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

Sept. 13 (Saturday) Garret Mountain
The 568-acre recreational area south of Paterson is considered one of the best places to see migrating warblers on the entire East Coast!! Meet at the three-tiered parking lot.
Leader: Brenda McIntyre (201)-628-5030 or BSMPHD@aol.com
Time 8:00 AM

Sept. 14 (Sunday) New Jersey Botanical Garden – Ringwood, NJ
Search for Fall Migrants. The NJBG includes 96 acres of specialty gardens surrounded by 1000 acres of woodlands.
Leader: Don Torino greatauk4@aol.com or (201) 230-4983
Time: 10:00 AM

Sept. 16 (Tuesday) Harrier Meadow – New Jersey Meadowlands, North Arlington, NJ
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 201-230-4983 or greatauk4@aol.com
Time: 10:00 AM

See Programs and Field Trips for details


“Blue Jay” Newsletter

Summer 2014

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