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January 2016

Spring Migration Warbler Walk

May 14, 2016

Led by John Haas, author of "A Birding Guide to Sullivan County," 8am. Basha Kill is alive with returning birds in their brightest plumage in May. Warblers, orioles, and grosbeaks. Meet at Haven Road, off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Bring binoculars. Two hours. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0240

Hike to Gobbler's Knob

April 17, 2016

Join naturalist Mike Medley to enjoy views from beautiful Shawangunk Ridge, 10 am. Hike gains 450 vertical feet from start to almost 1,000 foot high Knob. Sturdy shoes; bring water. Two hours. Meet at Indian Orchard Rd. fishing platform. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

35th Annual Basha Kill Clean-Up

April 16, 2016

Registration, 9:30-10am; meet at DEC parking lot on Haven Rd., off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Clean-up 10am-noon. Free picnic lunch, bring chair. Door prizes. Rid wetland of debris. Garbage bags provided. Wear boots, work gloves, insect repellent. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Paula Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Star Walk

April 9, 2016

See the beauty of the heavens reflected in the calm waters of the Basha Kill, 8pm. Event very dependent on clear skies. Weather permitting, meet at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Bob Fiore
Contact Phone #: 
845/498-9001

Nature Watch Training

April 2, 2016

Become Basha Kill Area Association volunteer at Church Hall, Community Church, 134 Sullivan St., 9:30am–noon. Training to learn about birds like eagles, ospreys and more so you can talk to visitors. Serve three shifts of three hours each on Saturdays or Sundays from April 16-June 19. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
Maryallison Farley
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0261

Early Spring Waterfowl Migration

March 26, 2016

The Basha Kill is known for wide variety of bird species at migration. Meet at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro, at 8am. Bring binoculars / scope, boots helpful. Early ducks, geese, mergansers; additional species. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

For More Information: 
John Haas
Contact Phone #: 
845/888-0240

Auditions for musical

January 26, 2016
January 27, 2016

Auditions for the musical based on E.L. Doctorow's novel "Ragtime" will be Tuesday-Wednesday at SUNY Sullivan's Seelig Theatre, 6-9pm. Callbacks will be January 28, from 6-9pm. Please prepare 16 bars of a song from a contemporary musical and be prepared to move/dance. The script and soundtrack can be found by searching Google.

For More Information: 
Jessica Barkl
Contact Phone #: 
505/270-6220