Past Events & Trips

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!

Owl Watch & Winter Raptor Viewing

Date: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:30pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Description: 

Short-eared owls flock to Washington County Grasslands! Grab your binoculars and head out to the Washington County Grasslands with Friends of the IBA Director Laurie LaFond & Field Trip Leader Rich Speidel to look for Short-eared owls and other wintering raptors.

Annual “Raptor Watch”

Date: 
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 
Greenwich
Description: 

Join Battenkill Conservancy annual Eagle Watch turned "Raptor Watch" & Field Photography Workshop with popular wildlife photographer Gordon Ellmers and resident eagle expert & enthusiast Ron Renoni, Friends of the IBA Board Member. Be prepared for tips on habitat, nesting and photographing these magnificent raptors. Group meets in Kmart parking lot off State Rt 29 in Greenwich at 10am.

Mysterious Owls of the Washington County Grasslands

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Crandall Library, Glens Falls
Description: 

A flock of Short-eared owls hunting an uncut field in front of you is a sight you never forget! Dan Albano and Laurie LaFond take you on a journey into Short-eared owl behavior and ecology with an update on their status in North America. These mysterious owls are declining across their historic range as they face increasing threats to their survival. Flocks of 40 - 50 owls were once a common sight in grasslands across New York. Now, they hover on the brink of extinction... 

Owl Watch & Winter Raptor Viewing

Date: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:30pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Description: 

Short-eared owls flock to Washington County Grasslands! Grab your binoculars and head out to the Washington County Grasslands with Friends of the IBA Director Laurie LaFond & Field Trip Leader Rich Speidel to look for Short-eared owls and other wintering raptors.

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