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 March – August 2020 PDF calendar.
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9:00 am: Bird Walk: Barnegat Inlet State Park
January 4, 2020 –
Barnegat Inlet SP lies at the northern tip of Long Beach Island, NJ. We will meet birders at the State Park lot behind the famous lighthouse at 9 am. After scanning Barnegat Bay, we will walk alongside the jetty bordering the Inlet, birding there and along the Atlantic Ocean beach, returning to the lighthouse by 12 noon through the dunes. Target birds include Harlequin and Long-tailed Ducks, Common Eider, Purple Sandpiper, and Great Cormorant. Birders should anticipate cold and windy conditions, and dress accordingly. Water and sunblock recommended. The walk will be followed by clam chowder on LBI (Ship Bottom)
Leaders: Joe Hudson and Dan Sullivan
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8:00 am: Bird Walk @ John James Audubon Center
January 11, 2020 –
Join us for a free guided bird walk at Mill Grove. We’ll visit the creek, cross the meadows, and hike through the woods on both paved and unpaved trails. Children and beginners are welcome! Walks begin in the main parking lot. Walk will be cancelled in inclement weather. No registration needed.
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9:00 am: Bird/Nature Walk @ Warwick County Park
February 1, 2020 –
The 535-acre Warwick County Park in northern Chester County includes dense hardwood forest, wetlands, meadows, and riparian areas along a section of French Creek, an "exceptional value" stream. This diversity provides excellent habitat for birds. This 1.5 to 2 hour walk on mainly flat (and possibly muddy) terrain on unpaved trails will cover approximately 2 miles. A modern restroom is on site. This is a joint walk with West Chester Bird Club.