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Butterfly walk planned in Loudoun County

July 7, 2014
Shepherdstown Chronicle

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird and butterfly walk at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship in nearby Loudoun County, Virginia, on Tuesday, July 15

The walk will begin at 8 a.m. It is free and open to anyone with an interest, regardless of their birding skills. Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged but not required. Easy registration is available on the Society's website at www.potomacaudubon.org.

The Center is located at 11661 Harpers Ferry Road (VA Route 671), a couple of miles south of Route 340 and just opposite the Neersville Fire Department. Look for a small sign with the Blue Ridge logo.

Participants will meet at 8:00 a.m. in the Center parking Lot.

This trip will cover about three miles and last about three hours. It should offer opportunities to see a good variety of birds, including warblers, vireos, flycatchers, tanagers, gnatcatchers and raptors.

Participants should wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions, and bring along water and insect repellent. PVAS will provide binoculars for those who do not have their own. Various trip details could change depending on weather or recent bird sightings."

For more information, contact trip leader Deb Hale at debhale72@gmail.com or 304-535-2346.

 
 

 

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