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Cave Tour and History Hike
 
$4
Free for members
pre-registration required
September 26, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Step back in time when you step into the Quarry Hill Cave! Quarry Hill Park was once part of the Rochester State Hospital grounds and there remains some interesting historic features from a century of agriculture, quarry operations and more. Learn about some of these historic features and tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882. 

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Herbal Salve Making
October 2, 9:30 AM11:30 AM

Learn the basics of herbal salve making! Participants will hike through the park in order to learn about and collect a few common plants that can used in the salve making process. Additionally, registrants will participate in a salve making demonstration and bring a sample home with them.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$4
Free for members
pre-registration required
October 3, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Flock to Quarry Hill and experience birds up-close while taking part in the Nature Center's bird banding program. Learn why birds are banded and how bird banding helps with conservation. Then get up-close when you learn how to safely trap, handle and release wild birds! The data gathered from these birds will be submitted to the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory. The program is held outdoors. Enrollment is limited.

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