Feb 26 2015

Events

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Kate St. John (photo by David Hallewell)Want to come on a bird and nature walk?  Would you like to learn about Pittsburgh’s peregrines?  Here’s a list of upcoming events I’ll be leading.

Unless otherwise noted, all are free and open to the public.  If an outing is cancelled I will post it here.

 

Events in Nature — Phenology for Western Pennsylvania:

This Phenology for Western Pennsylvania lists the events in nature for each month of the year.  I am not leading these events!  I am following.

Events on the Media:

My appearances on radio or TV are usually recorded. Here’s a list of past events on the media.

 

Outings and Presentations

For these outings, dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them.  As these dates approach, check this page for changes or cancellations.

 

Sunday April 30, 2017 — 8am – 10am  (note the early start)

Schenley Park Bird Walk in conjunction with Three Rivers Birding Club.

Meet at Bartlett Shelter on Bartlett Street near Panther Hollow Road. New birds come to town every day at the end of April so there should be plenty to see.

 

Sunday May 21, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Schenley Park Bird and Nature Walk

Meet at Schenley Park Cafe and Visitor Center where Panther Hollow Road meets Schenley Drive. We’ll see flowers and late migrating birds.

 

Sunday June 18, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Duck Hollow and lower Frick Park, Bird and Nature Walk

It’s nesting time! Meet at Duck Hollow parking lot at the end of Old Browns Hill Road. We’ll scan the river and then walk through the meadow habitat of lower Nine Mile Run Trail, watching for orchard orioles and willow flycatchers. Bring your dad.  It’s Fathers’ Day.

 

Sunday July 30, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Schenley Park Bird and Nature Walk

Meet at the Westinghouse Memorial Fountain. We’ll walk Serpentine Drive or the nearby Falloon Trail, keeping our eyes open for birds and flowers.

 

Sunday August 27, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Schenley Park Bird and Nature Walk

It’s meadow time! Meet at Bartlett Shelter on Bartlett Street near Panther Hollow Road. We’ll look for meadow birds, flowers and butterflies at Bartlett, then explore the woodland trails.

 

Sunday September 24, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Schenley Park Bird and Nature Walk

Meet at Schenley Park Cafe and Visitor Center where Panther Hollow Road meets Schenley Drive. We’ll see fall flowers and migrating birds.

 

Sunday October 29, 2017 — 8:30am – 10:30am

Schenley Park Bird and Nature Walk

Fall is really here! The color has faded but oak leaves are still hanging on. Meet at the Westinghouse Memorial Fountain and we’ll walk Serpentine Drive or the nearby Falloon Trail, enjoying in the last good weather before November.

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  1. Thomas Brockmeyeron 12 Apr 2016 at 10:04 am

    My wife and I are avid bird photographers in Point Breeze. Our current project is to photograph and document the behavior of a nesting pair of Cooper’s Hawks outside our bedroom windows. Loads of fun and we’d love to share it with you! Tom (and Chris)

  2. Sonja Braunon 19 Apr 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Husband and I plan to come

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