Daily Archives: May 8, 2012


Help the legendary Meadowlands Marsh Hawks! 

They are preparing for their second World Series of Birding this Saturday. They will be competing in the county-wide category, trying to see as many species of birds in Bergen County in 24 hours as they can  — and raise money for a new native butterfly/bird garden planned for the Carillon area on Disposal Road.

Last year, the Marsh Hawks raised hundreds of dollars for bird research in the Meadowlands.

For more information on supporting the IMG_1598-002Marsh Hawks, download the Pledge Sheet here: Download Pledge sheet

Or e-mail Team Captain Mike Newhouse at michael.newhouse (at) njmeadowlands.gov.

If you contribute $25 or more, you will have a chance to win a spiffy official Meadowlands Marsh Hawks cap and T shirt.

Make checks payable to the N.J. Meadowlands Commission.

Mother’s Day Walk in Ridgefield, Tuesday walk @ Mill Creek

Our next two walks are certified crowd-pleasers. 

* Our fourth annual Mother's Day walk in Ridgefield features a nature tour of the 5.4-acre Ridgefield Nature Center, the nearby community gardens, a stop to see the Monk Parakeets (above), and a visit to the Skeetkill Creek Marsh.

* On Tuesday, may 15, we visit the Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus, then drive to Laurel Hill County Park for lunch and a look for the ravens.

Details of both walks follow.

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