Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 02/16/2013, 02/17/2013, 02/18/2013

    Backyard Bird Count
    Location: Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Susanne Norris Contact Phone Number: 845-229-0174

16th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

Participate in the nation-wide bird count right in FDR's back yard - Presidents' Day Weekend, February 16, 17 & 18, 2013!

FDR was an avid bird watcher and you can count some of the same varieties of birds he observed at his Springwood home. Join NPS Education Volunteer Paul Adams in this free family-oriented, fun event.

  • Saturday,  February 16th-- Meet at the new Roosevelt Farm Lane Trailhead on Rt. 9
  • Sunday, February 17th--Meet at the Vanderbilt Visitor Center
  • Monday, February 18th, Presidents Day - Meet at the Wallace Visitor and Education Center

All programs are from 9:00am-12:00pm

Dress appropriately for the weather. Bring binoculars, snowshoes if you have them & snack.

For reservations, please call 845-486-1966.
For more information, please contact Susanne Norris at 845-229-0174.

For more information on the Great Backyard Bird Count go to:http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc

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