Coming Sunday: Free Nature Walk ‘N’ Talk at DeKorte

IMG_7419-2 This Sunday is our free monthly "First Sunday" walk, and the site is DeKorte Park.

The program begins at 10 a.m.with a short talk, "Winter Raptors of the Meadowlands," by the NJMC's Jim Wright.

The talk will be followed by a guided walk in search of winter waterfowl and those raptors.

On our last DeKorte walk we had Peregrine Falcon, Redtail, Northern Harrier and Sharpie, and we had American Kestrel on Disposal Road today.

At DeKorte are currently seeing plenty of Ruddies, Northern Pintails, Northern Shovelers, Green-winged Teal, Black Ducks, and Bufflehead, and the Canvasbacks should be back soon.

The walk is sponsored by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society.

Details follow.

Sunday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.
First-Sunday-the-Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and BCAS
This free two-hour program at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst features a short talk and slide show on the raptors of the Meadowlands by the NJMC’s Jim Wright, followed by a walk along legendary Disposal Road. We’ll meet just inside the Meadowlands Environment Center. The walk is run by the New Jersey M
eadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. Check for last-minute weather updates. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at or

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