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Fri 01 Mar
BIRDING WALK WITH CHAMPLAIN AREA TRAILS
Friday, March 1, 2024 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join staff from Point Au Roche and Champlain Area Trails for an easy walk to search for some of the birds that stick around in the winter. All experience levels and abilities welcome! Bring your own binoculars, or we have a few pairs available to loan - first come, first served.
Sat 02 Mar
SIGNS OF LIFE WALK
Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for an approximately 1 mile walk on the park trails. This time of year, the plants seem dead and the park can seem empty of animals, but we'll search for signs of life and find them everywhere! All ages and abilities welcome!
Mon 04 Mar
LITTLE EXPLORERS – MOUNTAINS
Monday, March 4, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! Here in Plattsburgh we are lucky to be in the valley between two major mountain ranges. Let's learn about these majestic marvels and explore some of the critters that can survive on their perilous peaks!
Sat 09 Mar
LEPRECHAUN HUNT!
Saturday, March 9, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
A mischievous leprechaun has hidden his gold on the trails around the Nature Center! Come get your own map and list of clues and set-off to search for the treasure! Exchange your "gold" for prizes back at the Nature Center! The park naturalist will be available to help with map reading and assist in the hunt. Pick up your map any time between 10am and 12pm, prizes available until 12:30pm. All ages and abilities welcome!
Sat 09 Mar
CLIMATE CREW MEETING
Saturday, March 9, 2024 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Climate Crew is a student-led club for any kid in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade interested in learning more about and helping the environment! New members always welcome! Email kristin.collins@parks.ny.gov for more information.
Mon 11 Mar
LITTLE EXPLORERS – BIRDS
Monday, March 11, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! As temperatures rise we are beginning to see some early spring arrivals in the park. We'll explore what makes birds so neat, and why some of them go away for the winter!
Wed 13 Mar
NATURE JOURNALING AT SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL OF CLINTON COUNTY
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join us to learn a new way to practice self-care and mindfulness as we learn the ins and outs of nature journaling; including what it is, why it's done, and how to do it! Whether you're an artist, a writer, a photographer, a nature lover, or none of the above, we are sure you'll enjoy learning how to unwind and love the world around you in a meditative way. Located at 5139 North Catherine Street, Plattsburgh.
Sat 16 Mar
WORLD WATER DAY!
Saturday, March 16, 2024 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join the Lake Champlain Basin Program, us, and 20 other local organizations to learn about water conservation and the Lake Champlain watershed with fun hands-on activities and information for all ages! FREE. Located at Champlain Center Mall.
Mon 18 Mar
LITTLE EXPLORERS – FARM ANIMALS
Monday, March 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! We had some special requests to learn about farm animals, so here we are! We'll learn about all the different animals that live on a farm and talk about our favorites!
Sat 23 Mar
FIVE SENSES WALK
Saturday, March 23, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for a short walk while we learn some techniques to practice using all our senses to observe our environment. These exercises will benefit you if you want to relax more in nature, if you want to see more wildlife, or if you just need practice focusing! Plus it's fun! All ages and abilities welcome!
Mon 25 Mar
LITTLE EXPLORERS – EGGS
Monday, March 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come explore with stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! Around this time our resident forest birds begin their nest building so they can start their families in April. Let's learn about the miracle of eggs and some critters who lay them!
Thu 28 Mar
NATURE BOOK CLUB
Thursday, March 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Meet at the Nature Center and join in for the next meeting of the Nature Book Club! This month we're reading Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villains by Bethany Brookshire. Come join the discussion even if you haven't read the book! This program meets in person and online! kristin.collins@parks.ny.gov to receive a link to join virtually.
Sat 30 Mar
SIGNS OF SPRING SCAVENGER HUNT
Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
The first official day of Spring on the calendar is March 19th, but are we seeing signs of it outside yet? Join us on a short walk to find some of nature's signs of Spring!