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Moonlight Walk

August 19, 2016

Join naturalist/archaeology-enthusiast Gary Keeton to enjoy moonrise over Shawangunk Ridge, 8:30pm. Learn natural history while enjoying beauty of the Basha Kill by moonlight. Meet at DEC parking lot on Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. 845/386-4892. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

History of the D&H Canal Walk

August 13, 2016

Join naturalist/archaeology-enthusiast Gary Keeton for a walk through time, 10am. Follow path taken by Native Americans, canalers and other history-makers in our area. Meet at DEC access road on Rt. 209 across from Our Hometown Deli in Westbrookville. 845/386-4892. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

History of the D&H Canal Walk

July 31, 2016

Join naturalist/archaeology-enthusiast Gary Keeton for a walk through time, 10am. Follow path taken by Native Americans, canalers and other history-makers in our area. Meet at DEC access road on Rt. 209 across from Our Hometown Deli in Westbrookville. 845/386-4892. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Sunrise Walk at the Basha Kill

July 17, 2016

Join naturalist Gary Keeton for a morning walk, 5:30am. Birdsong, rising sun reflected in waters of the Basha Kill. Bring binoculars. Meet at DEC parking lot on Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. 845/386-4892. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Moonlight Paddle

June 18, 2016

Take your canoe or kayak out with naturalists Scott Graber & Mike Medley, 8:30pm. Experience the Basha Kill by moonlight. Bring your own vessel and binoculars. Limited size expedition; early registration suggested. Meet at boat launch across from Bashakill Vineyards at 1131 South Rd. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebasha.org.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Natural History Walk

June 12, 2016

2-3 miles on level terrain with Basha Kill wetland naturalist Dr. Marty Borko, 8am. What's nesting, growing, maturing? Binoculars, insect repellent, sturdy shoes. Meet at Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Parking area on dirt road off western end of Haven Rd. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Marty Borko
Contact Phone #: 
607/565-2636

Reptile/Amphibian Walk

June 5, 2016

Frogs, newts, efts, salamanders, more! Kids love looking for creatures at the Basha Kill, 10am. Led by herpetologist. Meet at Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Bill Cutler
Contact Phone #: 
845/482-5209

Birding for Beginners

June 4, 2016

Visit the Bashakill, a birder's paradise, with naturalist Scott Graber, 8am. Focus on basic identification of birds by sight and sound. Binoculars, sturdy shoes required. Meet Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Scott Graber
Contact Phone #: 
914/799-1313

Spring Migration Warbler Walk

May 14, 2016

Led by John Haas, author of "A Birding Guide to Sullivan County," 8am. Basha Kill is alive with returning birds in their brightest plumage in May. Warblers, orioles, and grosbeaks. Meet at Haven Road, off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Bring binoculars. Two hours. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0240

Hike to Gobbler's Knob

April 17, 2016

Join naturalist Mike Medley to enjoy views from beautiful Shawangunk Ridge, 10 am. Hike gains 450 vertical feet from start to almost 1,000 foot high Knob. Sturdy shoes; bring water. Two hours. Meet at Indian Orchard Rd. fishing platform. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743
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