SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks
April 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely
SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks resumed in 2021
IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.”
See monthly schedule for 2021, below.
(If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page)
First and third Saturdays ONLY
Start time: 8:00 a.m.
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)
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 spring, summer, fall and winter bird walks resumed on July 4, 2020! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro lead the walks along the hiking trails at varying locations throughout the area.
Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.
Please Note: 2021 Bird Walks have resumed in compliance with Covid-19 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.
For more information call 717-762-0373 or email us at info@NatureAndCultureInstitute.org.