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Wurtsboro

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

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

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

Nature Watch

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June 28, 2014

10am-4pm Sat. & Sun only. View nesting bald eagles and more through powerful telescopes. Nature Watch volunteers on hand answer questions about an amazing wetland. Fun for all ages. DEC boat launch across from 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.org, 845/888-0261.

For More Information: 
Maryallison Farley
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0261

36th Annual Basha Kill Clean-up

April 26, 2014

Celebrate Earth Day: clean up the Basha Kill.Garbage bags provided. Wear boots, work gloves, insect repellant. Bring chair to enjoy picnic afterwards. Register 9:30-10am.; clean till noon lunch. Sponsored / lunch provided by Basha Kill Area Association. Raffles. Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. thebashakill.org, 845/754-0743.

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

Star Walk

April 5, 2014

Wonders of the heavens reflected in the peaceful waters of the Basha Kill. Learn interesting space facts. Event dependent on clear skies. Meet 8pm, Haven Rd., off Rt. 209, south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique, beautiful wetland. thebashakill.org, 845/498-9001.

For More Information: 
Bob Fiore
Contact Phone #: 
845/498-9001
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