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Cerro Blanco Protected Forest

February 3, 2016

Basha Kill Area Association hosts talk on Cerro Blanco Protected Forest in Ecuador by Foundation Director Eric Horstman. 7PM. Community Church of Wurtsboro Fellowship Hall, 113 Pine Street. Rare dry tropical forest has jaguars,33 bat species,howler monkeys,Great Green Macaw, more. Free. Refreshments. Weather permitting. thebashakill.org

For More Information: 
Paula Medley, BKAA President
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Hike the Shawangunk Ridge

October 9, 2016

Join naturalist Mike Medley for stunning vistas, fall foliage, 9:30am. Moderately difficult hike, 4-5 hours. Sturdy shoes. Bring water, lunch, binoculars. Meet at D&H Canal Kiosk, Pat Moore Memorial Picnic Grove, Sullivan St. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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

Paddle the Basha Kill

September 24, 2016

Join naturalists Scott Graber & Mike Medley to canoe/kayak on peaceful waters of Basha Kill, 10am. Bring your own vessel, binoculars. Limited size expedition; early registration suggested. Meet at DEC Boat Launch, across from Bashakill Vineyards at 1131 South Rd. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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

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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
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.

For More Information: 
John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0240
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