"A neighborhood without parks is not a whole neighborhood." - Ed Koch
Location: Ave U & East 33rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234         phone: 718-421-2021          e-mail: info@saltmarshalliance.org
Spring 2017--Monthly Events
 
Unless other wise indicated meet at the Salt Marsh Nature Center
3302 Ave U, B'klyn, NY 11234
For information call 311 & ask for the Brooklyn Urban Park Rangers
Sunday
April 9
1 pm
Photography Scavenger Hunt --
Bring your own digital camera or
smartphone
Sunset Park- 7th Ave at
43 Street
Saturday
April 15
10am
Birding: Spring Migration
Prospect Park Picnic
House- 5th St & W. Drive
Road
Sunday
April 16
1 pm
Kids Sensory Perception Hike
Canarsie Park - Park
House, 88th St &
Seaview Ave
Saturday
April 22
12-3 pm
Orienteering: Join the Urban Park
Ranger as participants wil use
maps to locate hidden markers in
the parjk
Prospect Park Audubon
Center, E. Drive &
Lincoln Rd
Saturday
April 22
1 pm -4 pm
Earth Day at the Marsh - Join the
Brooklyn Dance Center, August
Michael, and Roman "Redhawk"
Perez to celebrate Earth Day and
coming of Spring.
Salt Marsh interpretive walk with
Ron Bourque at 1:30 pm. (See Flyer)
SMNC E 33rd St & Ave U
Sunday
April 23
12 pm
Earth Day Hike at the Salt Marsh
SMNC E 33rd St & Ave U
Saturday
April 29
1 pm
Nature Exploration: Spring
Blossoms
Fort Greene
Park-Visitors Center,
Myrtle Ave &
Washington Park
Sunday
April 30
1 pm
Historic Coney Island
Coney Island - Meet at
the Parachute Jump on
the Boardwalk
Saturday
May 6
12 pm - 3 pm
Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day
Get up close and personal with
NYC's wild residents. Learn about
squirrelsm, coyotes, skunks, urban
birds and more. The Urban Park
Rangers will inform you about the
best places to see wilife in NYC
and how to safely interact with them
Highbridge Park,
Manhattan
Sunday
May 7
2 pm
Seining
Marine Park- Burnett St
& Ave U
Saturday
May 13
1 pm
Revolutionary NY: Fort Greene Park
Fort Greene Visitor's
Center
Sunday
May 14
11 am
Basic Canoeing:
Prospect Park Audubon
Center
Saturday
May 20
10 am
Rangers Choice: Calvert Vaux Park
Discovery Hike-- Put on your hiking
shoes & bring your binoculars as
we explore the rocky coast of
Gravesend Bay
Registration begins on Wed, May 10
Calvert Vaux Park
Sunday
May 21
11 am - 12:30
Horshoe Crabs
Plumb Beach Parking
Lot- Belt Pkwy East, Exit
9B
Saturday
May 27
11 am
Ranger's Choice: Prospect Park
Nature & History Bike Tour: Bike
thru Prospect Park, while enjoying
the sights & sounds of spring.
Registration begins on Wed, May 17
Prospect Park
Sunday
May 28
8-9 pm
Nocturnal Wildlife
SMNC, E 33rd St & Ave U
Saturday
June 3
6 pm
Family Camping: To enter your
family in the lotterym, register on
Wed, May 24
Marine Park
Saturday
June 10
11 am
Saltwater fishing
American Veterans
Memorial Pier, Bay
Ridge Ave & Shore Rd
Sunday
June 11
11 am
Basic Canoeing
Prpspect Park Audubon
Center
Saturday
June 17
1 pm
Scavenger Hunt
Fort Greene Visitors
Center
Sunday
June 18
1 pm
Waterfall Hike
Propspect Park Audubon
Cente
Saturday
June 24
1 p,m
Rangers Choice-- Camping Gear
and How to Use It - A Hands on
workshop which will give you a list
of essentials to bring on your next
camping trip. Registration begiins
on Wed, June 15
Fort Greene Park
         
         
For more information please go to the NYC Parks Dept
website at
www.nycgovparks.org/
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Don't forget our annual Salt Marsh
Alliance Ph
oto Contest.
Click here for entry rules
Exercise with Us
Tuesdays   Yogalates-
April 18 @ 2:30   April 25th @ 1:30
 
Thursdays -  Yoga
9 am
 
     
Kids Week Brooklyn
Monday - April 10
Bug Exploration
1 pm  Salt Marsh Nature Center
Tuesday - April 11
Sea Shore Exploration
1 pm  Salt Marsh Nature Center
Tuesday - April 11
Fort Greene History & Colonial Games
Fort Greene Visitors Center
Wednesday- April 12
Widerness Survival
1 pm  Salt Marsh Nature Center
Thursday - April 13
Nature Art
1 pm - Salt Marsh Nature Center
Thursday - April 13
Campfire Activities
1 pm - Fort Greene Park
Friday- - April 14
Scavenger Hunt
1-pm Salt Marsh Nature Center
     
School is out! Take the kids to the park to enjoy a variety of nature programs. Get outside & get excited! Visit
www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers