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Birding at the Norristown Farm Park
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Sun, Apr 29, 2012, 8am - 11am
Tickets: Members: $25; Non-members: $30
One of the most unique parks in the Pennsylvania state park system, the Norristown Farm Park is a working farm in continuous use since colonial times. Located close to the Arboretum, just north of Norristown, the 690-acre park provides great habitat diversity for birding with over 170 species recorded. We will bird in a variety of habitats including woods, wetlands, agricultural fields, and the floodplain along a stream. There are historic buildings on the property, the earliest dating from 1764. One of the last undeveloped areas in Montgomery County, Norristown Farm Park is actively farmed. and a great place for birding. Bring binoculars. We will meet at the Norristown Farm Park's Visitors Center. There is currently one vehicle entrance into the park, located at the intersection of Germantown Pike and North Wales Road. At the intersection of Germantown Pike and North Wales/Barley Sheaf Road, make a left onto Barley Sheaf. Stay right to enter the Park.
100 East Northwestern Avenue
Philaelphia, PA 19118
In the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia
For more information
Continuing Education Department 215-247-5777, ext. 125 firstname.lastname@example.org