Birding at Eagle Point

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Eagle Point Unit, Derby VT
Pre-registration is not required
Join the Friends of Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge Inc. along with the Memphremagog Watershed Association for a morning of birding and exploration at the Eagle Point Unit.

Eagle Point, a 420 acre tract of property on the shore of Lake Memphramegog near the town of Newport, became part of the Missisquoi NWR in 2010. The Eagle Point property consists of a mix of upland and wetland habitats including northern hardwood forest, hemlock seepage forest, managed grassland, and a diverse wetland complex formed around Hall’s Creek.
Note: there are no facilities on the property.
This walk will be led by Ken Copenhaver and Julie Filiberti.
• From East Main Street in Newport (VT5) turn left on Sias Avenue (heading north) – .6miles
• Sias Avenue turns into Darling Hill Road – 1.6mi
• Continue straight on North Derby Road – 2.1mi
• At the end, make a left onto Eagle Point Farm Road (T-17) and follow to Eagle Point WMA – 1.4 mi

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