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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., Nov. 19, 8pm. Topic: The Role of Fungi in the Ecosystem of the Greenbrook Sanctuary, on the Palisades
Paul Sadowski is an amateur mycologist long active in the New York Mycological Society and the Northeast Mycological Federation. He frequently leads walktalks in search of fungi. He has tutored groups in the use of the compound microscope in the study of fungi. In 2007-2008 he produced, with Nancy Slowik, Greenbrook Naturalist, a survey of the fungi of Greenbrook Sanctuary.

 Field Trips and Nature Walks

Nov. 22 (Sat) 9:00AM – Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Looking for Harlequin Ducks, eiders, loons, and other waterfowl and seabirds arriving for winter. Dress for cold, windy weather.
Meet at the Lighthouse State Park parking lot. Bring lunch.
Leaders: Peggy O’Neill omargarito@aol.com or 201-868-5829 & Bill Resotko 732-899-2004

Nov. 23 (Sun) 10:00AM – New Jersey Botanical Garden, Ringwood
Join us for a beautiful fall walk at the NJBG. We will be looking for newly arrived winter birds and raptors. Meet at the carriage house.
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

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.

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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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!