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    Bergen County Audubon Society – Founded in 1941

Chapter of National Audubon Society; member of The Nature Program Cooperative

As members of Bergen County Audubon Society, we share a love of birds and a concern for the environment. Our mission is to promote and protect wildlife in its natural habitat by providing opportunities for observation and conservation.

Fundraiser at Houlihan’s!

You can support Bergen County Audubon Society on Wednesday, April 1st (any time between 5pm-9pm), just by enjoying a meal at Houlihan’s in Hasbrouck Heights! If you print out this flyer without changing it, and present it when you order your meal, Houlihan’s will donate a portion of your bill to BCAS. All the information you need is on the flyer (click here). Please bring one for each member of your party, and remember to RSVP to Peggy O’Neill at omargarito@aol.com by March 30th so we can let Houlihan’s know how many people to expect.

Upcoming Chapter Meeting & Programs

April 15 Topic-Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Speaker-Laura Nally
Laura Nally has been a volunteer for over 10 years and serves on the Great Swamp Board of Directors. Laura will provide information on the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, its history, wildlife and volunteer opportunities.

THE JOYS OF BIRDING–“Birding for Beginners”

A  FREE two afternoon course to help you start birding
Meadowlands Environmental Center at DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ
Each session will be a presentation, followed by a bird walk at DeKorte Park
April 12-Bird Identification 1PM
April 19-Optics and Field Guides 1PM
Bring binoculars if you own them
Registration requested contact Marie Longo (551) 580-2372 or MLongo8383@aol.com

Field Trips and Nature Walks

Mar. 22 (Sun.) 1:00 PM NJ Botanical Gardens in Ringwood – Birding for Beginners (one session) – Join us in the carriage house for an overview of birding tips for those just starting out. We’ll take a walk around NJBG after the program to look for birds of interest and practice what was covered in the program.
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 Email: greatauk4@gmail.com.

Apr. 5 (Sun.) 10:00 AM DeKorte Park – Easter morning walk Looking for early spring arrivals and migrating waterfowl. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 Email: greatauk4@gmail.com.

Apr. 7 (Tues.) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy – We’ll be looking for early spring arrivals and lingering birds. Meet at parking lot – Puffin Way.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 Email: greatauk4@gmail.com.

See Programs and Field Trips for details

“Blue Jay” Newsletter

Winter 2015

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

Prior Issues

MarieLongo_Tenafly_croppedTenafly Nature Center, Marie Longo

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Peregrine Falcon, NJ Meadowlands,
Mike Girone

bald_eaglesAlice & Al on the Overpeck in Ridgefield Park,
Mike Malzone

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Please Support Bergen County Audubon Society

The funds that we raise allow us to continue our Education and Conservation efforts. To participate, see our printable form BCAS Donation – or donate now via our secure PayPal payment system!