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.
Event: WCAS Virtual Field Trip September 1-30, 2020
Dates: September 1-30, 2020
Location: Lake Isaac (Lake Isaac Trail or Lake to Lake Trail), Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 Map
Directions and Parking: Park at the Lake to Lake Trailhead on Big Creek Parkway and enjoy the view from the parking area. If you want more, you can hike the 2.4-mile Lake to Lake Trail to Lake Abram on Eastland Rd. or you can hike the 1.2-mile Lake Isaac Trail loop. Trail access is to the right (north) of the parking area. The Lake Isaac Trail branches to the left after you cross the bridge. Google Maps: Lake to Lake Trailhead Parking
Featured Bird Species: Fall warblers (e.g., Magnolia Warbler, Bay-breasted Warbler) (late September), Great Blue Heron, and waterfowl (e.g., Mallard)
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. (Watch the video below!)
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.
The September Virtual Field Trip meet up is Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the WCAS Virtual Conference Center to meet fellow birders, ask questions, and share experiences.
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ABOUT VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS with Michelle Brosius, Director-at-Large and Field Trip Co-Coordinator, WCAS.
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