March Environmental Education: What to Do

by Feb 26, 2018News0 comments

Warm Up to Spring: March Environmental Education Events with Bedford Audubon

With winter winding down, warm up to birds, and nature, by joining us for a walk or field trip this March!

Tuesday, March 6, 7:30am-9:30am, First Tuesday Bird Walk: Deans Bridge, Somers, with Naturalist Tait Johansson. Meet at the eastern end of Dean’s Bridge Road in Somers. Level of physical difficulty: Easy-moderate. Let us know if you’d like to borrow binoculars. Please register with Susan at or 914.302.9713.

Thursday, March 15, 7:30am-9:30am, Third Thursday Bird Walk, Maple Ave., Katonah, with Naturalist Tait Johansson.  Join Tait for our new tradition in marking the passing of the seasons and changing of birds by birding at this local hotspot. Meet at the dam. Level of physical difficulty: Easy. Please let us know if you’d like to borrow binoculars. Please register with Susan at or 914.302.9713.

Saturday, March 17, 8:30am-2pm, Field Trip: Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge/Black Dirt Region with Naturalist Tait Johansson.   Join Tait and the group in search of exciting spring migrants including Rusty Blackbird and Wood Duck, and large flocks of waterfowl that often contain hundreds of Northern Pintail and Green-winged Teal. Possible stop at Shawangunk Grasslands on the way back for Rough-legged Hawks and Eastern Meadowlark, among others. Depart Bylane 7am. Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Easy to moderate. Please register with Susan Fisher at or 914-302.9713.

Saturday, March 24, 1pm-3pm, Nature Walk: Vernal Pools at Hunt-Parker Sanctuary With Paul Lewis.  Under the leadership of long-term BAS member Paul Lewis, we will visit these hidden treasures deep in the forest and learn about the vital importance of these seasonal wetlands as spawning areas for salamanders and other amphibians. This program is suitable for children aged 10 and above. Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Moderate. Meet at Bylane Farm at 12:45pm wearing boots.  Please register with Susan Fisher at  or 914-302.9713.

Photo Credit: Ruby-crowned Kinglet by Brian E Small.


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