Daily Archives: August 15, 2011

Record Article on DeKorte Park’s Disabled-Friendly Trails

Over the weekend, The Record published a nifty story by Staff Writer Misha Patel on DeKorte Park's MarshAccess Program, which does a better job of bringing the disabled closer to nature than just about anywhere else around.

(Program coordinator Michele Daly is pictured above, on the wheelchair-friendly Marsh Discovery Trail. Daly is director of disability education at the Mead­owlands Environment Center and adjunct professor at Ramapo College.)

Link is here.

Link to a companion story, on the region's handicapped-accessible trails in general, is here.

Tuesday: Free Harrier Meadow Guided Walk

Harrier maedwo view
We hope you can join us at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) for a free two-hour guided walk of Harrier Meadow in North Arlington, but be advised that lightning or thunder cancels the event. Please check this blog; we will post updates as appropriate at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

The 70-acre natural area, usually closed to the public, is a great place to see migrating shorebirds and Ospreys like the one above, photographed on our April 19 guided walk. 

Always bring water, bug spray and sunblock (overly optismistic, huh?).

Full information follows.

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