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Wurtsboro

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

35th Annual Basha Kill Clean-Up

April 16, 2016

Registration, 9:30-10am; meet at DEC parking lot on Haven Rd., off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Clean-up 10am-noon. Free picnic lunch, bring chair. Door prizes. Rid wetland of debris. Garbage bags provided. Wear boots, work gloves, insect repellent. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Paula Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Star Walk

April 9, 2016

See the beauty of the heavens reflected in the calm waters of the Basha Kill, 8pm. Event very dependent on clear skies. Weather permitting, meet at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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Bob Fiore
Contact Phone #: 
845/498-9001

Nature Watch Training

April 2, 2016

Become Basha Kill Area Association volunteer at Church Hall, Community Church, 134 Sullivan St., 9:30am–noon. Training to learn about birds like eagles, ospreys and more so you can talk to visitors. Serve three shifts of three hours each on Saturdays or Sundays from April 16-June 19. thebashakill.org.

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Maryallison Farley
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0261

Early Spring Waterfowl Migration

March 26, 2016

The Basha Kill is known for wide variety of bird species at migration. Meet at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro, at 8am. Bring binoculars / scope, boots helpful. Early ducks, geese, mergansers; additional species. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

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John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0240
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