Posts by virginia

Bridge and Trail Closures

Please note the following trails with closed sections as of January 2023. South Bridge (Red): BRIDGE CLOSED – DO NOT ENTER. No access to trails south of bridge from Shady Lane entrance. Enter from Sterley Ave. entrance. No access to trails north of bridge from Sterley Ave. entrance. Enter from Shady Lane main entrance. South Trail (Red): section closed along eastern loop. No thru access, in-and-back only from both ends. East Trail (Red): closed at bridge along northern loop. No thru access, in-and-back only from both...

Read More

Spring Bird Migration

Sunday, April 30, 2023 (7:30 AM) Esopus Creek Conservancy and the John Burroughs Natural History Society are co-sponsoring a guided nature walk through woodlands and wetlands in the Town of Saugerties on Sunday, April 30, 2023.  The first week in May is typically the peak migration period for neotropical birds at this latitude, and early morning is the best time to see and hear recently arrived songbirds in their brilliant spring plumage.  We will explore a variety of ecologically rich habitats to experience this annual rite of spring, identifying birds by sight and sound while...

Read More