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Purple Martins

Purple Martins – Saturday, June 12, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Pavilion #7 McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) - Moraine


A Purple Martin Seminar will be given about the History of Purple Martins and current nest monitoring practices. Join Bill Wenger with the Purple Martin Society for an up close and personal look at these truly amazing birds.   Bill is currently a Purple Martin Landlord in northwestern PA and takes care of many of the Public Martin colonies on the east side of Pymatuning Reservoir. After the Seminar, we will perform a real nest check at the Martin colony right here at Moraine State Park.   Pre-registration required.  To register call the park office at 724 368-8811.  Social Distancing Guidelines will be followed.  Please bring a facemask or covering.     

Saturday, June 12 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Moraine State Park
225 Pleasant Valley Road, Portersville, PA 16051-2031


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