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Make it Count for the Birds

Make it Count for the Birds
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
405 Corry St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387 [map it]
FREE EVENT

Our annual birdwatching marathon, with free hikes scheduled throughout the day. An all day event raising funds for the Glen.

Make it Count for the Birds

Our annual birdwatching marathon, with free hikes scheduled throughout the day

Join us as we raise funds in support of Glen Helen land restoration activities, and discover how many bird species can be found in the Glen in one 24-hour period! You can “Make it Count for the Birds” from the comfort of your home by offering a per-species or lump-sum donation. Contact tclevenger@glenhelen.org for more info.
5:30 am: Dawn Chorus along the Little Miami: Greet the dawn and hear the forest awaken with song. MEETING SPOT: Grinnell Mill, 3536 Bryan Park Rd.
8:30 am: Woodland Bird Walk: We expect fifty species or more on this two-hour hike. MEETING SPOT: Trailside Museum
8:30 am: Pine Forest Walk: Migratory songbirds, with occasional sightings of unusual finds like the colorful pine warbler. MEETING SPOT: Horace Mann Meadow, Bryan Park Rd., just south of John Bryan St Park entrance
12 pm: Tally Rally: Birders share what they’ve found (and what they’ve missed). Nosh on complimentary snacks and coffee. LOCATION: Trailside Museum
12:30 pm: The Homestead Walk: The sparsely visited area of the South Glen is home to a recently restored wetland. MEETING SPOT: The far end of West Jacoby Rd. (Access from Rt. 68)
12:30 pm: South Glen Wetlands: The slope wetlands and cattail marsh of the South Glen present a wholly different habitat than that of the North Glen. MEETING SPOT: Greene County Boat Launch at the end of East Jacoby Rd. (Access from Clifton Rd.)
3:30 pm: Prairie and River Walk: We’ll walk through the South Glen along the Little Miami. Expect orioles, finches, swallows, and warblers. MEETING SPOT: The Little Miami Bridge on Grinnell Rd.
7 pm: Evening Tally Rally: Join our birders for the evening species count. LOCATION: Trailside Museum

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    Glen Helen Nature Preserve
    405 Corry St.
    Yellow Springs, OH 45387
    [Get Map]
    Call: 937-769-1902
    Glen Helen is a 1,000-acre nature preserve of woods, waterways, prairies, and fields, laced with 25 miles of trails. The grounds are open daily, dawn to dusk.

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