HMBC Field Trip reminders- Sat./Sun., Sep. 25th & 26th


Saturday, September 25, NUTTEN HOOK (Columbia county; morning)

Coordinator: Kathy Schneider 518-248-8665 fallline@...

Nutten Hook is part of Stockport Flats, a Hudson River Estuarine Research Reserve site in Columbia County. The area includes the remains of the largest icehouse on the Hudson as well as a loop trail that orders the river for a quarter mile. The return path cuts inland through oak woods, abandoned farmland, and tidal marshes. Bald Eagles and early fall migrants are expected.

Meet at 8:00 AM in the parking area by the pavilion, which is west of the railroad tracks, and the buildings on Ice House Rd. Ice House Rd is off Route 9J in Stuyvesant.  Map and full info at this link:

Sunday, September 26, WOODLAWN PRESERVE (Schenectady County; morning)

Coordinator: TBA & James Taft  twill0526@...

This trip will be geared toward novice birders, but all are welcome.

The Woodlawn Preserve is in the southeast corner of Schenectady County abutting the western edge of the Pine Bush. The area contains a flood control pond, forested sand dunes, and general wetland habitat. Trips in prior years have seen migrating warblers and sparrows. The pond may attract various waterfowl.


Meet at 8:00 AM in front of PetSmart in Mohawk Commons at the corner of State Street and Balltown Road (Balltown Road side). We will caravan the short distance to the Preserve.  Full info and map at this link: