East End Eco-Ventures

Join us to explore the east end of Long Island through nature-based outdoor adventures and educational activities.

Summer 2017 Nature Paddles

July 22, 2017   (9 am – 11 am)  Nature Paddle in Sag Harbor’s Back Bays

Join this nature paddle with wildlife biologist Mike Bottini to learn about the coves, bays, salt ponds and tidal creeks that comprise the northern terminus of the Long Pond Greenbelt, and efforts to better protect the native flora and fauna found there. Sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Society; register with them at 631-537-9735.

Contact Mike for kayak and SUP rentals (631-267-5228 or mike@mikebottini.com)

MEET: Cove Road. Heading towards Sag Harbor on the Bridgehampton – Sag Harbor Turnpike, turn left onto Glover Street, turn left onto Redwood Road, continue past the WLNG radio station (one your left). The next right is Cove Road.

August 5, 2017  (9 am – 11 am)   Alewife Brook Nature Paddle

Timed to ride the tail end of the incoming tide from Northwest Harbor to Alewife Pond, and return on the ebb tide. Alewife Brook is one of the most scenic stretches of water on the east end. Learn about the area’s history and ecology with wildlife biologist Mike Bottini. sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Society; register with them at 631-537-9735.

Contact Mike for kayak and SUP rentals (631-267-5228 or mike@mikebottini.com)

MEET: at the end of Alewife Brook Road, one mile past the entrance to Cedar Point County Park.

September 16, 2017  (9 am – 11 am)   Georgica Pond Paddle

This nature paddle coincides with peak migration of the Monarch Butterfly. Learn about the conservation issues facing this amazing creature, whose numbers have plummeted in recent years, as we look for evidence of their recovery with wildlife biologist Mike Bottini. Sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Society; register with them at 631-537-9735.

Contact Mike for kayak and SUP rentals (631-267-5228 or mike@mikebottini.com)

MEET: Montauk Highway rest area just east of Wainscott (east of Rte. 27 and Wainscott – Stone Road intersection)

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