Programs & Events

Mountain Birding Weekend

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
May. 15, 2015 | Friday, 9:00am
Multiple Times: 
Friday, May 15 (9:00am) - Sunday, May 17, 2015 (7:00pm)
minimum age 14 (minors must be accompanied by a registered adult)
Location: In the Field - Meet at Prairie Ridge, travel by Museum bus to field sites.
$65 ($55 for Friends of Museum) Fee covers travel and instruction. Participants pay for meals and lodging.

Wear your hiking boots and bring your binoculars for a weekend of birding in the northern Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina with the Museum’s research staff.  We will visit Moses Cone and Julian Price National Parks, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Snake and Rich Mountain area north of Boone, and other areas as time permits.  For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats.

Activity Level: Easy to Moderate
Leaders: John Gerwin, Museum ornithologist, & Jerry Reynolds & Martha Fisk, Museum Educators
Registration information: Registration required. Fill out online, print and mail the Museum’s Registration Form and Health Form with payment.  Registration deadline is two weeks prior to trip start date.  Trips failing to reach the minimum registration numbers by the deadline date may be canceled.  Please call to check on trip status if interested in registering after the deadline. Fee covers travel and instruction.  Participants pay for meals & lodging

For more information contact Debbie Huston at 919.707.9840 or