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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|December 8, 2019
9:00 am: Nature Walk @ Crows Nest Preserve
December 8, 2019 –
NOTE THE DATE CHANGE: Crow’s Nest (620 acres) is the gateway to the Hopewell Big Woods. The pristine French Creek runs through Crow’s Nest, flowing from French Creek State Park’s Hopewell Lake on its way to the Schuylkill River. The preserve is part of the Hay Creek/French Creek Forest Block “Important Bird Area”. Redheaded woodpeckers have been seen here.
Leaders: Patty Werth (484-985-8164, firstname.lastname@example.org) and John Werth (215-859-1148)
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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