Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

Ron Shields’ Kearny Marsh Report

IMG_3610Ron Shields writes:

I’ve attached some images from recent forays into the Kearny Marsh.  It’s been great! It seems that life has returned to  a new “normal” since Sandy as the topography of the area has completely changed.

For the better, there now exists a plethora of new nooks and crannies that hold all sorts of surprises. For the worse, whole sections of phragmites have been dislodged and pushed into the Gunnell Oval.

It is still difficult albeit not impossible to launch from behind the ballfields.

Thanks, Ron!

Great August Events in the Meadowlands


Kevin Karlson (center, white shirt), leading a morning bird walk at DeKorte Park last August.

Our awesome August lineup kicks off this Sunday (Aug. 4) with a free bird and butterfly walk, followed by Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day on Saturday, Aug. 10 (also free) ; a canoe trip that same day;  Harrier Meadow walk on Tuesday, Aug. 20 (also free), and a new birding by boat cruise on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

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