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April 2015

Nature's great show
•  See the woodcock's courtship dance on a metro safari.
•  Explore flora and fauna on a dune trail walk.
•  Spy early wildflowers on a woodland hike.
•  Go star gazing at Great Kills or Floyd Bennett Field.

Workshops & classes
•  Gain new skills at a surf fishing clinic.
•  Focus on storytelling at a photography workshop.
•  Get ready for summer with a paddling prep course.
•  Earn a Boy Scout Merit Badge in oceanography.

Special occasions
•  Learn to identify trees on an Arbor Day walk.
•  Mark the 150th anniversary of Lee's surrender at Appomattox.
•  Celebrate Earth Day at Ft. Wadsworth or Jamaica Bay.

Find more to do on the calendar and park activities guide.



Love your beach? Join a cleanup team and help keep it beautiful: Sandy Hook, Ft. Wadsworth & Jamaica Bay. 4/22-26

Discover birds, wildflowers and spring foliage on a woodland hike at Floyd Bennett Field. 4/19

Come to Gen. Grant Memorial for living history and a national bell-ringing ceremony commemorating the Civil War's end. 4/9

The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy is working to create on New York Harbor the finest urban waterfront recreation and educational national park system in the world.

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