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VERNAL EQUINOX WOODCOCK WALK
March 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Vernal Equinox with one of the year’s great events. Join Christine Guarino (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an evening stroll in the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge to hear and possibly see male woodcocks perform their courting flights. We should also hear early amphibians and maybe an owl or two. Meet at the refuge entrance on Hoagerburg Road (Ulster Cty. Rt. 18); field party will make the short walk to the east (and the main refuge parking lot).
The field trips of JBNHS are oriented to nature study. They are free and open to the public. We do, however, sometimes visit sites that charge admission fees, which are the responsibility of the participants. Children are very welcome on field trips, but pets are not. Although there is a brief courtesy waiting period for latecomers, the meeting times are important: please arrive in time to sign up with the leader.