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2019 Events

 

Annual Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count

February 16 - 19

Count birds in your backyard for as little as 15 minutes or as long as you wish on one or more of the four-day event and report your sightings online at birdcount.org.

 

Program: "COOL SPRINGS BIRD WATCH & HIKE"

Saturday, March 23, 9:00 am

Location: Cool Springs/Shenandoah University; off of Route 7 near Shenandoah River

Event: Hike to see Heron rookery, Eagle's nests, and early spring migrants. Meet at CS/SU parking lot at 1400 Parker Lane, Bluemont VA. Event may be cancelled for heavy rain. For more information contact Mark Bruns at 540-723-8641

Free and open to the public. Great family event.

 

SPRING BIRD & WILDLIFE WALKS:

Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve - Winchester, VA

Saturdays: March 16, March 30, April 13, April 27; Walks begin at 8:30am

Join seasoned naturalist and current NSVAS President Jim Smith for his nature walks in the Abrams Creek area in the heart of Winchester. Meet at the Children of America's parking lot off of West Jubal Early Drive, approx. 1/2 mile west of Valley Avenue. Park at the west/right side of the lot by the woods. If you arrive late, simply walk the path until you catch up with the group. Allow approx. 2 hours for the walk. Dress for the weather and you may want to bring water, binoculars, and a camera. Walks will be cancelled in inclement weather. For more information contact Jim at 540-303-3983.

No fee, no registration required. Great family activity.

 

Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale at Blandy Experimental Farm - Audubon booth

May 11 and 12; Saturday and Sunday

Location: - University of Virginia, Blandy Experiment Farm in Clarke County VA off of Route 50

Event - Visit the Northern Shenandoah Valley Audubon Society's booth for Bluebird nesting boxes and other information

Entrance Fee