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BLUE HERON NATURE CENTER
open 11 AM - 4 PM Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays)
administered by The Urban Park Rangers.

A BIRD FEEDING STATION at the edge of the woodlands, visible from the Nature Center, attracts a wide variety of birds, including the Downy, Hairy and Red-bellied Woodpeckers and an over-wintering pair of Pine Warblers.

GUIDED WALKS: a naturalist will be available to give guided walks, Noon and 4 PM Saturday and Sunday throughout the year.
This program is funded by the N.Y.S. Natural Heritage Trust and Friends of Blue Heron Park.

CONTACT TELEPHONES: Urban Park Rangers 718-967-3542 (11-4 daily) Education [schools 718-967-5815 (9-1 weekdays) Friends of Blue Heron Park: 718-317-1732, 718-948-2662

HOW TO GET THERE:
By S.I. Rapid Transit: Exit at Annadale Station. Walk uphill on Annadale Road to Poillon Avenue. Follow Poillon a half mile to the park entrance.

By Bus: Take S78 or S59 to Poillon Avenue. Walk north 0.5 mi. to entrance.
By Car: Take the West Shore Expressway or the Korean War Vetrans Memorial (Richmond) Parkway and exit at Arden Avenue. Drive Arden Avenue south to Hylan Blvd., turn right and travel 0.6 mile to Poillon Avenue. Turn right, go half mile to park entrance. Or using Hylan Blvd., Poillon Avenue is 1.1 miles past Richmond Avenue when traveling toward Tottenville.

Blue Heron Park program schedules are available
free at the Nature Center and are mailed to members of
Friends of Blue Heron Park, whose membership donations
help support program services. A membership coupon
follows at the end of the Program schedule.

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