Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SPRING 2015 BIRD WALKS MORGANTOWN AREA

SPRING 2015 BIRD WALKS

All walks are free and will be on Saturdays except as noted. They will only be canceled for extremely inclement weather. Bring binoculars and dress appropriately for the weather. Included are a few sponsored by other area organizations. For more information, contact Terry Bronson, bronsonwv@gmail.com or 304-225-0999.

Mar. 21—Waterfowl trip, Cheat Lake.  8:00 am at Ruby and Ketchy’s Restaurant on Route 857 east of Cheat Lake.  7:00 am if you’d like breakfast first. Leader: Derek Courtney.

Mar. 27  (Friday)—Evening Woodcock/Owl walk, West Virginia Botanic Garden, Morgantown. 7:30 pm at lower parking lot on Tyrone Road. Leader: Terry Bronson.   Sponsored by WVNG.

Apr. 4—Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area, Barbour County. 8:00 am at first parking lot on Upper Pleasant Creek Road west of Routes 119/250. For those coming from Morgantown, meet at 7:00 am at Mountaineer Mall near the water tower. Leaders: Joe Hildreth and Terry Bronson.

Apr. 11—Friendship Hill National Historic Site, Geneva, PA.  7:30 am at side of Kroger Store in Suncrest Town Center or 8:00 am at trail parking lot along entrance road to Friendship Hill. Leader: Terry Bronson

Apr. 18—Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont. 8:00 am at rail trail parking lot next to fort. Leader: Sue Olcott. Sponsored by WV DNR and the Park.

Apr. 21 (Tuesday)—Core Arboretum, Morgantown.  7:30 am at Arboretum parking lot on Monongahela Boulevard. Leader: Terry Bronson or guest leader. Sponsored by Arboretum.

Apr. 25—West Virginia Botanic Garden, Morgantown. 7:30 am at lower parking lot on Tyrone Road. Leader: Terry Bronson.   Sponsored by Garden.

Apr. 25—Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont.  8:00 am at rail trail parking lot next to fort. Leader: Sue Olcott. Sponsored by WV DNR and the Park.

Apr. 28 (Tuesday)—Core Arboretum, Morgantown.  7:30 am at Arboretum parking lot on Monongahela Boulevard. Leader: John Boback. Sponsored by Arboretum.

May 2—Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont.  8:00 am at rail trail parking lot next to fort. Leader: Sue Olcott. Sponsored by WV DNR and the Park.

May 5 (Tuesday)—Core Arboretum, Morgantown.  7:30 am at Arboretum parking lot on Monongahela Boulevard.  Leader:Terry Bronson or guest leader. Sponsored by Arboretum.

May 9—Cooper’s Rock State Forest, Morgantown Migratory Bird Day.  7:30 am at Raven Rock Trail parking lot.  Leaders: Terry Bronson and Derek Courtney . Sponsored by Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia.

May 12 (Tuesday)—Core Arboretum, Morgantown.  7:30 am at Arboretum parking lot on Monongahela Boulevard. Leader: Terry Bronson or guest leader. Sponsored by Arboretum.

May 16—Dorsey’s Knob Park, Morgantown.  8:00 am at mosaic wall parking area. Leader: John Boback.

May 19 (Tuesday)—Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area, Barbour County.  8:00 am at first parking lot on Upper Pleasant Creek Road west of Routes 119/250. For those coming from Morgantown, meet at 7:00 am at Mountaineer Mall near the water tower. Leaders: Joe Hildreth and Terry Bronson.

May 23—Rehe Wildlife Management Area, Arthurdale.  8:00 am at Decker’s Creek Trail parking lot where trail crosses Route 92 just south of Reedsville. Leader: David Daniels.

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