Daily Archives: June 11, 2008

MEADOWFEST: Coming Saturday

    Final_logo_layout_meadowfest_3 Make sure to set aside some time on Saturday for the annual Meadowfest at Hudson County Park at Laurel Hill.
   This free event runs from 11 a.m. t
o 4 p.m. and  features all sorts of environmentally oriented activities and educational programs, including pontoon-boat cruises on the Hackensack River, hot-air balloon rides, carnival-type attractions & games, food and refreshments, plus live musical performances.

  Rain date is Sunday, June 15.

  More information here.

WETLANDS: Marsh wren


This tiny bird is the one you hear calling in the phragmites — but seldom see.
  The marsh wren is secretive — except when it sings.
  Listen to the call here.
  Learn more about the marsh wren here