Central Westchester Audubon Society
Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Purchase, Rye, Rye Brook, Port Chester and White Plains
P.O. Box 359, White Plains, NY 10602
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Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, January 21, 7:00 PM
Film – Birders: The Central Park Effect
The Central Park Effect reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan's celebrated patch of green and the equally colorful, full-of-attitude New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration.
Location: Scarsdale Library, 54 Olmstead Rd., Scarsdale

Miércoles, Enero  21, 7:00PM Video – Aves: EL Efecto del Parque Central: El Efecto  del Parque Central revela la extraordinaria variedad de aves silvestres que adornan Manhattan celebrando los parches de verde y el igualmente colorido, lleno de neoyorquinos que programar sus vidas en torno a los ritmos de la migración.
Ubicación: Bibliotheca de Scarsdale, 54 Olmstead Rd., Scarsdale

Thursday, February 19, 7:00 PM
Presenter : Wayne Cahilly New Jersey Pine Barrens

The Pine Barrens is a heavily forested area of coastal plain stretching across more than seven counties of southern New Jersey. The unique ecology of the Pine Barrens supports a diverse spectrum of plant life, including orchids, carnivorous plants and pygmy Pitch Pines. Wayne Cahilly grew up on the edge of the southern New Jersey Pine Barrens. He graduated from the School of Professional Horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden, and has had a diverse career working at the Garden, including Arboretum and Grounds Manager, Manager of Institutional Mapping and Gardens Site Historian. Wayne has led more than one hundred tours through the Pine Barrens, focusing on field biology and local history.
Location: Presbyterian Church, 39 North Broadway, White Plains, NY. (Entrance to parking lot on Barker Ave.)

Jueves, Febrero 19, 7:00 PM Presentador: Wayne Cahilly Nueva Jersey Los Pinos Barren: Los Pinos Barren es una zona muy boscosa de llanura costera que se extiende por más de siete condados del sur de Nueva Jersey. La ecología única del Pino Baldíos soporta un espectro diverso de vida de las plantas, incluyendo orquídeas, plantas carnívoras y pigmeo Pines Pitch. Wayne Cahilly creció en el borde de los del sur de Nueva Jersey Pine Barren. Se graduó de la Escuela de Horticultura Profesional en el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York, y ha tenido una carrera diversa que trabaja en el jardín, incluyendo Gerente del jardín, Gerente de Mapeo Institucional y Jardines Historiador Sitio. Wayne ha realizado  más de mil excursiones de giras por el Pino Barrens, centrado en la biología de campo y la historia local.
Ubicación: Presbyterian Church, 39 North Broadway, White Plains, NY. (Entrada al parqueo en la avenida Barker Ave.)

Wednesday, March 18, 4:30 PM -5:30 PM
Meet the Animals at the Trove– A Live Animal Program Presented by the Greenburgh Nature Center

Join us with your children to see and learn about some of the wild animals who make the Greenburgh Nature Center their home.
Location: White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains

Miércoles,  Marzo 18, 4:30 PM -5:30 PM Conozca a los Animales- Presentado por el Centro de la Naturaleza Greenburgh: Únase a nosotros con sus hijos para ver y aprender sobre algunos de los animales salvajes que hacen  el Centro de la Naturaleza Greenburgh su casa.
Ubicación: White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains

Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 PM -8:00PM
Sustaining Wildlife: Creating Pollinator Habitat Presenters: Chrissy Word, Ursula Chanse, and Sara Katz Chrissy

Word is an environmental science educator and co-founder of Butterfly Project NYC. She teaches students and adults, writes educational curricula and has helped to distribute and restore thousands of native plants in gardens throughout NYC. She works for City Parks Foundation where she manages the Learning Gardens, Green Girls and Coastal Classroom programs. Ursula Chanse is the Director of Bronx Green-Up and Community Horticulture at The New York Botanical Garden. Bronx Green-Up provides horticultural advice, technical assistance and training to community and school gardeners and urban farmers in the Bronx. Sara Katz is the Community Horticulturist for Bronx Green-Up, the community garden outreach program of The New York Botanical Garden. She is also a Bronx beekeeper.
Location: TBA

