Hills Creek State Park Spring Bird Walks. Our spring bird walks are in full swing, participation has been very good, and we are seeing a lot of birds -- last Saturday's April-19 walk resulted in 37 species, including some early warblers (pine and yellow-rumped), a broad-winged hawk, a brown thrasher, a horned grebe, and three bald eagles. The walks take place every Saturday in April and May and start at 8:00 AM at the park office. Birders of all levels and people just interested in birds are welcome and bound to see something of interest. There is no charge and preregistration is not required. Just show up at the park office. The weather is often very cold and blustery during the first few walks of the season, so be prepared and dress warmly. The walks generally take about two hours and cover about a milie and half. Participants should wear appropriate shoes and bring binoculars.
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Meetings are held September through May on the third Wednesday of each month at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center on 134 Main Street next to the Green Free Library in Wellsboro. A board meeting takes place at 6:30, and the general meeting is at 7:30; all are welcome.
(Updated May 19, 2014.)
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