YORK AUDUBON SOCIETY
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
JAN - JUN 2022
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
JAN - JUN 2022
Monday, Jan. 10, 2022: Meeting has been cancelled.
Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022:
Tour Gettysburg Battlefield with licensed guide Dave Weaver to look for winter wildlife while hearing Dave's stories about the battle at each site we visit. Carpool from the Visitors' Center. Meet inside the lobby at 1:45 p.m. Tour is about 2 hours. Dress for the weather. Event is now being sponsored by York Audubon and is FREE to all attendees. Please register.
Coordinator: Tish Swam 717-235-2578. (Inclement weather date: Jan. 22, 2022)
Monday, Feb. 14, 2022:
Join Penn State master gardener Debra Carman as she shares her passion with pollinators in a presentation titled, "Creating Habitat for Butterflies". 7:00 p.m. at Lutheran Memorial Church (or by Zoom if necessary, TBD)
Monday, March 14, 2022:
On Zoom, Peter Kaestner will present: "Micronesia~~~Jewels Above and Below the Water.”
Memories of World War II battles, rare endemic birds, and spectacular undersea life highlight a month-long journey through the tiny islands of Micronesia.
Saturday, April 2, 2022:
York Audubon banquet at East Berlin Area Community Center! Family style dinner, silent auction, raffle, and a great presentation by Maryland photographer Middleton Evans, titled, "Birds of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia." Autographed copies of his book will be for sale. SAVE THE DATE!
Wednesday, April 20, 2022:
Spring wildflower walk near Otter Creek, Airville. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Queensgate Shopping Center near the Community Aid Thrift Store towards the southwest edge where we will carpool. Expect a rich vein of wildflowers near the river. After a trail walk, we can move to the Urey Overlook for a view of the river. Bring a lunch, if inclined. Leader: Bernie Frick at Bernardfrick@comcast.net
Thursday, May 5, 2022:
Trip to The Gardener of the Owl Valley near Hellam, owned by Judy and Dick Bono. Stroll along paths of woodland gardens by a stream, while viewing many varieties of native wildflowers and trees. Also, visit their lovely shop on the property. Meet at the Red Robin parking lot at York Galleria at 8:30 a.m. to carpool. Call coordinator Tish Swam at 717-235-2578 to
reserve your spot.
Saturday, May 7, 2022:
Bird walk at Nixon County Park and Lake Redman boardwalk. Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Hollow Creek Trail parking lot, 400 Valley Road. Note that this is NOT the parking lot area at Nixon Park Visitors' Center. Walk will include trails and some moderate climbs, open fields, wetlands, and streams. Leader: Bernie Frick at Bernardfrick@comcast.net
Monday, May 9, 2022:
David Arrow presents a very helpful and informative program titled, "Viewing Nature in the Digital Age: Smart Tools to Help Find, Identify, and Preserve". 7:00. Location TBD.
Wednesday May 11 - Saturday May 14, 2022:
Magee Marsh, here we come! Join Becky Stabler on the bus for the warbler adventure of a lifetime! Contact Becky at Naturestabler Explorations for all of the details! 717-688-5183.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022:
Bird walk at Kiwanis Lake at 9:00 a.m. Park on Wood Street just off Pennsylvania Avenue, west of the lake. See nesting Great Egrets and Black-crowned Night Herons and see why this is designated a PA Audubon Important Bird Area. Contact Bernie Frick at BernardFrick@comcast.net
Thursday, May 26, 2022:
Visit Draycott Gardens in northern Baltimore County. Stroll through Carol Warner's private gardens to see a huge collection of irises, peonies, and exquisite tree specimens, alongside spring perennials and annuals. Her license plate says "IRIS LADY"...her gardens have been visited by countless groups from all over the country! Meet at Shrewsbury Giant parking lot at 9:00 a.m. to carpool. Plan to eat lunch in Hereford on the way back. Leader: Tish Swam 717-235-2578.
Saturday, June 11, 2022:
Annual York Audubon Society picnic at William Kain Park's Muskie Pavilion. Meet at 12:00 noon with a dish to share and your own utensils. The pavilion has electrical outlets. All are invited for fun and games! Bring your binoculars for birdwatching! Questions? Contact coordinator Tish Swam 717-235-2578.
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