October 25-26 to explore the unique and varied ecosystem of Napeague's Walking Dunes, "East Hampton's Hidden Treasure." Read more about the program here. Join us either day—or both days!

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New Wildlife Track & Sign Workshops

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The March and May workshops were a great success, so we've added additional workshops with CyberTracker evaluator George Leoniak on Friday November 7 and the weekend of November 8-9.

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Read Mike's column on the March workshops here. (Lots of pics!)

Read the Newsday article here.


Save the Date

LONG ISLAND NATURAL HISTORY CONFERENCE: NEW & EXPANDED FORMAT FOR 2015
Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2015  (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Field Trips on Sunday, March 22, 2015

The third Long Island Natural History Conference will take place Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2015 in the Berkner auditorium at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY.

Realizing that conference attendance increased 75% over the first two years, the steering committee decided to modify the conference format. This new format will accommodate naturalists and educators who are unable to attend a weekday conference. To further encourage teachers to attend, we have made arrangements for educators to receive professional development points for attending the conference. Our 2015 conference will include a poster session to encourage participation among students doing research on Long Island’s flora and fauna. (Read the full release here.)


Conference Video now available here

Videos for all sessions of the Long Island Natural History Conference are available here: 2012, 2013.

Thanks to the 97 participants who took the time to give us valuable feedback. The comments are extensive and interesting. You can find a summary here (pdf).


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