January Field Trips


First Day Hike in Nescopeck State Park

Leader: John Jakoby

When: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! During this hectic time of year, take a few hours to relax and get some exercise walking through the various habitat zones within this scenic area at the edge of Drums. Dress appropriately for this hike, and bring water, a snack, and binoculars if you have them.

Register by calling the park at 570-403-2006 or online at http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/. **Be sure to register for the correct state park.**

Meet at 1:00 P.M. at the Visitor Center in Nescopeck State Park.

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Birding in the Kirby Park Natural Area

No Registration Required

Leader: John Dickinson

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020; 8:00 am

Meet in the Nesbitt Park boat launch parking lot, which can be reached by turning onto First Ave from Pierce Street in Kingston. From Wilkes-Barre, First Ave is the first right-hand turn after the Veterans Memorial Bridge (a.k.a. Pierce Street bridge; North Street bridge). From Kingston, First Ave is the last left-hand turn before the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Drive over the levee and follow the road to the parking lot near the Market Street Bridge.

With a species list totaling some 160, we never know what surprises might await us. Join us to see what birds are in the Park.

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