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July 11, 2014
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Moolight Canoe / Kayak Adventure

July 12, 2014

8:30pm. Paddle under full moon over scenic waters of the Basha Kill DEC boatlaunch across from 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro. Must bring your own vessel. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/754-0743.

For More Information: 
Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Moonlight Walk

July 11, 2014

See the full moon rise over the Shawangunk Ridge and reflect in the peaceful waters of the Basha Kill. Tales of natural and human history. Meet 8:30pm, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro.Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, watchdog group for this unique wetland. thebashakill.org. 845/386-4892.

For More Information: 
Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Blooms and Butterflies

June 29, 2014

Colorful wildflowers and butterflies in the visual feast of the Basha Kill. Meet 10am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique and beautiful wetland straddling the border between Orange and Sullivan Counties. thebashakill.org. 845/436-6046.

For More Information: 
John Kenney
Contact Phone #: 
845/436-6046

Nature Walk

June 21, 2014

Two to three miles on level terrain to see what is nesting, growing and maturing at the Basha Kill in mid-summer. Meet 8:30am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/856-0706.

For More Information: 
Jack Austin
Contact Phone #: 
845/856-0706

History of the D&H Canal

June 14, 2014

Everything from mastodons to steam locomotives have moved through valley of the Canal. Discover fascinating history of first million dollar project in the US and the people who lived and worked around it. Meet 10am DEC access road across from the Hometown Deli on Route 209. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Amphibians and Reptiles

June 8, 2014

Very kid-friendly event searching the Basha Kill for these fascinating little animals. Meet 10am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique and beautiful wetland straddling the border between Orange and Sullivan Counties. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Bill Cutler
Contact Phone #: 
845/807-0291

Birding for Beginners

June 1, 2014

Basics of bird identification at the Basha Kill, ideal locale for birdlife and bird watching. Binoculars required; wear sturdy walking shoes. Meet 8am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique and beautiful wetland. thebashakill.org

For More Information: 
Scott Graber
Contact Phone #: 
914/799-1313

Hike to Gobbler's Knob

May 18, 2014

Hike to beautiful views from the Shawangunk Ridge, site of the proposed Basherkill subdivision. Trail gains almost 450 vertical feet from start to Gobbler’s Knob, which is almost 1,000 feet high. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water. Meet 10am, DEC fishing platform, Indian Orchard Road (South Road). Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org

For More Information: 
Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Spring Wilfdlowers

May 11, 2014

Delightful first blossoms of the season at the Basha Kill, home to a great variety of plant and animal life. Meet at 10am, Haven Road, just off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.com, 845/436-6046.

For More Information: 
John Kenney
Contact Phone #: 
845/436-6046

Spring Migration Warbler Walk

May 3, 2014

7:30am. Meet warblers, orioles, vireos and more, all in their brightest plumage. Rain or shine at the Basha Kill, major stopover for migrating birds. Binoculars helpful. Meet at Haven Road, just off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. thebashakill.org, 845/888-0249.

For More Information: 
John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0249
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