Daily Archives: September 18, 2013

Two Nifty Nature Events at the MEC

Peregrine NJTurnpike west spur bridgeThe Meadowlands Environment Center in DeKorte Park is offering two great nature-themed programs in coming days.

First, the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey offers a program on New Jersey’s threatened and endangered birds tomorrow afternoon (including Peregrine Falcons, like the one on right), followed by a talk by the legendary NJMC naturalist emeritus Don Smith on Sunday.

Both talks promise to be excellent.

Details follow.

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Teaser Answered

We are going with Patrick Carney’s Teaser answer (Mourning Underwing) and Denise Farrell’s answer (Sweetheart Underwing).

Denise points out that both moths resemble the one in the photo, and adds: “Makes ‘confusing fall’ warblers seem easy.   (Thanks, Patrick and Denise!)