WCAS invites birders to bird at a monthly designated field trip location, share stories to a public digital scrapbook, and participate in online community meet ups.
WCAS Field Trips 2020
Event: Virtual Field Trip December 2020
Dates: December 1- 31, 2020
Location: Sandy Ridge Reservation, 6195 Otten Rd, North Ridgeville, OH 44039 Map
Featured Bird Species: American Tree Sparrow, Waterfowl (e.g., Trumpeter Swan, American Black Duck)
Description: Sandy Ridge Reservation is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily in the winter and offers two miles of crushed stone trail that will take you through a pristine wetland area. An observation mound also offers a view of the marsh from above. This is a scenic wetlands area for bird-watching, plus visitor center & garden for butterflies & hummingbirds.
Parking: There is ample parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Nature Center building. The Center has public restrooms, is wheelchair accessible and from the parking lot, the location is good for kids.
Bird Walk Leader: Michelle Brosius, Director-at-Large and Field Trip Co-Coordinator, WCAS, invites birders to bird at a monthly designated field trip location and share stories to a public digital scrapbook.
How To Contribute to the Scrapbook: During visits, attendees are encouraged to take photographs, draw a picture or create art inspired by what is seen, tally identified species, write down thoughts, create a poem, a Haiku, questions or curiosities about the target species or anything encountered at the location, i.e., bird, plant, butterfly, etc., or anything to do with the experience of visiting the public space. Contributions will be published to the WCAudubon.org website and shared on social media.
Community Meet-Up: Plan to attend the Community Meet Up. This is a chance to meet fellow birders, ask questions, and share experiences presenting the month's digital scrapbook. (Check out the Virtual Field Trip Community Scrapbook to Bath Nature Preserve July 2020.) Plan to attend Wednesday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., at the WCAS Virtual Conference Center.
Sign Up for WCAS Email Updates and Follow the Virtual Field Trip December 2020 Facebook Event Page to connect and get tickets!
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