Residents from The Bristal at Westbury always enjoy their trips to the Brookhaven Wildlife and Ecology Center Animal Preserve in Holtsville. It is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon, especially when the weather is so gorgeous! The containment areas for the animals mimic their natural habitat and they all look pretty content in their homes. Our group had an early lunch so that we could be sure to arrive before the bears retire for the day, which is at 2:00. We enjoyed feeding the goats, seeing the Bald Eagles and strolling the park with friends.