Sat, Oct 02 | John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge

Vanished Fauna of the Catskill Mountains

A handful of fascinating creatures once inhabited the Catskill Mountain region, but have disappeared over the last three centuries. Join us at Woodchuck Lodge for a presentation to learn about these animals. Free event; no registration necessary.
Vanished Fauna of the Catskill Mountains

Time & Location

Oct 02, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge, 1633 Burroughs Memorial Rd, Roxbury, NY 12474, USA

About the Event

A handful of fascinating creatures once inhabited the Catskill  Mountain region, but have disappeared over the last three centuries.  Join Justin Wexler, educator at Wild Hudson Valley, for a presentation  and guided walk to learn about these animals, their impact on local  ecosystems, and their role in indigenous folklore and land use.

This event is FREE and takes place at Woodchuck Lodge, 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury, NY 12474. All are welcome.

About  the site: Woodchuck Lodge is the historic summer home of John  Burroughs, America’s most prominent and adored naturalist-essayist.  Free, guided tours of Woodchuck Lodge will be offered from 11am to 3pm.  Burroughs Memorial Field, the author's burial site, is open year round,  dawn to dusk, and is just up the road from the Lodge.

Free event; no registration necessary.

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