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June 2019

BREEDING BIRDS AT BURROUGHS SANCTUARY

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
John Burroughs Sanctuary, 261 Floyd Ackert Rd
Highland, 12528
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Another in a series of outings co-sponsored with the John Burroughs Association at the wonderful Burroughs Sanctuary. A variety of forest breeding birds will be encountered on the improved trail system (rated as easy to moderate) and following our walk participants can explore Slabsides and learn more about the interesting life and writings of our…

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BREEDING BIRD ATLAS PRIMER

June 23 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

With the NYS BBA only a year away this is a great idea for our field trip schedule. Regional coordinator and field trip leader Wendy Tocci (wtocci@gmail.com ) will cover protocol with this visit to interesting breeding bird habitat. Please register with Wendy to find out the morning’s plans.

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EASTERN CATSKILLS NABA BUTTERFLY COUNT

June 29

Rain Date: Sunday, June 30 Join a field team to census butterflies in Esopus Bend Nature Preserve, or one of dozens of other local sites as a participant in the annual Eastern Catskills North American Butterfly Association (NABA) “Fourth of July” Butterfly Count on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Eastern Catskills count circle includes a…

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July 2019

“HENRY’S WALK” BUTTERFLIES AT THE “REC CENTER’

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

We’ll remember Henry Halama’s wit, wisdom, and most importantly enthusiasm for the natural world and butterflies in particular at a new location he and trip leader Steve Chorvas often visited during butterfly season. Meet Steve (schorvas@gmail.com ) at the informal entrance of this Scenic Hudson property in the Town of Ulster on the north side…

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FERN WALK AT BURROUGHS SANCTUARY

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
John Burroughs Sanctuary, 261 Floyd Ackert Rd
Highland, 12528
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Another in a series of outings co-sponsored with the John Burroughs Association at the wonderful Burroughs Sanctuary. Various flora of summer will be observed and celebrated on the improved trail system (rated as easy to moderate) and following our walk participants can explore Slabsides and learn more about the interesting life and writings of our…

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September 2019

CAMPING ON THE CAPE

September 6 - September 8
Nickerson State Park, 3488 Main St
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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Join fellow JBNHS members for birding and camping on Cape Cod. We'll be camping at Nickerson State Park in Brewster, MA. Nickerson State Park is a large state owned campground and park with miles of birding/walking/biking trails, several ponds and, most importantly, is the owl serenade at night. Screech, Barred and Great Horned have been…

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DOWNLOAD THE REFRIGERATOR READY FIELD TRIP LIST FOR 2019

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.