Saturday, July 21: Feed watermelon to rescued pigs and learn how to cook vegan delicacies at Catskill Animal Sanctuary’s celebration
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Sunday, July 15: View the wonders of the night sky from 212 feet above the Hudson River.
The cunning and adaptable coyote was deified by the Native Americans and persecuted by the U.S. government. But as other predators were killed off, the coyote thrived, mating with wolves and producing a hybrid that now roams the fields and forests of the Northeast- including the Hudson Valley.
Saturday, June 30: The group is limited to 20 people, and the outfitter will need to know in advance how many children will be needing kid-sized lifejackets, so don’t wait long to register!
Saturday-Sunday, June 16-17: More than any other established music festival, the Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival is directly associated with activism and the environmental movement via the imprimatur of its founder, Pete Seeger. This year’s performers include Jeff Tweedy, Rhiannon Giddens, Ani DiFranco, The Mavericks, Beth Orton and They Might Be Giants.
Meet the Metasequoia, your giant neighbors on Academy Green.
Sunday, May 13: Geology tour on Mother’s Day to illuminate Rosendale’s cement-mining history.
Friday, May 4: The Cary Institute hosts a discussion with Dan Ashe, president of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, and Dennis Kelly, former director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Saturday, May 5: See what the Catskills have to offer. Presenters will include hiking clubs, paddling outfitters, climbing guides, skiing/mountain biking centers, gear outfitters, cultural attractions, local trail-food producers and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Saturday, May 5: It’s a creative (and slightly competitive) birding challenge, in which participants are required to stay within a 17-foot circle and identify as many species of birds as possible within a 24-hour period.