Daily Archives: March 27, 2014

Snowy (Egret) @ DeKorte

snowy_egret_1We had our first Snowy Egret back at DeKorte yesterday, and we haven’t seen our Snowy Owls at DeKorte in a bit, so maybe it’s a changing of the guard (and season).

(Thanks to Muhammad Faizan for the photos!)

Our New Bergenite Column: Disposal Road eBook!


Jim Wright, who keeps this blog for the Meadowlands Commission, also writes a twice-monthly column for the South Bergenite. His latest is on an exciting new project — a crowd-sourced eBook about Disposal Road — and how can you can help.

What ‘s the best birding location that almost nobody knows about in all of North Jersey?  As they like to say on TV, the answer may surprise you.

Here are a couple of hints: It’s 1.1 miles long and 28 feet wide. And it has a landfill on each side.

Give up?

The answer is Disposal Road, a ribbon of asphalt that connects Schuyler Avenue in North Arlington and Valley Brook Avenue in Lyndhurst (at the entrance to DeKorte Park). Continue reading