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VSP: Nature Hike + City Nature Challenge James B. Harrison Long Point Ranch
May 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Birders of all levels are welcome to join on a hike around the property to survey birds for the 2nd Annual JBH Long Point Spring Bird Count. During the 1st Spring Bird Count in April 2019, 62 species were recorded. The JBH property is renown among local birders and its Bald Cypress Ponds. The JBH Long Point Ranch boasts its very own Great Kiskadee nest.
“This particular date falls during the City Nature Challenge where people across the globe observe nature and record their observations via the iNaturalist App. We highly recommend that you download the App prior to arrival if wanting to participate. For more information regarding the 2021 City Nature Challenge please visit the City Nature Challenge website.”
The following COVID-19 TMN Guidelines must be adhered to at all times:
- “For any indoor activity that does occur in-person, both volunteers and public participants must wear masks. The occupancy limit shall not exceed one person per 100 square feet of indoor public space to allow for 10 feet of social distance.
- For outdoor activities, both volunteers and public participants must wear masks and social distance by at least 6 feet.”
Participation is limited. Registration is required: https://birdingwithjbhfound.as.me/naturechallenge
Date and Time Saturday, May 1, 2021: 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (gates open at 7:30 AM)
Location JBH Long Point Ranch 8200 FM 1994 Road Richmond TX 77469
Depending on the weather conditions at that time, rubber boots may be indicated!
[VSP hours to be recorded in VMS under the category “James B Harrison Foundation Properties: TMN Report Hours”]
The JBH website, https//www.jbhfound.org, notes the Long Point Ranch is located just down the road from Brazos Bend State Park, in Fort Bend County. Long Point Ranch serves as headquarters for The James B Harrison Foundation. Our office sits on approximately 1100 acres designated for charitable use activities.”