Daily Archives: December 6, 2013

Losen Slote Creek Park Talk on Tuesday

1-DSCN7963In case you missed it last Sunday, Don Torino of the Bergen County Audubon Society will give an encore presentation on the natural wonders of “Losen Slote Creek Park- Urban Wilderness” at the Little Ferry Free Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m.

The BCAS and the Meadowlands Commission offer several free walks in this under-appreciated gem. The goal of Don’s talk is help raise local awareness of the park.

The library is located at 239 Liberty Street. For more information, contact contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@aol.com or 201-230-4983.


Edith Wallace Honored

1-DSCN9897-001Edith Wallace, who does such a great job leading several nature walks for Bergen County Audubon Society and the Meadowlands Commission each year, was honored by the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey on Wednesday night for her life-long contributions to 1-DSCN9892-001environmental education.

Above, the five recipients (left to right):  Pat Sutton of NJ Audubon, Tracy Leaver of the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge,  Jo Ann Frier-Murza of the Endangered and Nongame Species Program, Edith, and Linda Mead of the D&R Greenway Land Trust.

That’s Edith at right with her award — a beautiful portrait of a Bald Eagle in flight.

The event also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the state and federal Endangered Species Acts.

Congratulations to Edith and the other wonderful recipients of the award.