Dear Friends of Hawk Ridge,
The fall bird migration count and banding research starts tomorrow, Wednesday, August 15th! You can view our LIVE Bird Migration Count HERE! Education staff will begin public programming at the Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve main overlook starting September 1st through October 31st (daily 9am-4pm). We invite you to join us at the Ridge and/or at one of our upcoming events! Read on to find out about volunteering, festival, programs, planning your visit, and then come celebrate the magnificent migration at Hawk Ridge with us!
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018Hawk Ridge Volunteer Potluck & Information Session
6-8:30pm at Hartley Nature Center
Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory is looking for volunteers during the fall bird migration from September 1st – October 31st. This is your opportunity be a part of our bird education and research team, learn from experts in the field, and share the magic of the fall bird migration with visitors! We need people to help in many areas, including: · Visitor services · Bird identification · Public Education · Trail maintenance · Kid’s activity cart · Merchandise sales · Office help, and more! Sound exciting? For more information – please join us on September 5th (meet staff & return volunteers)! No RSVP is needed & potluck dish is optional. Questions? Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, (218) 428-6209
September 21-23, 2018
- Natural History & Birding Train Trip Fri. 9/21
- Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory Annual Member Meeting Sat. 9/22 at 2pm
- Guided morning birding field trips to local hotspots Sat 9/22 & Sun. 9/23
- Naturalist programs, hikes, & workshops at Hawk Ridge Fri. 9/21-Sun. 9/23
- NEW! Vista Birding & Boat Dinner Cruise Sat. 9/22
- Evening presentation by Dr. Francesca Cuthbert: "There and Back Again: Studying Piping Plover Migration the "Old Fashioned" Way" Sat. 9/22
- Post-Festival "Best of Hawk Ridge" Workshop Sun. 9/23-Mon 9/24
REGISTER HERE TODAY!!
Come and celebrate the fall bird migration with us! Hawk Weekend is the annual festival held by the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth, MN. It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase one of North America’s best places to experience the fall bird migration at Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve! There will be a variety of field trips, hikes, programs, and activities for all ages!
Plan on staying longer and join us for our post-festival “Best of Hawk Ridge” 2-day workshop on Sun. 9/23 & Mon. 9/24!
For more information about the festival (program schedule, field trip details), please click HERE. We hope you can join us!
Weekend Public Programs Beginning September 1st!
Please join us Sat. & Sun. in Sept. & Oct. for these great programs!
Check out our calendar HERE for our program schedule! Daily Sat. & Sun. programs, special events, workshops, evening programs, and more!
Saturday Evening Speaker Series: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 (see festival info above), 10/6, 10/27; most programs are 7-8pm at UMD Bagley Outdoor Classroom (FREE for members, $5 non-member - pay at door)
Saturday Evening Owl Programs: 9/29, 10/13, 10/20; 8pm at Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve ($5/person - limited tickets for sale beginning 9/1 at Hawk Ridge merchandise trailer and online by clicking HERE)
There are several ways to find out news and highlights of the fall bird migration at Hawk Ridge:Volunteer with us! Sign up is Wed. 9/6 (more info above)!
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THANK YOU again for your support and hope to see you at the Ridge!
Executive DirectorHawk Ridge Bird Observatory