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SOLD OUT – Befriending the Forest: The Birds and Plants of Hays Woods in Partnership with Bird Lab – Hays Woods Park

September 24, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


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Hays Woods, Agnew Rd Trailhead
Agnew Rd Trailhead
Baldwin, PA 15236 United States

(Photo by Zach Vaughan Photography)

Join us for Befriending the Forest: The Birds and Plants of Hays Woods in Partnership with Bird Lab.

Come check out Pittsburgh’s newest official city park and join us for an exclusive hike with Bird Lab Avian Ecologist, Nick Liadis, and Jared Belsky, Ecological Restoration Coordinator, Hays Woods. Explore Hays Woods like never before, while learning about native plants and trees and how regional birds interact within this dense urban forest. This adventure will incorporate a mixture of species identification and birdwatching. Fall migration is the best time to catch sight and sound of the migrating birds overhead, so don’t miss your chance to see our avian friends before it’s too late!


Learn more about Bird Lab

As Hays Woods has only recently been designated a City of Pittsburgh park, nearly the entirety of it is a vast urban woodland, mostly undisturbed. At times, there are hunters in the park. For this event, we will provide orange safety vests for your comfort. If you have any concerns, please contact Jared Belsky, at jbelsky@pittsburghparks.org



Please note that a photographer may be on-site to capture photos and video from the program. The photos/video captured may be used to help the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy further promote its mission. Please advise the photographer on-site if you DO NOT want your photo/video taken.

Covid Note: The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is currently following all CDC guidelines regarding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. The Parks Conservancy asks program and special event attendees to follow all current safety measures outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. Please note that the Conservancy cannot be held liable for any exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Additionally, the Conservancy cannot guarantee that program and special event attendees will not become infected by the coronavirus/COVID-19.

Release and Indemnity Note: By attending this event, I agree to release the City of Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and their employees (collectively the “CITY” or the “PPC”) and agree to indemnify and hold the CITY and PPC, harmless from all claims, damages, or actions of any kind which might result from participation in, or attendance at, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Events resulting from any of the CITY’s or the PPC’s acts of omissions whether negligent or otherwise.

Accommodation Notes: To speak with someone about special accommodation needs for Parks Conservancy events and programs, please contact us at (412) 586-4576 or email info@pittsburghparks.org. Please note that we will do our best to provide accommodations


September 24, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am