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Kutztown University’s Dr. Todd Underwood Shares Research on Brood Parasitism

Posted on October 31, 2019 in Visitors

With research on brood parasitism spanning more than two decades, Dr. Todd Underwood shares what he has learned about the behavior, and what he will continue to study as he takes a sabbatical at Hawk Mountain’s Acopian Center for Conservation Learning.

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State Historical Marker Dedicated at Hawk Mountain

Posted on September 05, 2019 in Visitors

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary dedicated an official Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) roadside marker on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

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Volunteer Trail Weekend for Teens

Posted on June 18, 2019 in Visitors

While Hawk Mountain often holds Trail Days for volunteers to help maintain the wildlife, this is the first weekend-long event.

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Flock to the Mountain This Summer!

Posted on June 06, 2019 in Visitors

During the summertime, the outdoors are warm, bright, and just waiting to be explored, and Hawk Mountain is no exception. In addition to the lush, green trails that are always offered, this summer is bursting with events for everyone to enjoy.

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Go on an Appalachian Adventure with Our Summer Camp!

Posted on May 08, 2019 in Visitors

As the school year winds down, it’s time to start thinking summer vacation! Twice this summer, Hawk Mountain will host its one-of-a-kind Appalachian Adventure Camp for young nature enthusiasts entering grades 4-8.

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Autumn Migration 2018 Has Begun

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Visitors

Hawk Mountain invites visitors to watch and monitor the annual passage of raptor migrants as they move south during the Autumn Hawk Watch, held daily August 15 through December 15, at the Sanctuary’s famous North Lookout. Trail fees apply for non-members and cost $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Members are admitted free year-round, and memberships can be purchased online or at the Visitor Center

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Hawk Mountain to host inaugural Birds & Brew

Posted on July 05, 2018 in Visitors

Join us for Birds and Brew, a chance to enjoy unlimited beer tastings from up to a dozen local breweries, along with high-class food, a commemorative 6 ounce glass, and live music entertainment, all to benefit Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

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Annual Arts Tour promote local art and nature

Posted on May 30, 2018 in Visitors

All roads lead to local artists on the Hawk Mountain Arts Tour and Sale on Saturday, June 2 from 9 am to 5 pm. Now in its 13th year, the tour has grown to include more than 40 artists and businesses with the addition of a satellite location hosted by the Hamburg Arts Alliance.

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Native Plant Sale on May 19-20

Posted on May 12, 2018 in Visitors

Hawk Mountain's annual spring sale of natives will feature nearly 300 species of Pennsylvania wildflowers, vines, grasses, ferns, shrubs, and trees.

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Digital Photo Contest Closes Nov 26

Posted on October 27, 2017 in Visitors

Grab your camera and get to the Mountain, because Sunday, November 26 marks the final day for photographers to submit entries for the Hawk Mountain Digital Photo Contest.

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Jack Holcomb receives Warden Award: Hawk Mountain's Highest Honor

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Visitors

Jack Holcomb received this award due to his admirable 40 plus years of service for the Sanctuary, which included volunteering behind the bookstore counter or at the trail entrance as the "Keeper of the Gate."

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Hawk Mountain receives international award for Silhouette Trail

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Visitors

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New Raptors Take Over Silhouette Trail

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Visitors

The ADA accessible Silhouette Trail, which meanders through Hawk Mountain's ridge-top forest between the Trail Head and South Lookout, has undergone its first display transformation this past month.

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Hawk Mountain honored for improving accessibility with new trail

Posted on November 07, 2015 in Visitors

“This project is one of the greatest inclusionary outcomes in our entire region, if not in the entire state.”

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Hawk Mountain opens Accessible Trail

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Visitors

Hawk Mountain is setting a new standard for outdoor spaces since no guidelines exist at the state or local level.

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Congressman Matt Cartwright visits the Mountain

Posted on June 08, 2015 in Visitors

Congressman Matt Cartwright spent some time learning about Hawk Mountain, its raptor conservation mission, and its programs in scientific research, training and education during a recent visit to the Sanctuary on Saturday, June 6.

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Accessible Trail at Hawk Mountain

Posted on April 02, 2015 in Visitors

Hawk Mountain in July 2015 opened its first Accessible Trail to the nearby South Lookout.

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Conservation winners selected

Posted on September 10, 2014 in Visitors

The team at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary congratulates our conservation winners and thanks them for their participation.

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Student is thankful for Hawk Mountain

Posted on December 13, 2013 in Visitors

"The best way to protect raptors is to engage young people ... to inform, educate and inspire the next generation. What a great holiday gift to read her note."

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