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Hawk Watch Drop-In at Minnewaska

Saturday, September 18, 2021 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Each Fall, thousands of raptors, including eagles, hawks, and falcons, migrate over the Shawangunk Mountains on the way to their wintering grounds. Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, at the Beacon Hill picnic area, for a drop-in program to watch for migrating raptors. This area is off the Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, on the east side of Lake Minnewaska, next to the southern end of the Beacon Hill Footpath trailhead. There will be an information table set up for those who want to learn more about these amazing animals. And, for those wanting a closer view of these stunning birds, we'll have a spotting scope to look through and binoculars to borrow. This program will be cancelled in the event of rain. All unvaccinated participants are encouraged to wear face coverings and keep a minimum six-foot distance away from others who are not part of their immediate household. Additionally, all unvaccinated visitors should wear a mask when inside buildings. This is a drop-in program and pre-registration is NOT required.

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