Activities and Walks

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, *8:30 a.m. Trustees Road, West Meadow Beach, Stony Brook. Enjoy a weekday bird walk at West Meadow Wetlands Reserve. Meet at the kiosk located at the entrance to Trustees Road. Walk is approximately 2 miles. Meet in parking lot. You must provide your own transportation. Leader: Patrice Domeischel,

* Please note November through March, Wednesday walks start at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9 a.m. Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington, NY. Situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound this English-style estate offers miles of pathway winding through woodland, meadows, shoreline and salt marsh. Caumsett is host to over 200 species of migratory and breeding birds. We will be on the lookout for Bald Eagle, Peregrine Falcon and other raptors, sparrows such as White-crowned, Savannah, Vesper, and Grasshopper, and some rarities such as the American Pipit. There is an entrance fee unless you have an Empire Pass. You are responsible for your own transportation. Meet in parking lot. Leader: Patrice Domeischel,

Saturday, December 14, 2019:  Enjoy our 2nd Saturday bird walks in Stony Brook and Setauket. Leader: Luci Betti-Nash

* 9 a.m. Avalon Park & Preserve – meet near the Grist Mill on Harbor Road, Stony Brook. We will bird the pond and then walk through the woods of Avalon Park. Then we will circle the fields up in the preserve before returning to the Grist Mill.

*Please note November through March, the Avalon walks start at 9 a.m.

11 a.m. Frank Melville Memorial Park/Mill Pond – meet behind the old Post Office on Main Street in Setauket. We will bird the pond, check the estuary and the upper glade.

See current newsletter for additional FHAS activities

Directions to Avalon Park and Preserve – 200  Harbor Road. Stony Brook NY.

From the Long Island Expressway:
Take EXIT 62 (C.R. 97, or Nicolls Road) NORTH until it ends at 25A in Stony Brook. Turn LEFT onto 25A and proceed approximately 1.5 miles to Main Street. Immediately before the stoplight, bear RIGHT onto Main Street. One block ahead on the LEFT is Harbor Road. Parking is available along Main Street, on Harbor Road, and in the village shopping center just past the park on Main Street. The park’s boardwalk entrance is on Harbor Road.
Trail maps are available in the kiosk at the Harbor Road entrance.