Calendar of Events

All events are subject to change based on the Governor’s orders to stay at home. Event status will be updated as the date nears. Registration will be required for all in person and online programs this year. Click on the event name to register for the event. Click on the location to see a map.

2020 Calendar of Events
4th of July Boat Parade Saturday, July 4th 10:15 AM Meet in front of Camp Bernadette at 10:15 on 7/4 for a 10:30 start.
Light up the Watershed Saturday, July 4th 9:30 AM Get out your battery powered flares or a bright flashlight and light up the watershed. At 9:30 put a red flashlight or LED flare out at the end of your dock or other visible spot on non-lakefront properties.
Island  Heritage Paddle Saturday, July 11th 10:00 AM Triggs Island- Hosted by the Bly’s and Craig Garland
Ben Baldwin Fishing Derby Saturday, July 11th 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM Weekend of July 11th- Virtual
Loon Census Saturday, July 18th 8:00 AM Assigned locations
Stamp Act Island Walk Saturday, July 18th 9:30 AM Event is Full- Registration Closed
Introduction to Tree Identification Guided Walk Saturday, July 25th 10:00 AM Brewster Heath Preserve
Annual Meeting Saturday, August 8th 9:00 AM Zoom Meeting or call 1-929-436-2866  passcode 123456
Naturalist Paddle Sunday, August 9th 9:00-11:00 AM Gene’s Beach Near Ryefield Marsh *Registration has closed
Lights Out Meteor Shower Viewing Tuesday, August 11th 9:00- 10:00 PM Help us darken the sky by turning off your lights. Grab a snack, a blanket, and your loved ones to make a memory watching the Persied’s meteor shower together! Cloud date,  August 12th from 9-10 PM
iNaturalist Citizen Science Training Wednesday, Aug 12th 10:00-11:00 AM Zoom Meeting or call 1-929-436-2866  passcode 01234
Stamp Act Island Walk- CANCELLED Saturday, August 15th 9:30 AM and 10:00  AM Unfortunately cancelled at the request of the Nature Conservancy (TNC) because of their internal Covid 19 policy for their staff and public safety. The Association is saddened by the tough decision of the TNC to cancel, but respect their decision.
Introduction to Mushroom Identification Guided Walk Sunday, August 30th 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Brewster Heath Preserve- Led by Rick Van de Poll
Introduction to Tree Identification Guided Walk Saturday, September 26th 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Meet at Fernald Crossing Station off Rt 109- Walk of Rail Trail and Linda Baldwin Preserve- Led by Tom Foster
Fall Colors Paddle- CANCELLED  Saturday, September 26th 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Cancelled due to low water levels in the heath and Covid precautions. 
End of Summer Celebration- CANCELLED Saturday, October 11th Cancelled Cancelled due to Covid-19 precautions.