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Summer Camp at Honey Hollow
Campers and Counselors take a hike this week at
Honey Hollow during Summer Camp!

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This yellow warbler was seen on a recent bird watching walk at Honey Hollow
Photo courtesy of Doris Rafaeli

Guided Bird Walks Resume on September 5

Bird walks begin on Saturday, September 5 at 8:00am and run every Saturday through June.  Walks are led by a knowledgeable leader and are open to birders of all ages and abilities. Please meet in front of the visitor center to set out on a leisurely 1 to 1 1/2 hour walk.  Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from our center.

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SAVE THE DATE: 

Trinity Autumn House Tour
October 17, 2015

10am to 4pm

Visit website to purchase tickets

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VIEW OF BARN ON THE 2015 TOUR
Photo courtesy Carol Ross Photography

Art of the Barn Tour & Show
Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2015 tour a huge success! 



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Help bring back the monarch butterfly!  Suspend mowing of field and meadows until after September 30 to allow monarchs to hatch and fly.

Help Bring Monarch Butterflies Back in Huge Numbers:  Plant Milkweed!

Monarch Facts

Monarch Internet Resources

Cultivating Milkweed

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Gloria Kosco created the dedication plaque in memory of Phil Eiseman

A lasting tribute to Phil Eiseman
Art designed by Gloria Kosco

 

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Schedule of Summer Events


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Click here to open our late summer newsletter - The Wing Beat

Click here to open the Fall Calendar of Events
Enjoy the remaining days of summer!  Be sure to pause and gaze at the beauty of nature all around us.


Praying Mantis considers his/her next meal at the Honey Hollow Environmental Educaiton Center in August 2015

Praying Mantis considers his/her next meal at Honey Hollow
Photo courtesy of Marissa Farra


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BCAS Members Fall Bird Watching Trip!
Ducks on the water - Photo courtesy of Doris Rafaeli
Photo courtesy of Doris Rafaeli

Sunday, September 27, 2015

CLICK HERE FOR FLIER!

The Second in a Series of Birding Trips

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Get Ready, Get Set:  Fall Pre-school Explorers Program Begins on Thursday September 17
1:00- 2:30pm
Register Today!

 

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 Children enjoying a science program at Honey Hollow - Fall 2014
Bucks County Audubon Society expands the possibilities for children of all ages.

Schedule a field trip or a visit with your school or civic group today!
Call 215-297-5880 for details!

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Bucks County Audubon Society opens the New Sunday Speaker Series on
Sunday, September 6, 2:00pm at Delaware Valley University
Life Sciences Building. Ample parking in lot near building.  Enter university near New Britain Road
This free series engages the greater Bucks County community in the
intricate ecosystems all around us.

Barnegat Bay in September 2014 - Learn more at DelVal University on Septembwer 6 at 2pm

Barrier Islands protect the mainland from storms and perform
critical functions for plants, animals, and birds.


Sunday Speaker Series at Delaware Valley University
Life Sciences Building, Doylestown

* Sunday, September 6 at 2:00pm - Guest Speaker, Dr. John C. Mertz
Topic: Secrets of the Barrier Islands

Ever wonder how sand dunes are formed?  What holds them together?
What influence do they have on the flora living behind them?  Join us for the program
and learn more about this intriguing environment.

HEN OF THE wOODS IS ONE OF THE MUSHROOMS WE WILL LEARN ABOUT IN OCTOBER!

*Sunday, October 4 at 2:00pm - Guest Speaker, Dr. Bortnick and Laura Weishaupt
Topic: Fungi: A Force in the Ecosytem

Learn about the lives of different kinds of fungi and the roles they play in natural ecosystems.
Dr. Richard Bortnick is resident Mycologist at Delaware Valley University
Laura Weishaupt will also be a presenter.  

 

Then in a twist on "Field to Table, BCAS invites guests to a Marvelous Mushroom event at Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center on Saturday, October 24 at 3:30pm. Botanist/Mycologist/Author Marion Kyde will lead a walk to identify fungi. Registration for the walk is essential, as it is limited to 12 participants.  The event's finale will be a seasonal mushroom tasting with wine held at 4:30pm.  Samples courtesy of Mainly Mushrooms, LLC.  For more details click here

Call 215-297-5880 to register for the walk or sign up via e-mail.

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Osprey in flight - Photo taken along the Delaware River in Southern Bucks County

Osprey in Flight

Evening Bird Walk Along the Delaware

Lumberville, PA

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Gather starting at 5:30pm in the parking lot of the 1740 House, 3690 River Road, Lumberville, PA 18933

Bird walk leaves at 6:00pm - Bring binoculars for better viewing

Gather after walk at the 1740 House for drinks and appetizers(Pay as you go bar) 
Please register by September 12 by sending an email to Bob - click here

Rain date:  Wednesday, September 23

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Transformational Design:  Adapting Barns and Historic Structures for Future Use
with Moira McClintock, Partner of Ford 3 Architects, LLC


Moira McClintock, AIA is the guest speaker for the opening lecture on Friday, July 10 at 6:30pm

Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) thanks Moira McClintock, AIA, Partner at Ford 3 Architects for her excellent lecture on July 10.  .  
Moira’s passion for art, education and architecture are in her DNA.  Moira earned her Bachelor’s in Architecture
from Cornell University, New York and then studied abroad.  A registered architect in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and
New York, prior to founding Ford 3, Moira worked with Allan Greenberg, Architect in Washington, DC; Ferguson,
Shamamian and Rattner in New York and Ford Farewell Mills and Gatsch.

Moira McClintock reviewed how adaptive re-use gives older buildings a meaningful second (or third!) life.
Through case studies, Moira shared case studies and different design approaches and common challenges
encountered when rejuvenating historic structures. Moira has a lifelong commitment to the role of historic preservation in
maintaining our built environment. 

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Allan Brady Youth Birding Series introduces young people to the fun of bird watching and bird conservation!



 The Alan Brady Youth Birding Series has been established by Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS)
to engage young people in birding through active participation. Everyone interested in donating to this project may do
so by check payable to BCAS, with Alan Brady Youth Birding Series in the memo line.  Donations are tax deductible.
Mail to Bucks County Audubon Society, 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope, PA 18938.

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