Bird walk presented by Ron Milliken at Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve, 6am. 570/727-3362.
Ramps Fest at the Callicoon Farmers' Market, 11am-2pm. Includes food samples, Ramp Art contest, Ramp on a Ramp Race, and ramp recipe competition.
The Community Garden Club of Liberty is sponsoring a bus trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. The bus leaves from the Government Center in Monticello at 8am. Bus fare is $35 plus $10 admission ($5 for seniors). Lunch on your own. Reservations required by May 1st. 845/794-6139.
Slow Food UpDeRiVa holds a Ramp Tramp at Channery Hill Farm, 2pm.
They'll take you on a walk and teach you how to identify and conscientiously harvest wild ramps. You can even take a few home to cook. 845/482-4369.
The Narrowsburg Beautification Group holds annual Litter-Pluck, 9am-4pm. Volunteers can stop by the Western Sullivan Public Library Tusten-Cochecton Branch parking lot any time after 9am to pick up Litter-Pluck bags and gloves. 845/252-7400.
Celebrate Earth Day at PEEC, 10am-4pm. Featuring hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food and more. Cost: $5 per car. 570/828-2319.
starting at 9:00am the Delaware Youth Center will host a Clean-Up Day. Bring shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, brooms, gardening tools, and lots of energy. Much help is needed to prepare the Center for the spring and summer. Lunch will be provided to all workers. Rain date is Sunday, April 28. 845/887-4165.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for an Introduction to Forest Stewardship Field Day at the conservancy’s office, 9am-12 noon. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 570/226-3164, 845/583-1010, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Liberty Public Library will hold an Outdoor Clean-up event, 4:30-6:30pm. Need volunteers to help rake, weed, remove sticks, and mulch in front of the library. Sign-up at the circulation desk, or call 845/292-6070.
Hike at the PPL Shuman Point Natural Area, 1pm. Presenter: Paul Kowalczyk, PPL consulting forester and Sarah Hall, Wayne County Conservation District’s forest specialist. 570/253-7001.