Upcoming Events & Trips

Spring Migrants, Warblers & more!

Date: 
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 7:30am
Description: 

Join Friends of the IBA/ FIBA Executive Director Laurie LaFond and avid birder Bo Harris as we celebrate the peak of the spring breeding bird migration!  We’ll set a leisurely pace as we explore a couple miles of trails through the open fields and wooded hills of a scenic 600-acre private retreat located in southern Washington County.  Expect to see colorful and sweet singing warblers, thrushes, tanagers, orioles, vireos and dozens of other migratory and breeding songbirds.

Grassland Breeding Birds "Peak Preview"

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 7:30am
Description: 

Join FIBA Executive Director Laurie LaFond and avid birder Rich Speidel for a private preview of the 64 acres we’re working to purchase near FIBA’s Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Bird Viewing Area. This is prime habitat for grassland breeding songbirds! Likely sightings include Northern harriers, American kestrels, Eastern meadowlarks, Bobolinks, Savannah sparrows, Red-tailed hawks and dozens more; Grasshopper sparrow and Upland sandpiper possible.