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Tom At Cedar Beach

Tom At Cedar Beach

Rick Kedenburg

Rick Kedenburg

We always have a weekday monthly birdwalk – our Tuesdays With Tom – as well as Birdwalks with Rick, other birdwalks, monthly NFAS-sponsored talks, special NFAS events, and related talks coordinated with other organizations


Tuesdays with Tom
May 30
This is “Maygration”!

Our final Spring Migration birdwalk! Meet at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 County Road 48, Greenport, NY at 8AM (map).

There are many great parks and preserves on the North Fork to view migrating birds. Join Tom for the “Spot du Jour” each Tuesday in May to see spectacular warblers, tanagers and flycatchers.  Please register by calling Tom at 631-275-3202 or email tdamiani3@optimum.net.


Second Annual Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28
9AM – 2PM

Red House at Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 County Road 48, Greenport, NY (map).

Incorporating native plants is a great way to help birds get a leg up as they search for food and shelter. Join us on May 27 and 28, 9AM – 2PM, at the Red House for our 2nd Annual Native Plant Sale. We’ll have lots of useful information as well as plants ready for your garden — grown by Glover Perennials. Audubon.org/native-plants is also a wonderful source for all kinds of useful information about finding native plants for your location, and bringing birds to your home.


Friday,  June 9th, Monthly Program
A Virtual North Fork Beach Walk with John Holzapfel

7:30 PM
Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Ln, Peconic, NY  (map)

This multi-pictorial PowerPoint presentation will include the natural history, the local North Fork history and the environmental interactions involving several different species such as scallops, oysters, gulls and horseshoe crabs, the traces and impressions of which can be observed and found on the shores of any of our North Fork beaches.

John has an undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in Marine Science and taught high school science for 37 years and junior college science for 15 years. He served on two occasions as a Southold Town Trustee and also served as a member of Cornell Cooperative’s marine advisory board. When he retired from teaching he began a shellfish company and after 10 years retired from the shellfish business. Over the past three years John has been giving monthly talks on nature at Peconic Landing in Greenport.


Tuesdays with Tom
Tuesday, June 20
Breeding Birds at Dam Pond aka Ruth Oliva Preserve

Meet at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 County Road 48, Greenport, NY at 8AM (map).

June is breeding time for most birds. We’ll check out wood, field and pond for breeding birds. Be sure to have on your listening ears as all trees and shrubs will be fully leafed-out and bird songs may be the only clue to what species are around.  Please register by calling Tom at 631-275-3202 or email tdamiani3@optimum.net.