Special Project News

New Outdoor Amphitheater Nearing Completion

Posted on November 22, 2019 in Special Projects

After years of careful planning and budgeting, the new Hawk Mountain amphitheater has finally broken ground as of this August, and the bones of this beast are beginning to take shape.

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Partnership conserves 22 acres at Hawk Mountain

Posted on October 17, 2019 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain, in partnership with The Conservation Fund and Berks Nature, has acquired 22 acres of land adjacent to its Acopian Center. The undeveloped cropland will be incorporated into the Sanctuary’s landholdings and improved as meadow and grasslands with minimal tree plantings. The acreage is protected forever through a conservation easement held by Berks Nature.

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Hawk Mountain Strengthens Focus on Stewardship

Posted on July 22, 2019 in Special Projects

“It’s a more purposeful job than just land and facility maintenance. Stewardship is about understanding the flora and fauna that are inside the forest, how they interconnect ecologically, and how to protect them.”

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Global Big Day: Building Community Through Birds

Posted on March 29, 2019 in Special Projects

There is currently growing awareness of a global citizen science project called eBird, initiated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (CLO) in Ithaca, New York.

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Calling Local Artists for Partnership

Posted on February 13, 2019 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain seeks interested local artists to display and sell wares in the Mountain Bookstore

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Conservation Partnership Conserves 77 Acres in Albany Township

Posted on December 10, 2018 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain and its partners have collaborated to protect 77 acres in Albany Township

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Native Habitat Garden Anniversary

Posted on September 18, 2018 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain in 2018 celebrates 30 years of its native habitat garden, a spot to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate native plants, shrubs, and trees.

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Partnership conserves 2,400 acres

Posted on June 07, 2018 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and The Nature Conservancy announced that the two will protect over 2,400 acres of Sanctuary forestland for generations to come.

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Sean Grace selected as Sanctuary President

Posted on January 02, 2018 in Special Projects

Following an extensive national search, Hawk Mountain is pleased to welcome Sean Grace as its next new president of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, effective January 1, 2018.

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Hawk Mountain's Dr. Keith Bildstein Published New Book

Posted on May 03, 2017 in Special Projects

Keith L. Bildstein has watched and studied raptors on five continents and is well prepared to explain their critical importance, not only as ecological entities but also as inspirational tokens across natural and human-dominated landscapes.

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Eric Masterson to bike the migration route of Broad-winged Hawks

Posted on August 09, 2016 in Special Projects

Masterson will follow the path of broad-winged hawks as they migrate from his home in New Hampshire to South America.

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Welcome Gigi Romano as New Communications Specialist

Posted on July 21, 2016 in Special Projects

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary recently announced that Gigi Romano, Allentown, will serve as the Sanctuary’s new Communications Specialist.

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Conservation Corps build new steps for South Lookout

Posted on June 29, 2016 in Special Projects

Last Tuesday, the Hawk Mountain Conservation Corps worked with Director of Land & Facilities Todd Bauman to construct an all-natural stepped pathway between South Lookout and its platform.

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Art exhibit in Philadelphia based on Hawk Mountain experience

Posted on September 14, 2015 in Special Projects

Philadelphia artist Deirdre Murphy has announced two upcoming exhibitions inspired by her time at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

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Hawk Mountain debuts bald eagle film

Posted on September 16, 2013 in Special Projects

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