Teatown’s Hudson River EagleFest

 

EagleFest

SAVE  THE DATE: Saturday,February 6 (snow date:

Sunday, Feb. 7)  ONLINE TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015! TEATOWN’S HUDSON RIVER EAGLEFEST

NEW THIS YEAR!   Local musical acts performing in the Eaglet Stage tent!

• Numerous viewing sites all along the Hudson River

• Bus Tours to viewing sites

• Children’s activities & storytelling

• 30 participating environmental organizations

• Heated Tents!

• Food offerings by local restaurateur Glenn Vogt of RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen as well as the Wobble Café

 

 

 

 

 

                     

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS IN THE EAGLE THEATRE

AND EAGLET STAGE at CROTON POINT

PARK: EAGLE THEATRE:  All shows feature live birds of prey!

9:15 am:  Hudson Valley Wildlife – Teatown Lake Reservation

10 am:  Skyhunters in Flight – Brian Bradley

11 am:  Skyhunters in Flight – Brian Bradley

12 pm:  Close Encounters with Wintering Eagles and Owls – Bill Streeter Delaware Valley Raptor Center

1 pm:     Close Encounters with Wintering Eagles and Owls – Bill Streeter Delaware Valley Raptor Center

2 pm:     Birds of Prey – Brian Robinson

3 pm:     Talons – To Be Announced

 

EAGLET STAGE: 

9:15 am:     Raptors for Rookies – Saw Mill River Audubon

10:15 am:    Annie DiRusso, Singer, Songwriter

11:15 am:    To Be Announced

12:15 pm:    Birds of Prey, Teatown Lake Reservation (tentative)

1:15 pm:     Daisy Jopling, Classical Rock Violinist

2:15 pm:     Joe Duraes, Electrified Acoustic Alt-Rock Group

 

BIRD WALKS:  Ongoing from 9 am – 3 pm

Come along on one of our hourly bird walks, led by birding experts, around Croton Point Park.  Walks meet outside the main pavilion at Croton Point Park.

 

EAGLET NEST:  Children’s activities with Teatown.

Family Art:  Create nature art with Strawtown Studio!  1 – 3 pm

 

Click  here   for Teatown’s Hudson Rive EagleFest FAQs.

 

2015 EAGLE VIEWING SITES:  STAY TUNED FOR 2016 EAGLE VIEWING SITES

EagleFest Map Here (2015):

Guests can enjoy additional eagle viewing locations and activities along the Hudson River at no additional charge. Each is staffed by eagle experts with spotting scopes. When it’s time to warm up, attendees can take a break in the heated tents/buildings at the following sites.

Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison

Croton Boat Ramp at Croton-Harmon Train Station

George’s Island Park, Montrose

New Croton Dam

Peekskill Riverfront

Steamboat River Park, Verplanck

 

GETTING TO TEATOWN’S HUDSON RIVER EAGLEFEST AT CROTON POINT PARK

Directions: 1A Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY  10520

Take Metro-North from Grand Central to Croton-Harmon and view Hudson River birds.
Free shuttle to/from Eagle Headquarters in Croton Point Park runs throughout the day.
Featuring the Metro North Eagle Train (9:51am from Grand Central Terminal)

 

FIND OUT MORE An Environmentally Healthy Hudson Valley

Depends on YOU!!

  • We all live in a watershed!!  Do your part by conserving water, participating in community clean-ups, and supporting environmental legislation.
  • Plant trees!  Trees tame stormwater, clean the air, naturally cool your home, save water and fight climate change.
  • Limit use of pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Plant natives!  Native plants need less water, and attract birds, bees and butterflies.
  • Recycle and dispose of household chemicals and pharmaceuticals properly.
  • Inspect and maintain septic systems.
  • Become involved in land use and development decisions – open space protects our natural resources.
  • Join an environmental organization like Teatown!

To learn more about Eagles, visit these sites:

http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/271.html

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/baldeagle/

http://www.birdday.org/birdday/themes/2012-twenty-years-of-imbd/20-ways-to-conserve-birds

To learn more about healthy Watersheds, visit these

sites: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/watershed_protection/index.shtml

http://www.arborday.org/trees/index-benefits.cfm

http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/nps/watershed/benefits.cfm