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Fort River Refuge

October 24, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The entire Fort River Trail is fully accessible, including boardwalks, and has occasional benches for resting.  Meet George Regmund (413-255-0628) in the lower parking lot at the Refuge to look for late fall migrants.  (E/M)

Turners Falls Halloween Birding Trip

October 28, 2018

7:15 am - 5:00 pm

Join Josh Rose as he leads his annual trip to Satan’s Kingdom, Hell’s Kitchen, and other birding spots in the areas of Northfield to Turners Falls in his annual trek through the northern Connecticut River Valley.  Meet in the parking area for the Turners Falls Power Canal.  Please email Josh ([email protected]) to register.  (E/M)

Dead Creek WMA and Lake Champlain Valley

November 3, 2018

5:25 am - 6:00 pm

Join Mike Locher (413-585-5864 or mlocher at yahoo dot com) as he tries once again to find a Ross’ Goose among the hundreds of Snow Geese at their premier staging area in New England.  After the geese, he’ll look for raptors in the fields and ducks on Lake Champlain.  Dress warmly and bring lunch.  Meet in Northampton at the Stop & Shop at 5:25 a.m. for carpooling.  (E/M)

Berkshire Lakes Donut Run

November 4, 2018

6:20 am - 4:00 pm

Join Tom Gagnon (413-584-6353) on this all day, easy trip to look for ducks, loons, and donuts!  Please meet at Northampton Stop & Shop at 6:20 a.m.  We will leave at 6:30 a.m. sharp and return about 4 p.m.  Carpool if possible.  Registration required.  (E)

Fort River Refuge

November 10, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The entire Fort River Trail is fully accessible, including boardwalks, and has occasional benches for resting.  Meet George Regmund (413-255-0628) in the lower parking lot at the Refuge to look for late fall migrants and early winter birds.  (E/M)

Fort River Refuge

November 14, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The entire Fort River Trail is fully accessible, including boardwalks, and has occasional benches for resting.  Meet George Regmund (413-255-0628) in the lower parking lot at the Refuge to look for late fall migrants and early winter birds.  (E/M)

Fort River Refuge

December 8, 2018

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The entire Fort River Trail is fully accessible, including boardwalks, and has occasional benches for resting.  Meet George Regmund (413-255-0628) in the lower parking lot at the Refuge to get ready for the Christmas Bird Count.  (E/M)

Moran and Peru WMAs

December 9, 2018

7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join Mike Locher for three-quarters of a day as he visits the most boreal habitat in Western Massachusetts looking for Northern Shrikes and hoping for an early winter finch eruption.  Get warmed up for the CBC!  Dress for the weather and choose footwear wisely; snowshoes may be useful.  Lunch options are scanty, so you may want to pack something to eat.  Contact Mike (413-585-5864 or mlocher at yahoo dot com) to register and for further information.  Meet at the NORTHAMPTON Stop & Shop.  (M/S)

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