What's the best way to ring in the New Year? With a nature walk on the beach.
Join the American Littoral Society at Sandy Hook, NJ or Ft. Tilden, NY on Monday, January 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a brisk hike along the beach, dunes and woods to welcome in the New Year.
The Sandy Hook walk will begin at Building 18 on Officers Row (Littoral Society HQ). Expect to walk about three miles. Dress for the weather.
After the walk everyone can warm up at Littoral Society HQ with hot dogs and hot cocoa. Potluck dessert contributions welcome. Call 732-291-0055 to make your reservation.
The New York group will meet at Building 1 of Fort Tilden in Breezy Point, NY (off Rockaway Point Blvd.). Participants will walk along the beach and dunes, as well as visit the hawk watch platform.
Following the walk, participants can enjoy some coffee, cake and drinks. No reservations necessary.
The New York walk is in partnership with Gateway National Recreation Area and the NYC Audubon Society.