* Update: The Society will no longer be sending out a separate booklet with field trips. We will be informing everyone of up and coming trips in “Littorally Speaking” and the Underwater Naturalist. If you have given us permission to send you notices, trips will also be advertised through email. When we have more details on the Annual Meeting, that too will be placed online and in the above publications for signing up. For those who wish to pay with a credit card please add 2.5% to the bill.

 

  Arizona Birding and Wildlife Trip with NYC Audubon

 April 5-13, 2014

 Trip leaders: American Littoral Society naturalist, Don Riepe and Carol Borneman of NPS.

 Visit Saguaro Cactus National park, Chiricahua National Monument, Ramsey and Madera Canyons as well as many other scenic and birding hotspots. Cost: $1800 (includes lodging, transportation, guides, park fees, welcome barbeque and most meals. Airfare not included, contact Don Riepe for group flight information).  For questions email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (718)474-0896.

 For reservations, contact Adriana Palmer at NYC Audubon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (212) 691-7483.

 

 Midweek Seashore Adventure on Fire Island, New York

 Tuesday, June 3 – Thursday, June 5, 2014

 The American Littoral Society joins the Appalachian Mountain Club for three exciting, high energy days hiking the beach, seining for near shore critters, star watching and canoeing/kayaking, while engaging in stimulating discussions with American Littoral Society naturalist, Mickey Maxwell Cohen and Lenore Swenson, premier birder at the NY Linnean Society. This will be the 19th consecutive Midweek Seashore Adventure with the AMC at its retreat on the beach at Atlantique, Fire Island. A special feature this year will include an easy four hour hike to the mysterious Sunken Forest in Sayville.

 Cost: $140 for two nights, two breakfasts, two dinners. For reservations email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For program details contact Mickey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (212)510-8880.

 

 Montauk Summer Weekend with NYC Audubon

 June 6-8, 2014

 A great natural history weekend at the luxurious Montauk Manor House at the very eastern tip of Long Island, New York. Visit the “Walking Dunes” (cranberry & orchid bogs), Lighthouse Beach (tidal pools), Camp Hero Bluffs, Point O’Woods Walk and Big Reed Pond. See nesting pine and prairie warblers, bank swallows, screech owls, Baltimore orioles and enjoy the beautiful beaches. Trip leaders: Mike Bottini, Mickey Maxwell Cohen and Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society. Cost: $385.00 (double occupancy) includes 2 nights at the Manor House (heated indoor/outdoor pools), 4 meals plus a wine & cheese welcome reception, 5 guided hikes, 2 evening programs, an evening star watch, plus free pickup at the LIRR station in Montauk. *Optional paddleboarding/kayak trip.

 This trip is in partnership with NYC Audubon.

 For questions email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (718)474-0896.

 To register by credit card, please click here.

 To pay by check, please write check out to "American Littoral Society" and mail to: American Littoral Society, c/o Don Riepe, 28 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.

 

 Maine and Canadian Coasts Trip

  (Dates to be confirmed)

Visit Bonaventure Island and see the gannet colony along with other coastal scenic areas. See moose, black bear, nesting bald eagles and rural wilderness. Trip leaders: Don Riepe/American Littoral Society and Carol Borneman/USFWS.

 Cost, itinerary and trip details are to be determined. Please check back for updates. 

 In partnership with NYC Audubon. For questions email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (718)474-0896.

 

  Cape Ann Whale Watch Weekend

 August 14 – 17, 2014

 Spend three nights in historic Gloucester, MA. Cost: $395.00 per person includes lodging (double occupancy), half day whale watching trip, lobster/seafood dinner, Essex River marsh cruise, canoeing on the Ipswich River, guided hike at nearby state park and a visit to Parker River Wildlife Refuge. This trip is in partnership with NYC Audubon. Trip Leader: Don Riepe/American Littoral Society. For questions and rsvp please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (718)474-0896.

 


 

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Fri Apr 25 @ 2:00PM -
Earth Day Arbor Day Trees of Sandy Hook Walk
Sat Apr 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Beach Cleanup w/ Rotary Club
Sat Apr 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Adopt a Swamp pink training
Sat Apr 26 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Earth Day in Jamaica Bay!
Thu May 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NJ Native Plant Society, Delaware Bayshore Chapter Meeting
Sat May 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Maurice River Walking Trail Spring Botany Walk
Sat May 10 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Sterling Forest Warblers Day Trip with NYC Audubon
Sat May 10 @ 2:00PM - 05:00PM
Ship to Shore with Sustainable Seafood Week NYC
Sun May 11 @10:30AM - 12:30PM
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Wed May 14 @ 6:00PM -
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