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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.)

Dec. 17 (Wed.) 7:30PM – Holiday Party & Conservation Award Presentation
Join your BCAS friends for the presentation of the Harold Feinberg Conservation Award and a relaxed evening to celebrate the holidays and recap another wonderful year. Bring light refreshments to share if you like.

Field Trips and Nature Walks

Dec. 14 (Sun) 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Teaneck Creek Conservancy, 20 Puffin Way
Learn How to Visually Assess Stream Health at Teaneck Creek Conservancy! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! PLEASE JOIN US BY REGISTERING: Annabelle Bower • Phone: (201) 968-0808 x 108 • ambassador@hackensackriverkeeper.org
Please bring waterproof boots, lunch, water bottle, warm clothes, and a sense of adventure!

Dec. 14 (Sun) 3:00PM – Shawangunk Grasslands NWR * Rain or Snow Cancels
Short-eared Owls, Northern Harriers, Rough-legged Hawks and any other birds of interest. Meet at the refuge parking lot – off Hoagerburgh Road. NOTE: No restrooms. Use facilities upon exiting I-84. Trails can be muddy or snow covered.  Leader: Jeff Nicol jeffnicolphoto@yahoo.com

Dec. 16 (Tues) 10:00AM – NJMC DeKorte Park
Winter waterfowl, raptors, other birds of interest.  A walk around DeKorte Park including a stretch of nearby Disposal Road. Meet in the parking lot. Contact Don Torino (201) 230-4983 Greatauk4@gmail.com

Dec. 20 (Sat) – 66th Annual Hackensack/Ridgewood Christmas Bird Count
Volunteers welcome. Call or email to participate. You can also sign up at our monthly meetings.
Coordinator: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 or david.hall@einstein.yu.edu

Dec. 21 (Sun) 9:30AM – Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Join us for a nature walk as we look for the wintering birds. Meet at parking lot, Puffin Way. Contact Don Torino (201) 230-4983 Greatauk4@gmail.com

Dec. 28 (Sun) 1PM Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Explore the wonders of nature together during our Winter Family Nature Walk. Free to all, all are welcome
Contact Don Torino (201) 230-4983 Greatauk4@gmail.com

Jan. 1 (Thurs) 10:00AM – NJMC Mill Creek Marsh – New Year’s Day Nature Walk
Ring in 2015 with a brisk nature walk. Wintering waterfowl and other birds of interest. Contact Don Torino (201) 230-4983 Greatauk4@gmail.com

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!