Walking the Albany Rural Cemetery, for the birds

Albany Rural Cemetery wide shotThis could be a different sort of Saturday morning: The Audubon Society of the Capital Region and the Friends of Albany Rural Cemetery are teaming up for a bird walk / cemetery tour April 21. Blurbage:

In prior years, more than 30 different species of birds have been seen and heard as we walk through the Cemetery grounds. In addition to guided bird identification, historical narratives of some of the historic and interesting people buried in ARC will be provided as we walk through the historic grounds. Wear your walking shoes and be prepared to walk. You also may want to bring binoculars and bug spray (just in case).

The walk starts at 7:30 am that day. Call the cemetery office at 518-463-7017 to register. There's a suggested donation of $10.

The cemetery is a beautiful place for a walk. And maybe spring will actually be in progress by then.

Historic Walking Tour
By the way: That historical walking tour of the cemetery with costumed presenters the evening of May 18 filled up almost instantly. But there's another one in the works for September.

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