Daily Archives: September 19, 2014

Download a Free Bald Eagle E-book

Bald Eagle Cover“Bald Eagles of the Meadowlands & Beyond” is a free, 62-page online book about our national symbol’s remarkable comeback in northern New Jersey and across America.

The lavishly illustrated e-book, sponsored by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, features chapters by raptor expert Scott Weidensaul, Kathy Clark of the N.J. Endangered and Nongame Species Program, and the American Eagle Foundation.

The full-color book also showcases images by 19 nature photographers and five illustrators.

Contributing photographers: Louis Balboa, Jerry Barrack, Al Barrera, Jana Brusich, Dave Chanda of N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife, Kathy Clark of N.J. ENSP, Greg Gard, Mike Girone, Muhammad Faizan, Alice Leurck, Bill Menzel, Greg Miller, Doug Morel, Fred Nisenholz, Allan Sanford, Ron Shields, Mick Valent of N.J. ENSP, Roy Woodford and the NJMC’s Jim Wright.

Read the free e-book on your computer.
To turn the pages of the e-book, click the lower right-hand corner.

Read or download the free e-book on your tablet.

Purchase a hard cover or soft cover print-on-demand copy of the book at cost.
Note: Due to the nature of on-demand printing, these books can be a tad expensive. 

Sparrow ID Help Requested

Tank Matraxia of Lyndhurst stopped by the Environment Center the other day with snapshots a friend had taken of a bird in his backyard — he had never seen one with white on the wings like this before, and wanted to know if we could ID it.

We told him our answer. What do you think it is?

Eagle E-book Launch Event — Thanks, Everyone!

group of contributors to eagle book(1)

Left to right: Al Barrera, Kathy Clark of NJ-ENSP, David Wheeler of CWF, Alice Leurck, Doug Morel, Fred Nisenholz, Mike Girone, Ron Shields, Roy Woodford, Jana Brusich, Allan Sanford and the NJMC’s Jim Wright. (To be clear, Kathy Clark is holding a replica Bald Eagle egg, not a real one.)

The Meadowlands Commission would like to thank a whole lot of people for making Wednesday night’s launch event for “Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands & Beyond” such a success, beginning with Kathy Clark of New Jersey’s Endangered and Nongame Species Program, Conserve Wildlife Foundation’s David Wheeler, and all the awesome photographers who contributed their work for the book.

We’d also like to thank Bergen County Audubon Society for sponsoring the event, and everyone who attended.