Birding by Ear 

Saturday, June 1st -  RSVP to Join Us
Date: Saturday, June 1
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Hike Leader: Terryanne Maenza-Gmelch, Ph.D. (Barnard College, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science) 
What to Bring: Walking/hiking shoes, drinking water, tick/insect repellent recommended. 
Details & Arrival Instructions: An email will be sent before the event to registered participants.
Cost: $10.00 per person, payable in advance. Free to Friends of the Forest.
RSVP to join us for our annual birding workshop – our most popular event so register early! During an easy to moderate walk in Black Rock Forest, participants will learn or hone skills in bird identification by sight and ear and will learn about habitats of different species. Space is limited and RSVP's are required. Ages 12 and up are welcome on the walks. 
RSVP to or 845-534-4517 


Black Rock Forest/Highlands 

11th Biennial Research Symposium

Monday June 24nd, 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Hosted by Black Rock Forest 
In partnership with
The Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Current research projects on a range of Biology, Ecology and Environmental Science topics will be presented in a series of 15-minute talks during both morning and afternoon sessions. Research posters will also be on display.
Location: Black Rock Forest Science Center and Forest Lodge
239 Reservoir Road, Cornwall, NY
Contact:  or 845-534-4517 
(To present a talk, poster, or to attend.)