77.7 F
Clarksville
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
HomeEventsLand Between The Lakes Seasonal Nature Watch Series

Land Between The Lakes Seasonal Nature Watch Series

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area presents the seasonal Nature Watch Series. Come enjoy abundant wildlife viewing opportunities as we take outdoor enthusiasts to hidden corners to witness nature’s greatest moments.

The series starts December 10th with Unusual Winter Migrants. Some of the unusual migratory birds include pelicans, ruddy ducks and more.

“Come out and enjoy abundant fall wildlife viewing opportunities at Lake Barkley and LBL,” said Sharon Waltrip, LBL’s Program Manager for Environmental Education and Interpretation. “The Nature Watch Series takes outdoor enthusiasts to our region’s hidden corners to witness some of nature’s greatest moments.”

Winter

Winter Wanderers: Unusual Winter Migrants

December 10th, 2011

Hit a few of the LBL region’s winter birding hotspots as we look for some unusual migratory birds. Let’s check off peregrines, pelicans, ruddy ducks, harriers, and unusual gulls. Leaves from Kenlake State Resort Park Lobby. $40.00/person, lunch
included. Limited to 16 participants.

Reservations required. For reservations and details call 270.924.2020.

Winter Wanderers: Eagles & Waterfowl Migration

January 14th & 15th, 2012

Winter brings some of the best wildlife viewing experiences as eagles, mergansers, loons, and more converge on LBL. On Saturday, we will search out wintering eagles during a History of Eagles in LBL Tour and a Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Tour. $40.00/person, lunch included. Limited to 16 visitors. On Sunday, there will be an optional Eagle River Cruise for an additional $60/person. Cruise leaves from Kenlake SRP Marina.

Reservations required. For reservations and details, call 270.924.2020.

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge Tour

February 11th, 2012

One of the best wildlife-viewing hotspots in our area is Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge in TN. Let’s explore this bottomland habitat in search of harriers, sandhill cranes, eagles, & thousands of migrating ducks. Morning is your best shot
at seeing some great birds. $10.00 adults/ $7.00 children. Limited to 16 visitors. Meet at South Welcome Station.

Reservations and full deposits required. For reservations and details, call 270.924.2020.

Spring

Pelicans & Eagles

March 18th & 24th, 2012

Tints of green dotted amongst the trees indicate a crucial moment for Kentucky’s two largest birds. Pelicans begin their long journey north and bald eagles begin to nest. Join us in search of both species as they display some unique and endearing behaviors. $7.00/adults and $5.00/children. Trips leave from North Welcome Station. Limited to 16 visitors.

Reservations required. For reservations and details, call 270.924.2020.

Warbler Weekend

April 20th-22nd, 2012

Southern breezes and gentle rains bring out some spectacular winged wonders, like warblers and other songbirds. Join us in search of tanagers, towhees, and Tennessees. Scan the treetops for parulas, prothonotaries, and pewees. Experience
the immense natural diversity of the LBL region as we seek out hidden hotspots. On Sunday, we will stop by Woodlands Nature Station for some breakfast and birding. Tours start at Lake Barkley State Resort Park.

Reservations required. For reservations and details (including prices), call 270.924.1131 ext. 191 or 1.800.325.1708 ext. 191.

RELATED ARTICLES

Latest Articles