09/14/18 4:02pm

Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: 6th annual Family nature scavenger hunt at Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Road, Cutchogue.  Join Group for the East End and Southold Mother’s club on a scavenger hunt on the trails of the preserve. Keep your eyes out for hidden prizes. Free. For information or to register, contact Jessica Kennelly: 631-765-6450, ext. 215, jkennelly@eastendenvironment.org.

08/03/18 11:11am

Sunday, Aug. 19, 10-11:30 a.m.: Looking for animals and their tracks sponsored by Group for the East End at Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Take a nature walk and look for evidence of animals, including tracks, nests, burrows, egg masses, scrapings and other signs. Families welcome. Information: Steve Biasetti, 631-765-6450, sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org.

08/03/18 11:09am

Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-noon: Mummichogs and mud crabs sponsored by Group for the East End at Orient Beach State Park, 40000 Main Rd., Orient. Wade with seines and nets in search of fish, crabs, shrimp, mollusks and other small creatures of the estuary. Catch and release only. Families welcome. Wear water shoes. Information: Steve Biasetti, 631-765-6450, sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org.

07/24/18 11:24am

Thursday, Aug. 9, 7-8 p.m.: Shorebirds & Horseshoe Crabs on the North Fork sponsored by Group for the East End at Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Road, Cutchogue. Learn about the current status of piping plovers, least terns and horseshoe crabs, and about conservation efforts by local schoolchildren, volunteers and community members. Information: Elsa Acerbo, 631-765-6450, eacerbo@eastendenvironment.org.