‘Hibernation’ outing at Mashomack

A scene from Mashomack Preserve. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

A scene from Mashomack Preserve. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Plants and animals have their own way of surviving the winter season.

On Saturday, January 14 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Mashomack Preserve presents “Facing the Freeze,” an outing that explores who hibernates, who simply rests, and what clues of activity can be seen at this time of year.

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Temperature permitting, the participants will test their skills at finding appropriate wintering lairs for the rare Mashomack gelatin creature.

To reserve, call (631) 749-4219.

Mashomack Preserve, 2,100 acres of diverse habitat owned by The Nature Conservancy, is located 79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island.