The Taconic Outdoor Education Center and New York State Parks continue summer nature events through August.

Secret Life of Toadstools? — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 2

Join Steve Rock, mushroom enthusiast, for a fascinating walk to learn about the secret lives of mushrooms, their role in nature and how to identify a variety of mushrooms found in the park. Suggested donation, adults $3, kids $2.

Wolves in New York — Fact or Fiction? — 6 to 7 p.m., Aug. 23

Meet Atka, the live wolf ambassador from the Wolf Conservation Center. Learn about the life history of wolves in North America. Discover the challenges facing this once abundant predator and their unique role in keeping the environment in balance. Suggested donation, adults $7, kids $5.

The Hubbard Lodge address is 2920 Route 9, Cold Spring. The Lodge is in close proximity to the Route 9 and Route 301 intersection, off of Route 9, one quarter mile from the traffic light. Call 845-265-3773 or 845-225-7207.


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