” Tell me and I forget.
Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.”
– Benjamin Franklin
Nature Discovery Kits
In addition to the Audubon Adventures Program and our mission to help connect children with nature, Bergen County Audubon Society has introduced Nature Discovery Kits. Each kit is free to local schools and nature centers and would be appropriate for grades K-5, one kit per school/nature center. We have funding for a limited number of kits. If you are interested in receiving one, please contact Marie Longo, Education Chair MLongo8383@aol.com or (201) 498-0809.
Three Audubon stuffed birds with sound, one each-Dr. Seuss Fine Feathered Friends book or Stokes Beginners Guide to Birds book (Eastern region), Duckumentary DVD
and an Audubon Adventures Backyard Nesting Birds Nature News Packet.
One each-Monarch and Milkweed book, Life Cycle of Butterflies book, Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly model, Incredible Journey of the Butterflies DVD and an
Audubon Adventures Monarch Nature News Packet.
One each-Nature: American Eagle DVD, Audubon plush eagle with sound, Facts About the Eagle book or Little Book of Eagles and an Audubon Adventures Bald Eagle
Nature News Packet.
One each-Nature: Magic of the Snowy Owl DVD, Great Horned Owl and Snowy Owl Audubon plush with sound, Owls book or Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night book and an Audubon Adventures Owl Prowl Nature News Packet
THE JOYS OF BIRDING – “Birding for Beginners”
Have an interest in birding but don’t know where to begin? Our birding for beginners classes will help you get started. We offer several opportunities to attend throughout the year.
Each class is followed by a walk to put into practice what was covered during the class. Please bring binoculars if you have them.
Each class will cover:
Bird Identification– we’ll show you how to identify birds by their size, shape, behavior and more
Optics-we’ll discuss different types of optics and which ones may be best for you
Field Guides-we’ll discuss different field guides, CD’s and apps
2020 Class Dates and Locations:
April 5 1:00PM
- Richard DeKorte Park, 1 DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst (Registration required for this class only)
- Contact Marie Longo MLongo8383@aol.com (201) 498-0809 to register.
April 26 1:00PM
- New Jersey Botanical Gardens Ringwood Meet in the carriage house.
October 11 1:00PM
- The New Weis Center in Ringwood
Also check out our Audubon Adventures page.