We have two neat free events next week: a guided nature walk at DeKorte Park on Tuesday morning and a free children's-book event with Tom Yezerski, author of "Meadowlands," on Saturday morning, June 25.
Info follows on both events, which are sponsored by the Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society.
Tuesday, June 21, 10 a.m.
Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Bird Walk with NJMC and BCAS
This free two-hour guided nature walk will take us to the birding hotspots at DeKorte – we’ll look for shorebirds along the Shorebird Pool’s Marsh Discovery Trail and in the other tidal impoundments. We’ll meet in the visitors’ parking lot at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst. The walk is run by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. Check meadowblog.net for last-minute updates and weather advisories. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-230-4983.
Saturday, June 25, 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Event With Author of New Children’s Book “Meadowlands”
Thomas Yezerski, who wrote and illustrated the wonderful new children’s book about the history of the Meadowlands and its environmental comeback, will read from his book, show artwork and talk with the audience. Copies of the book will be available for sale, and Mr. Yezerski will be available after the talk to sign and inscribe them. Ages 6 and up. The talk is sponsored by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at email@example.com or 201-230-4983.