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CALLING ALL PAINTERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, GRAPHIC ARTISTS JBNHS IS PUTTING ON A SHOW: NOVEMBER, 2017; TOWN OF ESOPUS LIBRARY Please consider exhibiting your unique artwork(s) at our November Art Exhibit at the Esopus Library’s Duck Pond Gallery. We can hang about 30 works by members of JBNHS. Depending on how many works are offered for exhibit,…Find out more »
Join Glen Van Gorden (firstname.lastname@example.org or 331-2469) to look for eagles, loons, grebes, and waterfowl. Meet at the parking area in the aeration basin on the south side of the reservoir. Dress warmly and anticipate windy conditions. A spotting scope will help make this trip a better experience. Please contact Glen to register for this…Find out more »
Fulfill your civic duty and bird this new sparrow hotspot. The old IBM Rec Center on Kukuk Lane in the Town of Ulster is now owned by Scenic Hudson and has nicely returned to its natural state. Muck boots are recommended to keep feet dry from the morning dew/frost and dress in layers as temperatures…Find out more »
At the Hudson River Maritime Museum Riverport Boat School meeting room. Program: Dr. Emma J. Rosi, Aquatic Biologist, Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, will present her program "Our Rivers on Drugs: PPCPs as agents of ecological change in aquatic systems". Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) are ubiquitous in surface waters and their occurrence will…Find out more »
Contact trip leader Mark DeDea (email@example.com 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 »
PLEASE NOTE _ THE LOCATION FOR THIS TRIP HAS CHANGED Contact trip leader Nava Tabak (firstname.lastname@example.org ) to sign up or with questions regarding this outing. Meet Nava at one of Scenic Hudson’s most interesting properties located at 257 River Road Ulster Park, NY 12487. This parcel of nearly 100 acres has a wonderful trail system through…Find out more »
Contact Lin Fagan (339-2054 or email@example.com) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ) for assignment in the Mohonk Lake/Ashokan Reservoir count circle. Be prepared for a full day out of doors. Reports from feeder watchers in the count circle are also desired. Please contact Steve regarding details about compilation get…Find out more »
Participate in the longest running citizen science effort in the world. Contact Mark DeDea (339-1277 or email@example.com ) for assignment in the Ulster Dutchess count circle. Be prepared for a full day out of doors. Reports from feeder watchers in the count circle are also desired. Please contact Mark regarding details about compilation get together…Find out more »
We hardly know a thing about these beautiful little owls. Join trip leader Peter Schoenberger (firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-466-2707) in search of their Ulster County wintering hideouts. ALL INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER WITH PETER TO ATTEND AND UNDERSTAND SPACE IS LIMITED AND THAT A SUCCESSFUL TRIP WILL HINGE ON QUIET AND COURTEOUS BIRDERS.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.