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Hawk Mountain Events 2010 Autumn Weekend Program Schedule Offered Saturdays and Sundays

Jul 13, 2014 05:02PM ● By Erica Shames

Raptors Up Close

10, Noon, 2 & 4 pm, Outdoor Amphitheater
Held indoors in the event of inclement weather
Through November 21

Native Plant Garden Tours:

Through Oct 8 at 11 & 3 pm, Meet at Garden Gate
Learn more about native plant species and how you can plant flowers, shrubs and trees that help attract and benefit butterflies, birds and beneficial pollinating insect

Name that Raptor

Through Nov 21 at 10 am, Noon & 2 pm
Learn how to identify birds of prey as they pass overhead. Meet at Appalachian Overlook, just a short walk from the trail entrance

Trapping & Tracking

Through Nov 21 at 11:30 am, Laurelwood Niche
Meet our international conservation interns and learn about the tools and technology used to study long-distance migrants. Includes information on satellite and radio telemetry, wingtagging and the importance of counting hawks.

Birding with Binoculars

Through Nov 21 at 9 & 11 am, Laurelwood Niche
Using Hawk Mountain's education binoculars, learn how best to use this important tool and the different features that can help you spot birds of prey faster. This program is ideal for young people before heading to the lookout.

Interpretive Trail Walk

1:30 pm

2010 Autumn Hawkwatch

Daily, Through December 15 at North Lookout
Monarch Migration Celebration
Saturday, September 18 from 10 am-4 pm
Trail fee applies for Non-member

The Eagle Watchers

Saturday, September 18 at 5 pm
Visitor Center

Children's Raptor ID Workshop

Sunday, September 19 from 10 am-1:30 pm
$10 Members, $20 Non-Members
Limited to 10 children ages 8 to 12
Advance registration is required: call 610-756-6961

Mushroom ID Workshop with Joe Lankalis

Sunday, September 19 at 2 pm
The Common Room
$5 Members, $10 Non-Members
Limited to 15 participants
Advance registration required, call 610-756-6961

Hawk Mountain Art Show at Cabelas

Sat & Sun, September 25-26
10 am-5 pm, Cabela's; Located in Deer Country exhibit

Hawk Mountain: The World's First Raptor Sanctuary

Saturday, October 2
Presentations at Noon & 3 pm

Meet the Fall Forest

Saturday, October 2 from 1-2:30 pm
Limited to first 12 who sign up in the Visitor Center on day of event
Trail fee applies. Pay trail fee when you sign up.

Raptor ID Workshop

Sunday, October 3
10 am to 1:30 pm
$10 Members, $20 Non-Members
Ages 12 and over. Limited to 12. Registration required. 610-756-6961


Saturday, October 30
Trail fee applie

Golden Eagle Saturday

Saturday, November 13
Trail fee applies for those who walk to scenic overlook

Holiday Open House

"Black Friday", November 26
Trail fee applies. Children are free.
No extra fees for activities
10 am-4 pm

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