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Spring Nature Fling-NPS: Hawks Nest

May 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

A warbler walk.

Early April through mid-May 2022 in Southern West Virginia celebrates the glories of spring in Appalachia from the rim of the gorge to the river! Explore the area’s natural diversity and contribute as a citizen scientist at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Tamarack Marketplace, Beckley Art Center, and the state parks of Babcock, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield, Hawks Nest, Pipestem Resort, and Twin Falls Resort.

All programs are FREE unless noted. Some programs require reservations. Social distancing and current health protocols will be practiced during all event activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring water and wear sturdy walking shoes for guided walks. Snacks, binoculars, a hand lens, field guides, a favorite smart device pre-loaded with nature apps, and a camera are also useful.

May 14, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Warbler Walk at Hawks Nest State Park
Meet at the Overlook Trail parking lot at Hawks Nest State Park, WV. Join Cerulean and Golden-winged warbler biologists Emily Reasor and Katie Fernald on a 1.5-mile birding walk on the trails in the Hawks Nest Overlook Trail area. Take a deep dive in discussions about warbler biology and improvements individuals can make to enhance habitat on their own land on this leisurely hike. Plan on about two hours of outdoor discovery. This activity is a birdwatchers (novice or advanced) opportunity to hear songbirds and see as many in our deciduous forests with tall trees.

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May 14, 2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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