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    National Seashore New York

Fall 2012 Programs at Fire Island National Seashore

William Floyd Estate birdwatching group.
A variety of walks are planned at the William Floyd Estate this fall. Bundle up and explore the grounds around the Old Mastic House.

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News Release Date: October 18, 2012
Contact: Paula Valentine, 631-687-4759
Contact: Kathy Krause, 631-687-4772

Fire Island National Seashore is offering a wide variety of guided tours and lectures this fall. From mid-October through December, several favorite seasonal programs are scheduled again at the Fire Island Lighthouse, William Floyd Estate, and Wilderness Visitor Center, along with several new programs.

Ranger-guided Walks and Tours
You can get outdoors and join a park ranger for several guided walks. Some of these free programs begin at Robert Moses State Park Field #5, and end at the Fire Island Lighthouse:

Several walks are planned around the grounds of the William Floyd Estate:

  • October 20, 10 - 11:30 am: Old Mastic Architectural Tour
  • October 27, 10 - 11:30 am: Documents in Stone
  • November 3, 10 - 11:30 am: Colonial Uses of Wood
  • November 10, 10 - 11:30 am: Cultural Landscape Walking Tour
  • November 18, 9 - 11:30 am: Late Autumn Old Mastic Bird Walk

Lectures and Guest Speakers
Several illustrated programs will be offered indoors in November and December. At the Patchogue-Watch Hill Ferry Terminal (150 West Avenue in Patchogue, New York):

Inside the Fire Island Lighthouse Fresnel Lens Buidling:

 

Check "What's Happening this Week" or download a copy of the monthly schedule of activities for more information:

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