Luna and Loki are exploring the larger exhibit space. They have both grown more comfortable in the exhibit space and spend much of each day there. They do go off exhibit at 4:00 pm daily. We are very excited for the adventures Luna and Loki are having in their beautiful new home!
Art in the Zoo
Saturday, September 20th 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Celebrate Fall! Be Creative! Create nature inspired art and crafts. Take a walk along the trail to see the exhibit animals, the views and the museums. Event is sponsored by Artists in the Park (AiP) Parking at Bear Mountain State Park: $8/vehicle Admission to Trailside: suggested donation $1/person
Endangered Species Parade
Saturday, September 27th (rain date September 28th) 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Trailside will celebrate biodiversity with a parade of whimsical wearable art representing New York’s endangered and threatened wildlife. The parade will process through Bear Mountain State Park and arrive at Trailside Museums and Zoo. Family-friendly exhibits and activities will focus on biodiversity conservation and human interactions with nature. You can participate in the parade too, by representing an endangered species and creating your own wearable art! To learn more and sign up to participate, click here. Please visit the List of Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Fish & Wildlife Species of New York State to find a wildlife species you would like to represent. Contact Renee LaMonica 845-786-2701 x 293 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow the NYS Parks Nature Times blog to learn about how Earth Day was celebrated at Trailside and other nature happenings in NYS Parks. http://nysparksnaturetimes.com/2014/05/09/earth-day-at-bear-mountain/
Myth of the Woolly Bear
Click here to watch Science Friday video featuring Bear Mountain’s own Woolly Bear and Edwin McGowan, Director of Science and Trailside Museums and Zoo.