Event Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Event Time: 10:00 AM - to 3:00 PM
We invite you to celebrate the ecology of the Lehigh Gap and to experience the marvel of autumn animal migration at Migration Fest, a FREE, family-friendly event!
10:00 am — Family Bird Walk. Join us for a beginner bird walk around the Osprey House! Binoculars will be provided.
11:00 am — Insect Safari and Monarch Butterfly Tagging. Search for butterflies and other insects in the gardens and meadows around the Nature Center! Tag monarch butterflies to help scientists better understand the mysteries of butterfly migration. Insect nets will be provided.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm — Live Music by Dave Husic and Jeff Norman on the front porch of the Osprey House!
1:00 pm — Live Bird Presentation. Enjoy a presentation on migratory birds with Wildlands Conservancy!
2:00 pm — Autumn Migration Nature Walk. Discover migratory animals as they make their journey along the Kittatinny Ridge! Binoculars and insect nets will be provided.
– Exhibits on bird and butterfly migration, birds of prey, watersheds, and more! Submit your photography for our photo exhibition here.
– Hawk counting with the Bake Oven Knob Hawk Count Intern
– Monarch butterfly tagging
– Artisans selling and demonstrating their crafts
– Activities for families
– Table set up by Delaware River Shad Fishermen’s Association
– Local Food Truck: Chino’s Place from Zionsville, PA
– Native Plant Swap outside on side deck – check Facebook page here for details