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Meadowlands Science In Action!

Last week the NJSEA spotlighted the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI), which was recently merged into the Rutgers University-Newark Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences under an agreement with the Sports Authority. MERI is housed in the NJSEA offices and performs critical scientific research.

Check out a story in The Record about MERI’s important research and a video tour of its facilities, including the state-of-the-art laboratory.

Green-winged Teal Dominate Yesterday’s Mill Creek Walk

Green-winged Teal

An amazing number of Green-winged Teal were the highlight of yesterday’s Bergen County Audubon Society walk at Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus. There was also a Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-billed Gull and much more. Here’s a sampling from Joe Koscielny and Mickey Raine!

Green-winged Teal

Green-winged Teal

 

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-winged Blackbird

Ring-billed Gull

Northern Mockingbird