Passing this along:
Residents in northern New Jersey and New York City will see a low-flying helicopter in the upcoming days as it surveys naturally occurring background radiation as a security measure for the upcoming Super Bowl, officials said.
The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration will use a twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter equipped with radiation sensing technology, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
The flights will continue through Saturday.
Because of the winter storm, DeKorte Park is closing at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday); The park will have a late opening on Wednesday.
Last week, we posted a series of four posts of Snowy Owl Pix. Julia Fuhr also provided the photo above. (Thanks, Julia!)
The most recent sighting we know of was last Tuesday.
For those who missed alst week’s posts, we thought we’d put links to all photographers’ Snowy Owl pix in one convenient place –here. Thanks to all!
Stephen Buckingham’s Snowy Owl photos are here.
Mark Hilbush’s Snowy Owl pix are here.
Julia Fuhr’s other Snowy Owl pic is here.
Kevin Brown’s Snowy Owl Pix are here.