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Mangano Announces "Summer Birds" Nature Walk At The Muttontown Preserve

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Muttontown Preserve will present a guided nature walk entitled, “Summer Birds,” on Sunday, August 9th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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East Norwich, NY - August 5, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Muttontown Preserve will present a guided nature walk entitled, “Summer Birds,” on Sunday, August 9th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a two-hour walk through thickets, small meadows and wetlands as a guide describes the variety of birds in the preserve. Also look for a variety of other creatures that make their home on the preserve, including mammals and reptiles. At this time of year, the birds are a main attraction and bird lovers of all ages will enjoy this relaxing walk.

Comprising 550 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds, Muttontown is Nassau County’s largest nature preserve and one of the most beautiful settings on Long Island. The preserve includes miles of marked nature trails with local wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Muttontown also has several structures, including the renovated Chelsea estate, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Long Island Press has named Muttontown Preserve the “Best Nature Walk” on Long Island.

The walk is $5.00 and begins at the Bill Paterson Nature Center on the preserve. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Muttontown Preserve is located on Muttontown Lane, south of 25A, in East Norwich. For more information please call: (516) 571-8500.

For more information about the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, please call: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website.