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The mission of the Friends of the Wissahickon is to preserve the natural beauty and wildness of the Wissahickon Valley and stimulate public interest therein.

Birding Hike with Ruth Pfeffer

May 10, 2014
8:00 am
Meet at the intersection of Bell's Mill Road and Forbidden Drive

Join us for a special birding hike to kick off our year-long 90th Anniversary Celebration. Ruth Pfeffer is an expert birder, photographer, and owner of Birding with Ruth. She has been leading birding expeditions in the U.S. and abroad since the 1990s. Bring binoculars, camera, and a bird book, if you have one.  Her thrilling bird calls and beautiful photographs are hallmarks of her presentations. Ruth currently teaches courses for North Penn Continuing Education, Morris Arboretum and Montgomery County Community College. She is a sponsor of Eco-Artfest at Abington Art Center.

To register for this hike click here. 

Unless otherwise noted, hikes use rocky, rugged trails that may be wet, slippery, or steep. Registration is required, and always recommended so that you can informed if there are changes. Please wear sturdy, protective shoes or boots and bring water/snacks if you desire. Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks. Unless otherwise noted, Children over the age of seven are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Walks are cancelled in the event of heavy rain or ice.  Contact marley@fow.org for more information.

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