Nature Museum Brings Cottontail Rabbits to Philipstown on June 8

cottontail babyThe Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, in partnership with the Hudson Highlands Land Trust, is bringing its environmental expertise and live animals to the east side of the Hudson. On Sunday, June 8, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., the Nature Museum will host Cottontail Rabbits at Hubbard Lodge, 2880 Route 9, Cold Spring. Hubbard Lodge is part of Fahnestock State Park and the sign for the entrance is on the east side of Route 9 just north of Route 301.

Families are invited to join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller to learn answers to questions such as: what do rabbits eat, how do they protect themselves, and where do they nest? Meet a live rabbit from the museum’s collection. This program is recommended for adults with or without children, and children of all ages. Admission: $7/adults, $5/children. Museum members: $5/adults, $3/children. Admission fees will help care for the museum’s animals at the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwall. Visit or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204.

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