The VFAS Calendar of Events features bird walks, hikes, educational programs, and special events occurring primarily in Southern Pennsylvania and the surrounding regions.Click here for a downloadable September ’19-February ’20 PDF calendar.
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8:30 am: Bird Walk at Exton Park
October 31, 2019 –
800 Swedesford Rd
Exton, PA 19341
Formerly known as Church Farm Pond and now a part of Exton Park, this pond and surrounding wetland had been a popular birding spot for years. This walk will join the Friends of Exton Park for their weekly bird walk. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars. The group often goes to breakfast afterwards.
10:00 am: Hike @ Wolf's Hollow County Park
October 31, 2019 –
A western Chester County park with well-maintained trails, several good hills to climb and a stream crossing. There are portable toilets in the parking lot. Bring lunch and water.
DIRECTIONS: Take the Route 30 Bypass west to Route 10. Turn left onto Route 10 at the West Sadsbury Commons shopping center. Drive south on Route 10 for about 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and drive about 3.3 miles to the "T" intersection. Turn left onto Bailey Crossroads Rd. Drive about 0.1 miles and turn right onto Schoff Rd. Drive about 1 mile to park entrance on right. Drive down Wolf”s Hollow Drive to parking lot on left. Park as close to other cars as you can (the lot is small).
Leaders: Esther Underhill, cell for day of hike: 267-615-1577 firstname.lastname@example.org
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9:15 am: Bird/Nature Walk @ Hopewell Furnace NHS
November 2, 2019 –
Established in 1938, this 848-acre park is a beautiful mix of dense woodlands, open pastures and edge habitat surrounding the historic and scenic Hopewell Village. Our walk will begin at the Visitor's Center and will be approximately 1 mile in length, travelling toward Hopewell Lake in adjacent French Creek State Park. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Trails are unpaved but well-maintained. The terrain is mostly gently sloping, although there are a couple of short steep sections. A modern restroom is on site.
Beginners and children (accompanied by an adult) are welcome.
Note: Gates do not open until 9:00 AM. There is no access until that time. This is a joint walk with West Chester Bird Club.
Leaders: Patty Werth (484-985-8164, email@example.com) and John Werth (215-859-1148)
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