Next Week’s Walk and Talk

    Next week, the NJMC is hosting two events in Ridgefield.

    On Monday, Oct. 19, the NJMC's Jim Wright is giving a free talk and slide show, "The Meadowlands: Past, Present and Future," at 7 p.m. at the Ridgefield Public Library. The show features great archival photographs as well as amazing nature photography – including images taken in Ridgefield.  The show will run approximately one hour, including a question-and-answer session.

     The library is at 527 Morse Ave., Ridgefield,  (201) 941-0192. Click here for directions.

     On Tuesday,  Oct. 20, our free Third-Tuesday-of-the month Bird Walk with Bergen County Audubon Society starts at the Ridgefield Environment Center in Ridgefield and runs from 10 a.m. to noon. After a walk around the nature center, we will drive to Skeetkill Creek Marsh (above) to do some more birding. Along the way, we will stop to see how the Ridgefield Monk Parakeets are doing on Railroad Avenue. 

   To rsvp for the walk, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at or 201-636-4022.

   Click here for earlier posts on Ridgefield, the Monk parakeets and the Nature Center.

   Click here  for directions to the nature center. The nature center is on Shaler Boulevard just to the south of Ray Avenue.

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