Current List of NVBC Field Trips (January through May 2018) —

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Please Note:

  1. All Field Trips are Free and Open to All
  2. There is no need to register for local trips
  3. Participants on weekend or out of town trips may need prior registration
  4. If in doubt about a trip because of weather, call or email the field trip leader.
  5. Click on this link www.NVBC.Org for updates and recent information about trips: Breaking News, Updates, Changes, Corrections and more….
  6. When reservations are required, please call one of the trip leaders. Phone numbers are on page 6 the current Siskin.
  7. To receive email notices, join the NVBC eMail Exchange. For sign-up directions see last page of The Siskin
  8. Beginning birders are welcome on all trips.

January

Wed Jan 3, 2018
8:30am Long Branch (Tom Nardone)

Sat Jan 6, 2018
8am Northern Neck X-trip (Larry Meade)

Wed Jan 10, 2018
8:30am Burke Lake (Marc Ribaudo)

Sat Jan 13, 2018
8am Riverbend – Visitor Center (Larry Cartwright, David Ledwith)

Wed Jan 17, 2018
8:30am Huntley Meadows (Dixie Sommers)

Sat Jan 20, 2018
8am Leesylvania SP (Phil Silas, Marc Ribaudo)

Wed Jan 24, 2018
8:30am Dyke Marsh (Larry Cartwright)

Sat Jan 27, 2018
8am Occoquan Bay NWR (Marc Ribaudo, Kenneth Hunt)

Wed Jan 31, 2018
8:30am Royal Lake – Lakeside Park (Phil Silas, Jean Tatalias)

 February

Fri-Sun Feb 2-4, 2018
Chincoteague Weekend (Elton Morel, Marc Ribaudo)
“Reservations required; sign-ups begin on November 15, 2017”

 Wed Feb 7, 2018
8:30am Long Branch (Tom Nardone)

Sat Feb 10, 2018

8am Aquia Landing Beach Park (Elton Morel, David Ledwith)

Wed Feb 14, 2018

8:30am Burke Lake (Tom Nardone)

Sat Feb 17, 2018

8:30am Mason Neck SP (Dixie Sommers, Ken Hunt)

Wed Feb 21, 2018

8:30am Dyke Marsh (Tom Nardone)

Sat Feb 24, 2018

8am Riverbend – Visitor Center (Larry Meade, Paul Mocko)

Wed Feb 28, 2018                  

8:30am Huntley Meadows (Tom Nardone, Dixie Sommers)

March

 Sat Mar 3, 2018

8am Leesylvania SP (Marc Ribaudo, Ken Hunt)

 Sun Mar 4, 2018

5:00pm Woodcock Display at Dusk – Huntley Meadows Hike/Bike Trail (Larry Cartwright)

Wed Mar 7, 2018

8:30am Long Branch (David Farner)

Sat Mar 10, 2018

8am Occoquan Bay NWR (Marc Ribaudo, Phil Silas)

Wed Mar 14, 2018

8:30am Dyke Marsh (Tom Nardone, Dixie Sommers)

Sat Mar 17, 2018

8am Aquia Landing Beach Park (Elton Morel, David Ledwith)

 Wed Mar 21, 2018

8:30am Burke Lake (Marc Ribaudo)

Sat Mar 24, 2018

8am Huntley Meadows (Stacia Novy, David Ledwith)

Wed Mar 28, 2018

8:30am Royal Lake – Lakeside Park (Jean Tatalias)

Sat Mar 31, 2018

7:30am Leopold’s Preserve (Elton Morel)

April

Wed Apr 4, 2018

8:30am Long Branch (Larry Cartwright)

Sat Apr 7, 2018

7:30am Silver Lake RP (Larry Meade)

Wed Apr 11, 2018

8:30am Occoquan NWR (Marc Ribaudo)

Sat Apr 14, 2018

7:30am Conway-Robinson State Forest (Elton Morel, David Ledwith)

Wed Apr 18, 2018

8:30am Cub Run Stream Valley Park (Phil Silas)

Sat Apr 21, 2018

7:30am Huntley Meadows Hike/Bike Trail (Stacia Novy, Larry Cartwright)

Wed Apr 25, 2018

8:30am Bles Park (Jean Tatalias)

Sat April 28, 2018

7:30am Leesylvania SP (Marc Ribaudo)

May

Wed May 2, 2018

8:30am Long Branch (Tom Nardone)

Sat May 5, 2018

7:30am Trillium Trail (Marc Ribaudo)

 

 

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Notices, Recent Changes and Updates….

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■ On February 21 Dr. Ashley Peele, the State Atlas Coordinator, will talk about looking into how breeding bird populations have changed over the past several years and share interesting topics on species volunteer highlights and important needs of this project Click Here for more......
■ Subtle Signs of Evolution in Marsh Wrens On February 25, 2018 Dr. Sarah Luttrell will talk about her work on the marsh wren (Cistothorus palustris). Dr. Luttrell’s work aims to better understand how evolution works by studying subspecies of birds. Click Here for more......
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