LAND TRUST BIRDS AND BREAKFAST MAY 19
"BIRDS OF JEFFERSON" EVENT
(photo by Barb Palmer)
The Schoharie Land Trust has scheduled a Birds and Breakfast event for Sun., May 19 at its Paulson Preserve property in Jefferson, Schoharie County.
A guided walk through the preserve’s varied habitats to see spring migrants and nesting birds will begin at 8 a.m. The walk will last approximately two hours and include some uneven terrain and moderate climbs.
Located in the towns of Jefferson and Summit in Schoharie Co., the Paulson Preserve encompasses 342 acres of land donated to the Land Trust in 1997 by Liselotte Paulson.
Following the walk, interested participants will travel to Buck Hill Farm in Jefferson for brunch.
To reach the preserve, take State Rte. 10 onto Peraglie Rd., 4.5 miles south of Summit and 4 miles north of Jefferson. Turn left on Rum Hill Rd.--parking is about one mile at the endof the road. For further information, call 607-652-2162.
Also, the Jefferson Historical Society is presenting a "Birds of Jefferson" event at Judd Hall (former Masonic Hall) on Main St. in Jefferson. The opening of an exhibit by local photographer Barb Palmer of bird species found in Jefferson will start at 12 noon and continue until 3 p.m. At 12:30 p.m., Andy Mason, co-President of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc., will present a program focusing on the brightly colored spring birds returning at this time of year.
The photography exhibit will also be open on May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.