Please join us for a West Alabama Birding Launch at Lake Lurleen State Park – Pavilion One
Park Admission is FREE for this special event!
13226 Lake Lurleen Road Coker, Alabama 35452
Friday, April 26, 2013
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
BIRDS, BIRDS, BIRDS! Join us for a hands-on educational birding experience and birding walk! Bring your picnic lunch and join us for a Birding Launch on the West Alabama Birding Trail at Lake Lurleen State Park – Pavilion One on Friday, April 26, 2013. The fun begins at 9:30 am. You don’t want to miss out on seeing a live eagle, falcon, owl and other exciting birds, a Raptor Trek presentation by Becky Collier of the 4-H Program of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System!
Because it provides great birding opportunities for beginning birders as well as for experts, Lake Lurleen State Park has been named a Gateway Site’ on the West Alabama Birding Trail, one of eight Alabama Birding Trails www.alabamabirdingtrails.com/trails/west-alabama.
The project is an initiative led by the Alabama Department of Tourism, in partnership with the University of Alabama Center for Economic Development, Birmingham Audubon Society, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Cahaba Wildlife Refuge, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Moundville Archaeological Park, the U.S. Forest Service and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ State Parks and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division.
Bring your own chair if seating is needed! Join us for an educational birding walk geared for all! Participants will also receive a FREE “Day-Use Pass” to Lake Lurleen to be used at your leisure. Light refreshments will be provided.
Directions From Tuscaloosa, AL
-Travel McFarland Boulevard NW for 9.5 mi
-Turn right (north) on CR 21 (Upper Columbus Road) travel 2.3 mi
-Turn right on Lake Lurleen Road
-Park entrance is on the left where the road makes a “Y”