Bird Walks on the Preserves
Binky Lee Preserve |
April 27, 2023 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Natural Lands’ Binky Lee Preserve is the perfect place to spot a wondrous assortment of resident and migratory birds. Join Natural Lands’ Mike Coll for a spring morning bird walk at this picturesque property.
These habitats provide resources for a variety of species, including raptors, woodpeckers, sparrows, kinglets, and more. Can’t attend this one?
- Wednesday, April 26, ChesLen Preserve | Coatesville
- Saturday, April 29, Sadsbury Woods Preserve | Coatesville
- Tuesday, May 2, Willisbrook Preserve | Malvern
- Tuesday, May 9, Green Hills Preserve | Mohnton
- Thursday, May 11, Saunders Woods Preserve | Gladwyne
- Tuesday, May 16, Sadsbury Woods Preserve | Coatesville
- Thursday, May 18, Hildacy Preserve | Media
- Thursday, May 25, Gwynedd Preserve | North Wales
Binky Lee Preserve is an expanse of former agricultural land that is being converted back to natural woodlands and meadows. Returning the land to nature actually requires a great deal of care and skill. For more than two decades, we’ve employed a range of restoration techniques to improve these habitats so plants and wildlife can thrive, and for people to enjoy.
More than 10,000 native trees have been planted on the preserve—a process known as afforestation—in an effort to expand the wooded areas. In other sections of the preserve, by not mowing we allow them to return to woodlands on their own. While it won’t happen overnight—and we’ll need to try to mitigate the impact of deer and invasive plants—these trees will eventually and provide critical forest habitat for wildlife.
- Meet at the red Natural Lands kiosk near the parking lot.
- Birders of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome.
- Be prepared to walk a few miles on uneven terrain.
- Bring water bottle and binoculars.
- Please leave your four-legged friends at home.
- Questions about locations or parking: email Mike Coll at email@example.com or call 267-625-1725
Help us all stay safe:
- If you are sick, please stay home.
- CDC recommends that people who are not fully vaccinated wear a mask in crowded outdoor settings or during activities that involve sustained close contact with other people. Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask in crowded outdoor settings, especially if they or someone in their household is immunocompromised.
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