Past Events & Trips

Birding the Washington County Grasslands!

Date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00am
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Description: 

Join Friends of the IBA Executive Director Laurie LaFond and avid birder Bo Harris to see what’s happening in the IBA!  We’ll visit FIBA's Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Bird Viewing Area and take a private tour of 64 acres of critical habitat we’re working to purchase. We’ll also visit NYSDEC’s Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and other prime birding sites nearby. Likely sightings include Northern harriers, kestrels, bluebirds, hawks, migrating warblers and dozens of other species!

Mysterious Owls of Washington County

Date: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Description: 

HEBRON  Short-eared owls are endangered in New York State.  Join the Hebron Preservation Society on Thursday, July 13, to learn about these mysterious owls, their behavior and what you can do to help.  Presented by Laurie LaFond, founder and Executive Director of Friends of the IBA.   

Washington County Grasslands Bird Walk & Tour

Date: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 7:30am
Location: 
Fort Edward, NY
Description: 

Join Friends of the IBA Director Laurie LaFond and avid birder Rich Speidel to see and learn about grassland breeding birds! 

Spring Birding Celebration

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 7:30am
Location: 
Greenwich, NY
Description: 

Join FIBA Director Laurie LaFond and avid birder Bo Harris for a guided walk at the peak of bird migration!

Winter Raptor Fest

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Washington County Fairgrounds
392 Old Schuylerville Road
Greenwich, NY 12834
Description: 

SEE Live owls, hawks and falcons in flight! MEET the birds up close! LEARN about endangered Short-eared Owls and dozens of other owls, hawks and falcons!

Winter Raptor Fest

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Washington County Fairgrounds
392 Old Schuylerville Road
Greenwich, NY 12834
Description: 

SEE Live owls, hawks and falcons in flight! MEET the birds up close! LEARN about endangered Short-eared Owls and dozens of other owls, hawks and falcons!

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