The South Bergenite has a comprehensive story about the history of muskrat hunting in the Meadowlands this week, featuring a lot of quotes from former NJMC naturalist Don Smith. The link is here.
It was hanging out with a Canada Goose at lunchtime, with head tucked in. Go figure. Also many Greater Yellowlegs, assorted Canadas and a Killdeer.
We had a beautiful day for our Losen Slote Creek Park walk on Tuesday — and saw 28 species in all.
Full list follows.
Jim Wright will present a free talk and slideshow about “The Nature of the Meadowlands,” the book he did for the N.J. Meadowlands Commission, tonight (Oct. 17) at 7 at the Westfield Memorial Library, 550 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ.
For more information, call (908) 789-4090 or click here.