Tuesday: Free Harrier Meadow Guided Walk

Harrier maedwo view
We hope you can join us at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) for a free two-hour guided walk of Harrier Meadow in North Arlington, but be advised that lightning or thunder cancels the event. Please check this blog; we will post updates as appropriate at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

The 70-acre natural area, usually closed to the public, is a great place to see migrating shorebirds and Ospreys like the one above, photographed on our April 19 guided walk. 

Always bring water, bug spray and sunblock (overly optismistic, huh?).

Full information follows.

Tuesday, August 16, 10 a.m.Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and 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 Disposal Road. You can also meet us at the visitors’ parking lot at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst at 9:30 a.m. and we can carpool. 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. You will have to sign a standard liability release for this event. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@aol.com or 201-230-4983.

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