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Accessible Birding Saturdays: Fischer’s Park
7:30 am

Come join Towamencin resident and long-time Fischer’s Park birder Andrew Dolan and other Valley Forge Audubon Society volunteer guides as we search the woods, field, and stream edges for migrants traveling through, and for other winged residents readying for winter. Last September around this time a variety of migrat

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Second Sunday Nature Hike at White Clay Creek Preserve
9:00 am

Join DCNR Park Naturalist Gary Stolz for a 5-mile nature hike through the 2,072-acre White Clay Creek Preserve in southern Chester County near the Delaware border.  Explore the trails while learning about birds and other wildlife, trees, wildflowers, geology, and park history.  Dress for the weather and wear good wal

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eBird 101: How and Why To Use eBird
10:00 am

eBird is a global birdwatching and citizen science project run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that not only contributes to the scientific database, but has become a powerful personal tool that birdwatchers can use to keep track of bird sightings, manage bird lists, photos, and audio recordings, see real-time maps of

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Chimney Swift Adventure (Updated)
6:45 pm

Unfortunately, it would seem that Chimney Swift numbers are quite reduced in our area this year, perhaps due to the unusually dry summer we have had. Therefore, the number of swifts observed roosting in the chimney at the location selected for our Chimney Swift Adventure program is drastically reduced from previous yea

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Fall Migration at Palmer Park (Rescheduled)
8:00 am

Join us for a morning outing to Palmer Park where we’ll look for our resident birds as well as fall migrants passing through our area on their way south. This will be a 1.5 to 2-mile loop on a flat paved trail. There may be some walking through flat grassy areas depending on what we see.

Children are welcome if accom

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Seven Chester County Parks in 7 Months: September
8:00 am

For the final location in our 2022 birding tour of Chester County’s Parks, we will visit Exton Park, which is one of the most heavily birded locations in the county.

No prior knowledge of birds or birding is necessary to attend – beginners are always welcome!  And please, bring the kids along – our p

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Third Tuesdays Birding at Black Rock Sanctuary
8:15 am

Get to know the birds of Black Rock Sanctuary!

Join guide Kayann Cassidy as she continues her monthly series of birding explorations of Black Rock Sanctuary. Watch as the fields, forests, and wetlands – and the birds that frequent them – change with the seasons.

Beginning birders are welcome and encouraged

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Accessible Birding Thursdays: Harriet Wetherill Park
5:00 pm

Note: This Plymouth Township Park has two entrances. Be sure to use the Butler Pike Entrance.

During the fall migration, evenings can be a great time for finding birds that are migrating in, those that are getting ready to leave and fly all night, or others just settling in for the night. We will hunt for them all in t

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Fourth Tuesdays at Ellis Woods Park
8:00 am

Join VFAS volunteer leader Wendy Sykora on the fourth Tuesday of each month, August through October, to track the fall bird migration at this bird-and-birder friendly East Coventry Township park in northern Chester County.  As the summer residents leave and our old familiar winter birds arrive, we will see who stays,

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