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Upcoming March Nature Walks York County Parks

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March 07, 2019
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host three Nature Walks during the month of March 2019.  
 
On Sunday, March 17, join us for an “Early Amphibians Nature Walk”.  Explore our wetland habitats for signs of early spring amphibian activity with parks naturalist Kelsey Frey.  American toads, spring peepers, and wood frogs can often be observed in early spring at Nixon Park.  If the weather is right, we may see egg masses, tadpoles, or even hear frogs singing! No fee, no registration required. Walk will be held at Nixon Park from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  
 
On Sunday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. join us for a “Spring Bird Migration Walk”.  Join parks naturalist Andrew Wolfgang for a 1.2 mile hilly walk in search of early spring migrants such as palm warblers, yellow-rumped warblers, kinglets, blackbirds, woodpeckers, and northbound raptors.  This walk will be held at Rocky Ridge County Park. Park in the back corner of Oak Timbers Lot close to the powerline.  No fee, register at 717-428-1961.
 
On Sunday, March 31, from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. join us “Sign of Spring Nature Walk” at Nixon Park.  Hunt for the first buds, leaves, and flowers. Search and explore for signs of animals coming out of hibernation and returning from migration with naturalist Rachel Albright.  This family exploration will examine fields, woods, and wetland habitats so wear your hiking boots.  For ages six and up. No fee, no registration required.  
 
 
 


For information on this and other programs, go to yorkcountyparks.org.
Contact: 
Francis Velazquez, 717-428-1961, FAVelazquez@yorkcountypa.gov