NNY Audubon rep to lead bird walk through Massawepie Mire Oct. 2
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 6:28 am

COLTON – Joan Collins of Northern New York Audubon will lead a bird walk through Massawepie Mire Saturday, Oct. 2 beginning at 8 p.m. at the Boy Scout sign on Rt. 3.

Participants will hike two miles round trip on the Mountaineer Trail around Massawepie Lake to observe boreal birds and later migrants.

An optional hike on the old railroad bed (now a dirt road) through Massawepie Mire (the largest bog—actually a fen—in New York State) will follow.

In case of rain, the field trip will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3.

To register, contact Joan at (518) 624-5528 or Joan.Collins@Frontier.com.