September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Migration Fest @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Activities include:
  • Field trip to the Bake Oven Knob Hawk Watch to observe migrating birds along the Kittatinny Ridge
  • Live reptile/amphibian and monarch butterfly programs
  • Guided nature walks and programs on the Lehigh Gap Wildlife Refuge
  • Partner organizations providing information on the natural and cultural heritage of the Lehigh Gap and Kittatinny Ridge
  • Artisans selling and demonstrating their crafts
  • Crafts for children

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:30/9:00 a.m. — Hawk watching at Bake Oven Knob (meet at Osprey House at 8:30 a.m. or at the Bake Oven Knob parking lot at 9:00 a.m.)
  • 9:00 a.m. — Bird walk for beginners and families (meet on the front porch of the Osprey House; binoculars provided)
  • Noon — Ecology scavenger hunt and iNaturalist workshop (hike on the D&L Trail)
  • 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. — Insect safari and monarch butterfly tagging (meet on the front porch of the Osprey House; butterfly nets provided)
  • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. — Family-friendly exhibits and activities at the Osprey House
    • Hawk ID and monarch butterfly information in the Great Hall
    • Crafts in the Osprey House
    • Hands-on live reptile and amphibian display on the porch
    • River Days/watershed exhibit on the porch
    • Ecology and history information/displays in the Great Hall