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PLEASE NOTE _ THE LOCATION FOR THIS TRIP HAS CHANGED Contact trip leader Nava Tabak (email@example.com ) 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 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ) 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 (email@example.com 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 »
Rain Date: Sunday, January 7, 2018 The twelfth annual Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Winter Bird Count (WBC) is scheduled for Saturday, January 6, 2018. Participants will census the winter bird community inhabiting the 160-acre Preserve, recording numbers of individuals and species diversity. WBC results will become part of the Preserve's biodiversity database, and will help…Find out more »
Contact trip leader Christine Guarino (firstname.lastname@example.org ) 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 »
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 »
Shawangunk Grassland NWR (Galeville) is known for wintering raptors like Short-eared Owl, Rough-legged Hawk, and Northern Harrier and all should be present on our visit. Dress warmly for conditions on exposed, open habitat nearing sunset. Meet trip leader Mark DeDea (email@example.com or 339-1277) at the refuge parking lot east of the main entrance on Hoagerburg…Find out more »
Meet trip leader Mark DeDea (firstname.lastname@example.org ) at 8:00 a.m. at the Thorn Preserve, a Catskill Center for Conservation property operated in partnership with the Woodstock Land Conservancy located at 55 John Joy Road in the Town of Woodstock. This small parcel has open fields and wet meadows that may attract wintering raptors, a wooded…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.