Citizen Science Plant Hike at Sam’s Point

Date: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - Sat, Apr 20, 2019

Time: 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Price: 0

Location: Sam's Point Preserve

Address: 400 Sam's Point Rd

City: Cragsmoor

State: New York

Zip: 12420

Phone: 845-647-7989

When do the flowers bloom? When do the leaves fall? We are very curious to find out! In this program, you will learn all about phenology, the study of how plants and animals change throughout the seasons, while working as a citizen scientist to collect information about the plants in our park. We will be offering this hike once a month at Sam’s Point to monitor seasonal changes in plants along the Loop Road. Along this carriage road, you will encounter a variety of flowers, ferns, shrubs, and trees which change as you move up in elevation. This program is recommended for children eight years old and above, but everyone is welcome to join us. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required.