FIELD TRIPS

JUNE

Pickering Ponds Nest Walk – Sunday, June 2nd 7 am – 12 pm

Join us as we look for nests and other evidence of breeding birds on the trails around the ponds and along the Cocheco River. Meet at the Pickering Ponds parking area at 7:00 AM. The entrance is about a mile south of the Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant on Pickering Road (opposite mailbox #452). Contact: Dan Hubbard at danielhubbard@peoplepc.com or 603-978-0218.

This field trip will be limited to 20 participants. Please click on the link below to sign-up.

JULY

Birds & Butterflies of Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Saturday, July 20th  8 AM

Join Steve Mirick and explore the birds and butterflies (weather permitting!) of the refuge and adjacent areas.  Be prepared for a long, but level walk and the possibility of biting insects.  Meet at 8:00 AM at the trailhead for the Cherry Pond Trail at 289 Airport Road, Whitefield.  

This field trip will be limited to 20 participants. Please click on the link below to sign-up.

AUGUST

Seabrook Town Forest – Saturday August 11th 7:30 am

With diverse habitats of a large pond, mixed deciduous and coniferous woods, open fields, and shrubby thickets, the Seabrook Town Forest and Wellfield supports a wide variety of birds. Join trip leaders Ashton Almeida and Aidan Felch to explore this under-birded area. Meet by the gate at the end of Old New Boston Road at 7:30 am. Contact Ashton Almeida ashtonipod@gmail.com or Aidan Felch felchaidan52@gmail.com with any questions. 

This field trip will be limited to 15 participants. As the event nears, please revisit the Seacoast Chapter site to sign-up.