Want to see the legendary Harrier Meadow but haven't been able to attend one of the Bergen Audubon/Meadowlands Commission Tuesday morning walks?
Do we have a walk for you! By popular demand, we are having a Sunday Harrier Meadow walk this weekend.
The aerial view of Harrier Meadow above (shouldn't all aerial views be above?) was taken late last summer by the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.
A blog post on that photography is here. More on MERI is here.
Details on the Sunday Harrier Meadow walk — and another Harrier Meadow walk on Tuesday, April 22 — are below.
Sunday, April 11, 10 a.m.
Special Harrier Meadow Bird Walk with BCAS
This free two-hour guided nature walk will take place at Harrier Meadow in North Arlington, a 70-acre restored wetlands area typically closed to the public. The walk meets at the entrance to Harrier Meadow at 10 a.m., or come to the first parking lot at DeKorte by 9:45 a.m. We’ll walk around the site, looking for spring migrants, waterfowl, raptors and other birds. The walk is run by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. You will have to sign a standard liability release for this trip. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-636-4022.
Tuesday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Bird Walk with BCAS
This free two-hour guided nature walk will take us to the legendary Harrier Meadow in North Arlington. The 70-acre site, usually off limits to the public, features ponds and tidal impoundments and birds aplenty. We meet at 10 a.m. at the entrance to harrier Meadow on