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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 at Meadowlands Environment Center
Wednesday, Sept. 17. (Chapter Meeting 7:30pm. Program 8-9:30 pm.)

To help celebrate the launch of the new free eBook Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands and Beyond, Bergen County Audubon Society is pleased to present a free talk and reception in **Meadowlands Environment Center** at DeKorte Park on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. The crowd-sourced eBook, sponsored by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and Conserve Wildlife Foundation, features amazing images by 19 mostly local nature photographers, as well as chapters on the Bald Eagle’s amazing recovery in the region, the state and nationwide. Local Bald Eagles Alice and Al are featured in the eBook and in the presentation by the NJMC’s Jim Wright and CWF’s David Wheeler. All contributors to the book are being invited to attend this special event. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@aol.com or 201-230-4983.

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Upcoming Field Trips and Nature Walks

TUESDAY’S CRUISE POSTPONED.  The Pontoon-Boat Birding Cruise with the NJMC, originally scheduled for July 15th, has been postponed due to the strong forecasts for rain and lightning. We are rescheduling the event for Tuesday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, to rsvp or to cancel, contact Gaby Bennett-Meany at 201-460-4640.

 

July 21 (Mon.) 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM 3rd Annual Moth Night at DeKorte Park

July 22 (Tues.) 10AM Birding Cruise (see above)

July 27 (Sun.) 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 5th Annual Butterfly Day at DeKorte Park

See Programs and Field Trips for details

 

 

 

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Bergen County Audubon Society Hog Island Scholarship Contest

The recipient of the Audubon Hog Island scholarship is Natalie Rehak, Life Science, Environmental Science and Biology teacher at Emerson Jr./Sr. High School. Thank you to all who applied for the scholarship. Congratulations Natalie!

Edith Wallace Honored

Edith Wallace, a BCAS board member, was honored by the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey for her life-long contributions to environmental education. There were five recipients of the honor: Pat Sutton of NJ Audubon, Tracy Leaver of the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, Jo Ann Frier-Murza of the Endangered and Nongame Species Program, Edith, and Linda Mead of the D&R Greenway Land Trust. For more information, visit the Meadowlands Nature Blog.

Congratulations to Mike Limatola

This year’s winner of the Bergen County Audubon Society  “Harold Feinberg Conservation Award”  was presented to Mike Limatola (left in photo) at the annual Holiday Party on December 18th.

“Blue Jay” Newsletter

Spring 2014 Winter 2014 Fall 2013 Prior Issues

BCAS Members are welcome to forward photos webmaster@bergencountyaudubon.org

 

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!