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April 11, 2020 – Great Pond, Simsbury – Saturday 8 am

Trip Leader - Jon Ward Great Pond is the largest part of a beautiful state forest and a neat place for a morning walk. Expect a nice assortment of birds, with some about to leave and others arriving. Great Pond Rd, Simsbury - meet at Great Pond parking lot in Massacoe State Forest For more information,…

April 18, 2020 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leaders - Chris and Diane Fisher Search for residents and the migrants and breeders of early spring in the many habitats of this beautiful and compact preserve. Ridge Blvd, E Granby - meet at main entrance at the end of the guard rail. For more information, contact Chris at 860-658-2903 or chrisf001@aol.com

April 25, 2020 – Laurel Marsh – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leader - David Funke The trail follows sections of the Hockanum River and butts up against the Manchester Landfill at times. Forest, meadow, wetlands and sections of Hop Brook will provide a diversity of bird species. Middle Turnpike West Between I-84 and Cheney Tech - meet at Laurel Marsh Trail parking lot, Manchester. For…

April 25, 2020 – Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk 4 – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leader - Jon Ward This is a walk you don’t want to miss but wear boots. After we get our 50 or more birds on this walk, we adjourn to Dunkin Donuts to tally the four walks.  Meet at Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor. For more information, contact Jon at…

CANCELED – April 28, 2020 – Audibles and Edibles – Tuesday -7:30 am

Kat Conte & Ernie Harris Trip Leaders:  Kat Conte and Ernie Harris Visit open fields, and a woodland trail with a slight incline. It can be wet on this 2-mile loop with a nice mix of plants and birds.  Meet at Burnt Hill Park, 150 East St, Hebron - First parking lot. For more information, contact Ernie at…

April 29, 2020 – Glastonbury Great Pond – Wednesday – 8 am

Trip Leader - Annette Pasek Great Pond offers great treetop, pond, and mudflat visuals of migrants, including shorebirds. Meet at 451 Great Pond Rd off Route 17. For more information, contact Annette at 860-490-8357 or apasek@cox.net    

May 2, 2020 – Quarry Park – Saturday – 7 am

Trip Leader: Larry Lunden Enjoy a morning trip exploring Quarry Park and the Connecticut River floodplain in the Rocky Hill area. Wear sturdy shoes, and if the spring has been wet, bring waterproof boots. Corner of Old Main St and Marshall Rd, Rocky Hill - meet at small dirt parking lot, GPS 270 Old Main…

May 3, 2020 – Gay City State Park – Sunday – 7:00 am

Trip Leader - Ernie Harris Look for migrants and other birds in a variety of habitats. Gay City has tall trees, wetland ponds and an interesting history. Gay City State Park main entrance, Route 85, Hebron - First parking lot on right For more information, contact Ernie at 860-603-2655 or pdlqlt@mac.com  

May 3, 2020 – Werner’s Woods – Sunday – 7 am

Trip Leader - Jay Kaplan This is a one-mile walk through the diverse habitats of Werner's Woods, a state owned wildlife sanctuary adjacent to the Center. On a good morning, more than fifty species can be seen or heard. Park at Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton For more information, contact Jay at 860-693-0157 or jaybrd49@aol.com…

Cancelled: May 5, 2020 – Magee Marsh, Ohio – 7 days

Trip Coordinator:  Roberta Gowing Magee Marsh is on the southern shore of Lake Erie, near Toledo. Warbler viewing from the mile-long boardwalk is fantastic: many birds, many species, great low and close views. Tell Roberta of your possible interest.  You may contact her at 860-644-1151 or robertagowing@sbcglobal.net