Late Summer and Fall 2014

 

 "The little birds of the field have God for their caterer."
- Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)
 
  Springtime is on the way!! The birds are singing again!  See you soon!


  The Morris Arboretum Trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge in Maryland in May is 18-20 .
 
Happy Birding,
Ruth
 
 
 
Saturday, March 8
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Peace Valley
Meet at Nature Center Parking Lot at 170 Chapman Road, Doylestown 
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Friday, March 14
7:45 am to 4:30 pm

Sandy Hook, NJ
Twin Lighthouses and Beaches
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

Monday, April 7
7:00 pm, All are welcome

North Penn Travelogue
Topic: Cornell Plantations, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Cape Cop
Sponsored by North Penn

Saturday, April 12
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Wetlands and Out on a Limb
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

Tuesday, April 22
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Birding and Photography
Morris Arboretum Wetlands
With Dennis Dimmick, Photographer*
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Wednesday, April 23
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Forbidden Drive, Wissahickon
(meet at concrete tables located at Bell's Mill Road & Forbidden Drive)

Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Thursday, April 24
8:00 am to 11:00 am

First session of 5-session birding class
Norristown Farm Park
Sponsored by North Penn

Saturday, April 26
8:00 am to 10:00 am, 

Lorimer Park - Abington Township
Sponsored by Lorimer Park

Tuesday, April 29
7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Perkiominville River Trail
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

Thursday, May 1
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Second session of 5-session birding class
Audubon's Mill Grove
Sponsored by North Penn

Friday, May 2
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Pennypack Ecological Trust (meet at Visitor Center parking lot)
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Saturday, May 10
8:00 am to 11:00 am

To be announced
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Monday, May 12
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Norristown Farm Park
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Tuesday, May 13
7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Belleplain State Forest and Beaches for Warblers and Shore Birds
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

Wednesday, May 14
8:00 am to 10:00 am, All are welcome (Registration required)

Lorimer Park
Sponsored by Lorimer Park

Thursday, May 15
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Third session of 5-session birding class
Perkiominville River Trail Walk
Sponsored by North Penn

Sunday, May 18 through Tuesday, May 20
Sunday: 7:45 am - Tuesday: 5:00 pm
3-day trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge in Maryland
Accommodations in Chestertown, MD
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

Wednesday, May 21
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Birding and Photography
Pennypack Ecological Trust (meet at Visitor Center parking lot)
With Dennis Dimmick, Photographer*
Sponsored by Birding with Ruth

Thursday, May 22
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Fourth session of 5-session birding class
Morris Arboretum Wetlands
Sponsored by North Penn

Thursday, May 29
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Fifth session of 5-session birding class
Peace Valley State Park, Doylestown
Sponsored by North Penn

Saturday, May 31
7:15 am to 4:30 pm

A.J. Merewald Schooner
Sailing from New Jersey
Sponsored by Morris Arboretum

**Photography and Birding walks (April 22 and May 21) will include discussions about the use of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and focus mode as they relate specifically to nature photography.


Registration
 Morris Arboretum trips click here;
 North Penn walks, click here.
  Norristown Farm Park ( Montgomery County Parks ), click here.
Lorimer Park ( Montgomery County Parks ), click here.

 
  To register for Birding with Ruth walks please print the following registration form and mail it to me at:
Birding with Ruth
2805 Rubicon Ave,
Willow Grove, PA  19090.

If you decide to attend a walk at the last minute simply telephone me at 215-659-3526 or email me at ruthpfeffer@verizon.net

Peace Valley                           Sat., March 8     ___ x $18.00 = ____ 
Birding and Photography        Tue., April. 22     ___ x $25.00 = ____ 
Pennypack Ecological Trust    Fri,     May 2    ____ x $18.00 = __
Destination to be Determined Sat. May 10 _____x  $_______
Norristown Farm Park,             Mon,  May. 12     ___ x $18.00 = ____ 
Birding and Photography        Wed,, May,  21     ___ x $25.00 = ____ 


Name: __________________________________________________________
 
Address: ________________________________________________________
 
City: ___________________________________   Zip: ____________
 
Phone:(          ) _______________  E-mail:______________________
 
Make check payable to Ruth Pfeffer and send the check and this slip to:
Ruth Pfeffer
2805 Rubicam Avenue
Willow Grove, PA  19090
215-659-3526