Programs and Events

Exotic Species in New York: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly                     Saturday, July 12 at 6 pm

2016, Exotic Species in NYIncreased international trade over the past two decades has made it difficult to monitor the influx of foreign products pouring into NY from across the globe, resulting in an alarming increase of hitchhiking pests associated with imported cargo. Paul Wrege, Plant Health Specialist with USDA, will discuss the agency’s efforts to combat pest introductions, including work overseas, inspection of imported high risk cargo, and environmental monitoring.

Members- $2/Not-Yet-Members – $3   Pre-registration is suggested

 

Clay Play Workshop Series: Pollinator Sculptures
Saturday, July 16 & 23 at 1:30 pm
2016, Pollinator Sculptures

Join special guest artist-in-residence Leigh Yardley as she guides you through the process of creating whimsical and /or realistic pollinator sculptures. Leigh will instruct workshop participants on crafting, sculpting, and painting techniques. Choose which of your creations will remain at Rogers Center for the permanent “Insect Installation” along the trails!

Members- $18/Not-Yet-Members – $20 Pre-registration is required by noon on July 15.

 

Wild Goose Chase
Saturday, September 17 at 10 am

Wild Goose Chase Flyer

A 5K trail run/walk for the whole family to benefit Rogers Environmental Education Center.

FREE t-shirt for those who pre-register by September 1, 2016 !

Click here to register.

 

 

 

Story Time and Hike
Wednesdays at 10 am

Join Jenni Larchar as she leads young children and their grownups in songs, stories, and a hike on the trails at Rogers Center every Wednesday 10-11 am.

Come dressed for the weather.

This program is free and requires no reservation.

Bring a snack or a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike with new friends.


 

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  10. Julie H. says:

    What a great line-up of events!

  11. Chris Brunner says:

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  13. Annie says:

    It’s nice to see that you are offering Project Learning Tree. Unfortunately, I cannot attend. Will you be offering any other educator workshops in the near future?

    • for13460 says:

      We will continue to offer educator workshops and as soon as they become scheduled we will add them to our upcoming programs. Please check back regularly.

  14. heather says:

    Are you going to have any boy scout marit badge their

  15. Robert H. Benton Jr. says:

    Do you need assistance on the “Hop into Spring” event? I have run herpetology events at the Center years ago. I have power points on all the New York amphibian and reptile population. All of the New York frog calls are in the powerpoints. Let me know.

  16. M Carhart says:

    My son is looking forward to Spring Break Out and Summer Camp again this year. Do you have the dates scheduled yet?

    • for13460 says:

      We do have dates scheduled and are currently finalizing the fliers and registration forms. As soon as they are finished we will put them on the website. If you would like, please email env.educator@FriendsofRogers.org requesting this information and we will also email it you.

  17. Mb Dunn says:

    Love the page and the events! Nice improvement to the center over the past year…..we enjoy looking forward to all the cool activities each season!

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