Other Items of Interest

September 22 (Registration deadline) – Woods in Your Backyard: Taking Action to Create and Enhance Natural Areas on Your Property A program for landowners and homeowners in the Hudson River Estuary watershed offered by the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension in Millbrook, NY and Kinsgton, NY
Webinars – Wednesday evenings (October 1, 8, and 15) from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Field trip – Saturday, October 18. Mid-Hudson location TBA

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Wednesday, September 24, 9 am–12 pm – Lakeside in Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the Alliance’s Natural Resources Crew and their work to introduce and sustain native plant species that benefit the Park’s ecosystem. The tour will be led by Steven DiFalco, the Alliance’s forest ecologist, who will identify invasive species that can disrupt this ecosystem. This tour is limited to 20 people. For more information or to register, please email sdifalco@prospectpark.org

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Friday and Saturday, October 2 & 3 Pine Barrens Research Forum.
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Berkner Hall, Upton, NY. The Forum features technical presentations and poster displays on Thursday, and a field trip on Friday. Registration is free, but pre-registration is required: download the brochure with registration form here.

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