Field Trips

Join us on our next field trip and see what you've been missing. Most of our trips are free and open to the public, and beginners are always welcomed.

Upcoming Field Trips

April 30, 2022 – Annual Spring Census -Saturday – 3 weeks

Saturday, April 30 - Sunday, May 22

April 30, 2022 – Annual Spring Census – Saturday – 3 weeks Join fellow HAS members for our annual Spring census which will end on Sunday, May 22nd.  Unlike our…

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Canceled – May 21, 2022 -Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY – 2 days

Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22

Canceled May 21,2022   Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY Sat 2 days Contact Peter for arrangements Visit Perch River Marsh, Cape Vincent, Fort Drum, Ferd’s Bog and Moose River Plains…

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May 29, 2022 – Station 43 Wetland Birds – Sunday – 7:30 am

Sunday, May 29 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

May 29,2022 – Station 43 Wetland Birds – Sunday 7:30 am 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, South Windsor Park in front of stucco…

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Canceled – Jun 4, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow- Saturday 8 am

Saturday, June 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Canceled: Jun 4, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday 8 am Celebrate CT Trails Day 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road Celebrate CT Trails Day…

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Trail’s Day Beginner’s Family Bird Walk – Elizabeth Park

Sunday, June 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Trail’s Day Beginner’s Family Birdwalk in Elizabeth Park  Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford Park in the parking areas and meet in front of the Pond House Café Join…

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Jun 11-12, 2022 – Annual Summer Bird Count -Sat & Sun

Saturday, June 11 - Sunday, June 12

Jun 11-12, 2022 – Annual Summer Bird Count Sat Sat & Sun Bird Count Circle 7.5 mile radius from Old State House Join Hartford Audubon members as we participate in…

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Overnight trips: For any overnight trips, the leader must be contacted two weeks prior.

Weekday walks: Please check the website and HASnotes for field trip announcements.

Note: Please inform the leaders if you plan to join the group. Pouring rain generally cancels a trip, but it may not be raining at the trip site, so call.

Attendees are responsible for their own meals, travel expenses and accommodations, when applicable.

Please check the website for any changes to field trip dates due to weather or other circumstances.

Members and non-members can email us at for further information or assistance. You may also contact the trip leader listed for a particular trip via email or phone.

Reminder: The Hartford Audubon Society Board would like to encourage its members and guests to take seriously the goals of this organization to promote conservation of our natural resources and car pool whenever possible.

Field Trip Reports

2022 Roaring Brook Nature Center Trip Report – May 1, 2022 Submitted by Jay Kaplan

Twelve members and friends of the Hartford Audubon Society met in the Roaring Brook Nature Center parking lot on Sunday, May 1, 2022 for a bird walk near the start…
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Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve – Trip Report – 5/14/2022

Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve Trip Report, May 14, 2022 The day was cloudy but dry.  Four of us gathered for the Greenstone trip, including two new people to the preserve. …
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Keney Park 5/8/22 Walk – Trip Report Submitted by Annette Pasek

The day’s chill was brief though the dim lighting lasted but the first hour of our three-hour walk. The Mother’s Day walk at Keney Park, the jewel of Hartford began…
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Quarry Park/Connecticut River Floodplain Trip Report – Apr 30, 2022 Submitted by Larry Lunden

Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain – Trip Report, Apr 30, 2022 Submitted by Larry Lunden A sunny but windy day greeted us as we started out the walk.  Two…
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Greenstone Hollow Trip Report – 4/16/22 – Submitted by Christopher Fisher

Trip Guide – Christopher Fisher Greenstone Hollow Trip Report for walk on 4/16/22 – 8am. Weather – Sunny, Temperature 55ºF – 59ºF Attendees: Chris Fisher, Diane Fisher, Matthew Poltorak, Sue Gagliardi, Edee Vassar, Davis Smith, Laura…
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Study group-April 9, 2022 Hartford Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park -submitted by Annette Pasek

Trip Leader/Coordinator – Annette Pasek April 9th, 2022, Meeting Location – The Hartford Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park 20 Leibert Rd, Hartford Group of six, Cynthia, Jon, Maggie, Annette, Debra and…
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