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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., Dec. 17, 8pm. Holiday Party

Field Trips and Nature Walks

Nov. 27 (Thurs) 9:00AM – Thanksgiving Morning Nature Walk – Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Celebrate Thanksgiving with an early morning nature walk. Meet at parking lot, Puffin Way.
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

FRIDAY, Nov. 28, noon to 1:45 p.m.
Bonus “Green Friday” Walk
Looking for a great way to beat the “Black Friday” day-after-Thanksgiving shopping crush and work off that turkey dinner? Visit the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission’s DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst for a free “Green Friday” guided nature walk beginning at noon inside the Meadowlands Environment Center. The event, sponsored by the NJMC and the Bergen County Audubon Society, will include a walk on DeKorte Park’s Marsh Discovery Trail and Lyndhurst Nature Reserve. The walk runs from noon to 1:45 p.m. Bring a brownbag lunch if you like. For more information, contact Jim Wright at jim.wright@njmeadowlands.gov or 201-460-2002, or go the NJMC nature blog, www.meadowblog.net. The walk will be cancelled if the weather is inclement.

Dec. 2 (Tues) 9:30AM – Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Visit this Wonderful “Little Eden” and discover the wildlife that thrives there. Meet at parking, lot Puffin Way.

Dec. 6 (Sat.) 9:00AM – Manasquan Inlet and the “south” North Shore
Scoters, ducks, gannets, gulls and other birds of interest.
Meet: Manasquan Inlet, end of Broadway, Point Pleasant Beach. Bring lunch.
Leaders: Bill Resotko 732-899-2004 & Peg O’Neill 201-868-5829 omargarito@aol.com

Sunday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. – First-Sunday-of-the-Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and BCAS
This free two-hour guided nature walk starts just outside DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst. Back by popular demand, we will walk along the base of the remediated Kingsland Landfill, looking for wintering waterfowl and other birds of interest. The walk is run by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. Check meadowblog.net for last-minute weather updates. You will have to sign a standard liability release that is good for NJMC/BCAS events throughout the year. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS or call 201-230-4983.

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!