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.


Bald-Eagle-Cover-360Upcoming 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.



Upcoming Field Trips and Nature Walks

Aug. 19 (Tuesday) Harrier Meadow, North Arlington
We’ll walk around the 70-acre natural area, which is normally closed to the public, and look for herons, egrets, shorebirds, and ospreys and other raptors. The walk starts at 10 a.m. at Harrier Meadow, on Disposal Road near Schuyler Avenue. Please park inside the fenced-in area.
Contact: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 10:00 AM

Sept. 2 (Tuesday) Teaneck Creek Conservancy
September is a prime migration time. We’ll look for early migrants (birds & butterflies) visiting this “Little Eden” on their Fall journey. Meet at parking lot – Puffin Way.
Contact: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 9:30 AM

Sept. 4 (Thursday) The “Chimney” at George Washington School, Ridgewood
Come and see 100’s of migrating Chimney Swifts at this annual stopover roost. Be a part of our “A Swift Night Out 2014.” Visit www.chimneyswifts.org for more information on “A Swift Night Out.”
Contact: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or 201-230-4983
Time: 6:30 PM

Sept. 6 (Saturday) Brigantine NWR
Migrants – Shorebirds, passerines, raptors. Meet at refuge parking lot on the left after entering gate. Bring lunch.
Leader: Peg O’Neill omargarito@aol.com
Time: 8:30 AM

Sept. 7 (Sunday) Richard DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ
We’ll walk the park looking for migrating shorebirds, raptors, butterflies and various other birds including egrets and herons.
Leader: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 10:00 AM

See Programs and Field Trips for details


“Blue Jay” Newsletter

Summer 2014

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