Daily Archives: July 6, 2012

Valley Brook Avenue Is Open!!

NJ Transit work on Valley Brook IMG_2972Avenue RR crossing at DeKorte Park has been completed. The detour is over. Valley Brook Ave. is now open again in both directions. Ignore any old DETOUR signs.

Thanks for your patience during the two weeks of construction. 

Save the Date: Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day, 0811

1-Short-billed Dowitcher, nonbreeding wing raise, TX, Sep large
The Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society have so many awesome events scheduled for this summer and early fall that we have neglected to trumpet our Fourth Annual Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day on 1-Kevin publicity photo for print- 7-10Saturday, Aug. 11.

We thought you might want to save the date.

The all-day event is free, and it features ace nature photographer Kevin Karlson leading morning walks, talking about shore bird identification, and offering a free seminar on bird photography — featuring another top bird photographer, Lloyd Spitalnik.

Details follow.

In the meantime, to recap the dates for our other big upcoming events:

Tuesday, July 17, 10 a.m.–noon: Birding by Boat, River Barge Park in Carlstadt

Sunday, July 22, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.: DeKorte Butterfly Day

Wednesday, July 25,8:30 – 11:30 p.m.: Moth Night at DeKorte:

Saturday, Aug. 11, 8:15a.m. 3:45 p.m.: Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day at DeKorte.

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.–noon: Birding by Boat, River Barge Park in Carlstadt.

Thursday, Sept. 13: 7 – 9 p.m.: Special Free Screening and Talk: "The Lost Bird Project."

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