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

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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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