The marsh is famous for its centuries-old Atlantic Cedar stumps (above), still resisting rot after all these years.
Dennis Cheeseman, who took the photos that accompany this post, writes: "I went over there today [Thursday]. It is a great spot.
"Lots of yellowlegs (left), teal (left), shovelers out there as well as a few harriers."
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. Mill Creek Marsh – FREE To ALL
Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and BCAS
Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus is a great place to see raptors and waterfowl – and those amazing ancient cedar stumps. We meet at the trail’s entrance, just off Park Plaza Drive. You can also meet us at the visitors’ parking lot at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst at 9:30 a.m. and 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 2011 if you haven't already. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-230-4983.