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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8:00 am: Spring Bird Count
June 1, 2019 –
This annual Event includes teams of birders surveying 11 sections within the prescribed area 15 mile radius diameter circle, the center of which is the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. Beginning and experienced birders are welcome. Section leaders will notify past participants. New volunteers please register by June 1 to be assigned to a team and site.
Not all birding takes place at John James Audubon Center.
Contact Vincent Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-410-1157
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8:00 am: Meng Bird Census
June 8, 2019 –
Join us on a bird walk at the Meng Preserve as we attempt to gather data on the breeding birds that inhabit the Meng Preserve located within the Stone Hill Greenway.
Leader Vince Smith email@example.com or 484-410-1157.
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8:00 am: Heebner Bird & Nature Walk
June 15, 2019 –
Join us for an early morning bird walk along the Zacharias Trail as we search for resident birds (April), spring migrants (May), and nesting birds (June). Open to children, beginners, and non-birders.
Leader: Vincent Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-410-1157.
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10:00 am: Work Day Hike @ Horseshoe Trail
June 27, 2019 –
The semi-annual work trip to keep the trail corridor open. Wear old clothes, a long-sleeved top and gloves. Bring clipping tools. There are no bathrooms. Bring lunch and water.
DIRECTIONS: If you have E-Z Pass, take the PA Turnpike to slip exit 320. Turn north onto Route 29. Drive under the Turnpike and take the first right onto Whitehorse Road. Drive 0.6 miles to top of hill. The sign says Union Hill Road on your left. Turn right onto Rees Road. After a stop sign, drive a short distance to the HST grass parking lot on the right. OR: From Route 202 take the Route 29 North exit. Take Liberty Blvd. to Route 29. Turn right onto 29. Follow as above. OR: From the intersection of Routes 23 and 252 in Valley Forge NHP, drive west on Route 23 for 2.9 miles to Whitehorse Road on east side of Phoenixville. Turn left onto Whitehorse Road and drive 3.0 miles to Rees Road. Turn left and follow as above.
Leader: Ingrid Cantarella-Fox cell: 484-432-2150
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