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July 13, 2013

Natural History Programs

EARLY BIRDS AT ASH STREET SWAMP

Sundays, July 21 and July 28

6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Fee: $20

Meet at the Park & Ride ticket office at Exit 57 off Route 95 (Route 113/Newburyport)

The early morning is the best time to bird at West Newbury’s Ash Street swamp. Participants should be able to walk on unpaved terrain. Waterproof shoes or boots are suggested. Participants should be prepared with a long sleeved shirt, long pants and sunscreen.

EVENING BIRDING AT CHERRY HILL RESERVOIR

Wednesdays, July 24, 31

6:30 p.m. to dusk

Fee: $20

Meet at the Moulton Street end of the Cherry Hill (Indian Hill) Reservoir in West Newbury. Pull off on the reservoir side.

Join us as we search for birds at the reservoir. Participants should be able to walk on unpaved surfaces. The pace will be slow.

BIRDING THE MILL RIVER IN ROWLEY

Saturday, July 27

3:30 to 6 p.m.

Fee: $30

Registration is required. Contact Sue at: newburyportbirders@comcast.net

Meet at Mill River Winery at 498 Newburyport Turnpike/ Route 1, Rowley

We’ll ramble along the Mill River and then tour the Mill River Winery and its unique space to relax, sip, snack and shop. We’ll sample a “flight of wines” which will give you the opportunity to learn about each wine.

Participants will walk on paved terrain and need to be prepared with a long sleeved shirt, long pants, and sunscreen.

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