Daily Archives: February 28, 2011

Reminder: Meadowlands Talk Tuesday Night

IMG_1718Jim Wright, who keeps this blog for the  Meadowlands Commission, will present a free talk and slide show on the birds of the Meadowlands on Tuesday, March 1, at the Hackensack River Canoe and Kayak Club.

The talk will feature some once endangered birds and some nifty color photos that Jim has taken in the Meadowlands in the past 2.5 years. The emphasis will be on birds that can be seen on the river.

Jim will also include photos of other critters he has seen along the river and its marshes  — from Diamondback Terrapins to Fiddler Crabs.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Elks Club in Paramus, with Jim's talk to begin around 7:30 p.m. More info and driving directions follow.

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Flyway Gallery: March

NJ Marsh by Dressel
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission’s Flyway Gallery is hosting "NatureScapes," an exhibit by members of the Art Center Watercolors Affiliates, through the end of March.

The exhibit features watercolors and acrylics capturing the four seasons by more than a dozen artists including Diane Nafash of River Edge, Marcia Rieff of Glen Rock and Peggy Dressel of Oakland (her watercolor entitled "NJ Marsh" is above).

More info and paintings follow.

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