Miércoles, Abril 22, 7:00 PM -8:00PM Sostenimiento de Vida Silvestre: Creación de Polinizadores Hábitat Presentadores: Chrissy Word, Ursula Chanse, y Sara Katz: Chrissy Word es un educador de ciencias ambientales y co-fundador del Proyecto Mariposa NYC. Ella enseña a los estudiantes y adultos, escribe programas de enseñanza y ha ayudado a distribuir y recuperar miles de plantas nativas en jardines de todo Nueva York. Ella trabaja para la Fundación de Parques de la ciudad en la que maneja los programas de aprendizaje, jardines verdes, Chicas y Costera aula. Ursula Chanse es la Directora del Bronx Verde-Up y Comunidad Horticultura en el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York. Bronx Verde-Up ofrece consejo hortícola, asistencia técnica y capacitación a la comunidad y de la escuela jardineros y agricultores urbanos en el Bronx. Sara Katz es la horticultora comunidad para Bronx Green-Up, el programa de divulgación jardín de la comunidad de El Jardín Botánico de Nueva York. Ella también es una apicultor en el Bronx.
Ubicación: Se anunciará cuando determinada

Jueves, 21 de Mayo
Una mirada a los Galápagos

Programs co-sponsored with Bronx River - Sound Shore Audubon. Free and open to the public.

Programas son copatrocinado con Bronx River - Sound Shore Audubon.  Los programas son gratis para todo el público.

translation by Ana Ruano


Central Westchester Audubon Society
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Participating in a field trip carries certain risks, and based on the recommendation of our legal counsel and insurance provider, it is required that all field trip participants carefully read and sign this Program Participant Agreement. We appreciate your understanding.


With spring migration just beginning, it's time to get started thinking about the birds of spring and get our identification skills dusted off. Join us for Beginner Bird Walks led by Chris Mignone and Lisa. All walks will meet at 9:30 AM. For more information, contact Info@centralwestchesteraudubon.org.
Saturday March 7th - Marshlands Conservancy, 220 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
Sunday March 15th - Marshlands Conservancy, 220 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
Saturday March 28th – Read Sanctuary, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY. Sunday April 12th – Location to be determined.

CWAS Birdathon – Saturday, May 9 (Rain date Saturday, May 16)
Join the effort to raise money for camp scholarships. Sites to be determined by trail conditions in refuges. We will search for spectacular warbler sightings and should tally several other migrants and residents. Beginners are welcome; we'll help you find and identify the birds.
Meet at 7 AM at Education House, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains. Bring lunch and water.

BRSS/CWAS Field Trips 2014 -2115

Trips with Bronx River Sound Shore Audubon - Please Contact Doug Bloom at (914) 834-5203 for info or to register. Meet at Scarsdale Village Hall unless otherwise specified.

December 28, Sunday- Christmas Bird Count - Contact Doug Bloom to Volunteer for this important bird survey. Volunteer for a few hours or all day.

January 11, Sunday- Montauk/ Joint with Saw Mill River Audubon - Meet at 6:30 AM at village hall. Wintering Ducks, and other birds. Possibly Snowy Owls

February 7, Saturday- Eagle Walk Eagle Fest - Meet at Wild Bird Center at 8:00 A for our annual Eagle walk or at Croton Point Park at 8:40 in big parking lot near Gazebo

February 13-16 - Looking for wintering waterfowl (More details to follow)

April 19 - Sunday, Sterling Forest - Meet at 7:00 AM at the village hall. We will be looking for early migrants - warblers and other songbirds.

May 3, Sunday- Central Park - Meet at 7:30 AM at 77th street at statue across from Museum of Natural History. Will be looking for spring migrants such as warblers, orioles and others.

May 17, Sunday- Doodletown Road - Meet at 8:00 AM at Doodletown Road. Best place to see Cerulean Warblers nesting and other migrants.

Program Cancellations
To find out if a program is cancelled because of inclement weather, please call 914-946-1780.

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