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Harpers Ferry, W.Va., bird walk set for April 4

March 22, 2012

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk on the C&O Canal near Harpers Ferry on Wednesday, April 4.

The event is free and no  advance registration is required. Anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills. Binoculars will be available for anyone who needs them. Children will be welcome.

The walk will cover about four miles of level terrain along the towpath.

Participants should plan to meet at 8 a.m. outside John Brown's Fort, where Potomac and Shenandoah streets join in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Parking is available along Potomac Street near the train station.

Participants should bring water, and, as necessary, rain gear. The trip may be canceled in the event of steady rain. 

For more information, contact Deb Hale at debhale72@gmail.com or 304-535-1528.

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