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Eagle Fest Update!
February 11th was a perfect day. Two days after a major snowstorm, Boscobel plowed the paths and set up a fire pit to warm viewers. The view was ethereal. The Hudson River in the early morning was the sun's mirror and mist continued to rise throughout the morning. As the day progressed, more viewers arrived, not knowing whether to spot bald eagles or just admire the view. Nine adult and for juvenile eagles were spotted. 267 attendees were counted (adults and juveniles). One snowman and one snow eagle were built.
Also spotted and spotting were Board members Perry Pitt, Mark Hall, Pete Salmansohn, Ellen Varela-Burstein along with Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Wildlife Sanctuary's Director, Eric Lind and four of his staff. Even our hearts were soaring!
March 11th 11AM Kids Bird ID Program Hubbard Lodge
Join Pete Salmansohn for this fun and interactive program especially for kids.
March 19th Sunday at 2PM Signs of Spring Nature Walk
Join Lisa Mechaley at Hubbard Lodge for a casual hike behind the lodge into Fahnestock park.
Mar 25th PHAS Annual Dinner at TOEC
Save the date! Our annual Spring fundraising dinner where this year we will honor Lew Kingsley. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin Hils, Collection Manager of Wildlife Society's Bronx Zoo.
April 2nd at 2pm Beacon Library
The Pollinator Victory Garden presented by Kim Eireman, Botonists and Horticulturist
May 13th Birdathon 2017!
Save the date, more info to follow.
We are dedicated to preserving and maintaining those lands and waters that have been entrusted to our stewardship and to inform and educate the public on issues involving birds, wildlife, and the environment.