Field Trips

All are welcome to join us on our field trips, which are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, field trips often last through noon, so please bring a lunch. Field trips will only be canceled due to extremely bad weather. If you have a question about cancellations, contact the field trip leader. Carpooling is encouraged. For directions and information, call the field trip leaders whose phone numbers can be found in the trip descriptions.

MARCH

Field Trip: Bob Hull Memorial Walk
Saturday March 24, 2018 - 10am-1pm
Description: Help trip leader David Blezard clean out bluebird boxes, look for early migrants and lingering winter birds, and get yourself in the mood for spring. Meet at the Mill Road Plaza in Durham.
Contact: David Blezard

 

APRIL

Field Trip: Owl Prowl
Saturday, April 21, 4am
Join our always popular search for owls and sunrise birds. Meet at 4 am (!) at the Mill Road Plaza parking lot in Durham. Be prepared for a long and possibly a bit wet, but leisurely walk through the woods. Wear appropriate footwear and bring insect repellent.
Contact: Steve Mirick at smirick@comcast.net or 978-374-0654

 

 

MAY 

Beginner Bird Walks
NH Audubon Seacoast Chapter will have three walks this spring. Although these walks are geared with the beginner birder in mind, birders of all levels of expertise are encouraged to participate and share their experiences. Children are gladly welcome with an adult. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars, water, insect repellent, and sunscreen. Walks are free and open to the public.

 

Field Trip: Beginner Bird Walk

Saturday May 5 2018 - 8am-12pm
Tucker French Family Forest - Kingston, NH
The Forest is conservation land totaling 563 acres of forestland and wetlands in Kingston, Danville, and Brentwood, New Hampshire. It includes diverse wetlands comprising streams, vernal pools, emergent marsh, scrub-shrub, and forested wetlands and frontage on the Little River. The walk will be in Kingston.
Contact: Scott Heron at smheron@gmail.com

 

Field Trip: Beginner Bird Walk
Sunday May 13th 2018 - 8am-12pm
Pickering Ponds - Rochester, NH
This walk will traverse Rochester city park trails along the Cocheco River and around old wastewater treatment facility settling ponds. Meet at the Pickering Ponds parking area. The entrance is about a mile south of the Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant on Pickering Road (opposite mailbox #374).
Contact: Dan Hubbard at danielhubbard@peoplepc.com or 603-332-4093


Field Trip: Beginner Bird Walk
Sunday May 27th 2018 – 8am-12pm
Strafford County Farm
This walk will include the Don Black Trail and the hedgerows around the fields of the conserved property. The progress of the Osprey nest also will be checked. The walk will last as long as participants choose, but not beyond noon.
Contact: Dan Hubbard at danielhubbard@peoplepc.com or 603-332-4093



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