Date - June 21, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

2494 S Hope Chapel Rd, Manchester Township, NJ
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Upland Sandpiper

Join Bob Horton on this annual pilgrimage to see Upland Sandpipers at Lakehurst Naval Air Station. The grasslands here are the best annual site in NJ for seeing the breeding displays of Upland Sandpipers. We also expect Grasshopper and Field Sparrows, Horned Lark, Eastern Meadowlark and in the pine forests Pine Warbler.

Important: Participants MUST sign up by Wednesday, May 16. Please provide Bob Horton with your full name, drivers license number and state, and date of birth. To grant access to the base, the military needs this information two full weeks before the trip. Each participant must be a US CITIZEN and will need a valid driver’s license or picture ID to enter the base. Our stay in the Jump Zone grasslands will be 3 hours.
You must register with Bob Horton for this trip in advance. Email Bob at: This trip is limited to 20 people.
This DVOC trip is free to members and non-members
Meeting time: 7AM at the Chapel of the Air parking lot in Lakehurst
Directions: Take Rte 70 to the center of Lakehurst. At the McDonalds and gas station, turn onto Rte 547. In about a mile, on the left there is a gray chapel named the Chapel of the Air. We will car pool from this parking area under the supervision of John Joyce, the base Conservation Officer. Each car entering the base will need a registration card and proof of insurance.

Trip Leader: Bob Horton

Free to all members and non-members

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