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At the Hudson River Maritime Museum Riverport Boat School meeting room. Meet and mingle with new and old JBNHS friends and enjoy the program by Dixon Onderdonk: " My presentation will include highlights of cultural and biological experiences of three weeks in Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar . I will share wildlife (birds and mammals primarily)…Find out more »
Contact trip leader Mark DeDea (firstname.lastname@example.org or 339-1277) to register for this outing or with questions. We will start our day at Kingston Point, which often harbors late sparrows and their allies. Dickcissel and Lapland Longspur have made appearances in the past. Waterfowl and eagles can be expected as well. We will then carpool to…Find out more »
Contact trip leader Nava Tabak (email@example.com ) with any questions regarding this outing. Meet Nava in the parking area by Willow Kiln Park, behind the Rosendale Theater, accessed by narrow Hardenburgh Lane at 10 AM. The path to the lookout rises a modest 200 feet in elevation but is steep and rocky in a few places- wear…Find out more »
Contact Lin Fagan (339-2054 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to confirm your participation and for info and directions. Meet Lin at the Hurley Town Hall, Wamsley Place, Hurley, NY 12443 (near intersection by Hurley Mountain Inn, Hurley Post Office, and Stewart’s Shop) for a 9:00 a.m. start time. The party will carpool to a stretch of the Hurley…Find out more »
Participate in the longest running citizen science effort in the world. Contact Steve Chorvas (246-5900 or email@example.com ) for assignment in the Mohonk Lake/Ashokan Reservoir count circle no later than Saturday, November 24. Be prepared for a full day out of doors. Reports from feeder watchers in the count circle are also desired. Please contact…Find out more »
Participate in the longest running citizen science effort in the world. Contact Mark DeDea (339-1277 or firstname.lastname@example.org ) for assignment in the Ulster/ Dutchess count circle no later than Saturday, December 22nd. Be prepared for a full day out of doors. Reports from feeder watchers in the count circle are also desired. Please contact Mark…Find out more »
The brand new NYMS (Minnewaska/Shawangunk) Christmas Bird Count is sure to be exciting with lots of our favorite winter birding spots within the circle. Contact Nick Martin (255-0752 or Nicholas.Martin@parks.ny.gov ) for assignment no later than Saturday, December 29nd. Be prepared for a full day out of doors. Reports from feeder watchers in the count…Find out more »
The 14th annual Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Winter Bird Count (WBC) will be conducted on Sunday, January 06, 2019. Participants will census wintering birds throughout the 160-acre Nature Preserve, recording numbers of individuals and species diversity. WBC results will become part of the Preserve's biodiversity database and will help provide future guidance for land management…Find out more »
This annual statewide count includes waterfowl and their allies as well as eagles. Data collected will aid in understanding population trends and conservation practices of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl. The survey will include open bodies of water, especially along the Hudson, Esopus, Wallkill, and Rondout Rivers and possibly the Ashokan Reservoir as well as open agricultural…Find out more »
Contact trip leader Christine Guarino (email@example.com ) to register for this outing. Start the New Year right and get outdoors on this popular roadside trip between New Paltz and Wallkill. Wintering raptors, congregating waterfowl and gulls as well as half hardies will be the focus on this outing. We will drive through Blue Chip and…Find out more »
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.