Bicentennial Ambassador Event at Mohonk Preserve: Outdoor Fun at Duck Pond!

Date: 
April 22, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Testimonial Gateway, New Paltz, NY

Mohonk Preserve: Outdoor Fun at Duck Pond! Guided Preserver Member Group Hike

RSVP by April 14, 2017

Birding, "Scooping the Goop", and paying homage to naturalist Henry David Thoreau are part of the fun on this early spring hike from the Testimonial Gateway to Duck Pond led by Megan Napoli, Research Ecologist, and Christy Belardo, Citizen Science Education Coordinator.

Fellow Preserver member and Thoreau Society Bicentennial Ambassador, Michael Schleifer, will also take part by reading selected passages of Thoreau's writings.

  • Park at the Testimonial Gateway
  • Bottled water, granola bars, and fruit provided at the start of the hike
  • Bring your lunch
  • Well-behaved dogs (on leashes) are allowed on this hike
  • This is a round-trip hike

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Testimonials (Every hiker received a copy of "A Book of Thoreau Quotations" from Dover Press)

“Michael, Thanks so much for the book of Thoreau quotations. I will really cherish it! Also thanks again for your readings that enriched our hike a few weeks ago and were a perfect fit for each stop along the way.” -President & CEO, Mohonk Preserve

“Michael, Thank you so much for Thoreau's Book of Quotations… You surely added a wonderful dimension to the Duck Pond walk. The places and timing were perfect. Look forward to seeing you on the next walk”