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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.

Upcoming Chapter Meeting & Program 
(Chapter Meeting 7:30pm. Program 8-9:30 pm.)

Wed., Nov. 19, 8pm. Topic: The Role of Fungi in the Ecosystem of the Greenbrook Sanctuary, on the Palisades
Paul Sadowski is an amateur mycologist long active in the New York Mycological Society and the Northeast Mycological Federation. He frequently leads walktalks in search of fungi. He has tutored groups in the use of the compound microscope in the study of fungi. In 2007-2008 he produced, with Nancy Slowik, Greenbrook Naturalist, a survey of the fungi of Greenbrook Sanctuary.

 Field Trips and Nature Walks

For Meadowlands (NJMC) walks and Teaneck Creek Conservancy walks:
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 Email: greatauk4@gmail.com. All other leaders listed below.

Nov. 2 (Sun) 10:00AM – NJMC Harrier Meadow
70-acre natural area normally closed to the public. Meet at entrance to Harrier Meadow by 10AM. Waterfowl, raptors, birds of interest.

Nov. 4 (Tues) 9:30AM – Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Sparrows, late fall migrants. A forested freshwater wetlands and rest stop for migrating birds on the eastern flyway. Meet at parking lot, Puffin Way.

Nov. 8 (Sat) 9:00AM – Brigantine – Forsythe NWR
Geese, swans, raptors, ducks. Meet at refuge parking lot on the left after entering gate. Bring lunch.
Leader: Peggy O’Neill omargarito@aol.com or 201-868-5829

Nov. 9 (Sun) 8:30AM – Hatfield Swamp
Birding for sparrows and other fall migrants. Meet in Stop & Shop parking lot – corner of Bloomfield Ave & Passaic Ave., West Caldwell. Note: Trails can be muddy
Leader: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 or david.hall@einstein.yu.edu

See Programs and Field Trips for details

Hog Island Scholarship Contest

Bergen County Audubon Society will proudly sponsor one scholarship to Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week 2015 at Audubon’s Hog Island in Maine from July 19-24, 2015. Scholarship Information

“Blue Jay” Newsletter

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!