Things to Do & Upcoming Public Programs

Snowshoe at Up Yonda Farm

January and February 2022 – Join us to explore the Up Yonda Farm property on snowshoes! Weather permitting, we’ll be offering snowshoe rentals for on-site use and Naturalist led snowshoe hikes on Saturdays and Sundays. Space for our weekend programs is limited, so pre-registration is recommended.

Wednesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 20 – This month’s Homeschool program is all about Space! Exploring a scaled solar system, we’ll go on a tour of outer space. Students will learn about the planets and the sun. Middle and high school students will learn about planetary orbits and will work on a NYS Regents lab. Young Learners will read a story and will complete an activity. This month’s program is $5 per student, in addition to the $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee.

1/29 Family Snowshoe and Tracking

Saturday, January 29 10:00-11:00, 11:30-12:30 – An Up Yonda Naturalist will be leading a Family Snowshoe/Tracking event at the Malta Ecological Park. On this hike, we’ll go over the basics of snowshoeing and search the trails looking for signs of animals. If there is less than 3 inches of snow, we’ll turn this into a tracking hike. Dress warmly! Registration through Town of Malta Parks, Recreation, and Human Services.