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Brooklyn , NY United States

February 2017

Winter Buds Tree Walk

February 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$13

Now is the time to get up close and personal with some good long looks at those buds! Hand lenses will be provided to aid our inspections.

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March 2017

Beautiful Barks and Signs of Spring

March 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$13

Get outside and appreciate trees! Embrace tree identification using bark, tree form, and other dangly bits as clues. Search for signs of Spring in the trees!

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April 2017

April Forage Walk in Prospect Park

April 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$40

We'll walk though a cross-section of woodland and open ground, discussing the difference between natives and invasives, what they mean in terms of foraging, and whether it makes more sense to forage or harvest. We end with a wild-inspired picnic.

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Drawn to Trees: Prospect Park

April 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$13

Take a closer look at bark, tree shape, twigs and whatever else captures your arboreal ardor and start sketching! There will be a crash course in tree identification with opportunities to draw some of those tree details.

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May 2017

Party for the Park

May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$150 – $500

Dust off your dancing shoes! Join Prospect Park Alliance for a taste of Brooklyn and a dance party under the stars, as we toast the 150th anniversary of Brooklyn’s Backyard.

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It’s My Park Day

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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In celebration of the Park’s 150th anniversary, Prospect Park Alliance and REI are recruiting 150 or more dedicated Park-loving volunteers to roll up their sleeves and help care for their favorite green space with brooms, shovels, rakes and trash grabbers.

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June 2017

Prospect Park Summer Walk with Marie Viljoen

June 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$45

We walk, talk, scratch and sniff (plants, not each other) and gather at the end for a picnic of wild flavors.

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Prospect Park Cocktail Walk

June 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$45

Unwind and de-stress after work on a Thursday evening walk.

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September 2017

Cloud Study: Prospect Park

September 23, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$13
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There will be a robust discussion of cloud classification, weather forecasting that doesn't involve your smartphone, and the hidden merits in cloud shape studies.

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November 2017

Fall Forage Walk in Prospect Park

November 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$45
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Autumn is often a time of brief spring renewal in terms of edible and invasive weeds like dandelions, dock and lamb's quarters, and we will see garlic mustard's first year leaves gaining ground before they bloom next spring.

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June 2018

Prospect Park Soiree

June 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$45

Attend the most celebrated party of the year! We provide the entertainment and breathtaking setting, while you gather with thousands of friends—new and old—to enjoy an evening under the stars in Prospect Park.

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April 2019

Spring Thug Walk

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$45

The walk will encompass botanical thugs, like ground elder, lesser celandine, garlic mustard and mugwort. The tasting picnic will feature, you guessed it: weeds.

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June 2019

Brooklyn Forest Bath

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prospect Park, Prospect Park
Brooklyn , NY United States
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$48

In the edible ground elder understory we will learn to identify native prickly ash and elderflower shrubs, as well as spicebush in its anonymous summer camouflage. Our picnic will feature the greens of summer: amaranth and lamb's quarters, with seasonal surprises.

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