SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks – The Institute
Saturday April 3rd * 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) resumed in 2021.
IMPORTANT: Locations for the SOAR bird walks will now vary, effective immediately.
The walks will occur at different natural areas throughout the local region. (see below)
First and third Saturdays ONLY
Please print, sign and bring the Guidelines Waiver form along with you to the walk.
After a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks have resumed.
Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at varying locations throughout the summer, fall and winter.
Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.
Please Note: 2021 Bird Walks are conducted in compliance with Covid-19 safety guidelines, including:
• Groups no larger than 12
• Participants will sign in & complete a waiver/contact form (available HERE)
• Social distancing must be practiced
• Face masks are mandatory at all times, even when appropriately distanced, until further notice.
January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot)
February: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot)
March: Caledonia State Park (meet at park office)
April: Pine Hill Recreation Area (meet in parking lot)
May: Conococheague Institute (meet at visitor center)
June: Gettysburg National Battlefield (meet at Virginia monument)
July: Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve (meet in parking lot)
August: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot)
September: Caledonia State Park (meet at park office)
October: Renfrew Park (meet in lower parking lot off Welty Rd.)
November: Conococheague Institute (meet at visitor center)
December: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot)