Daily Archives: October 14, 2015

Scott Weidensaul at the Meadowlands Environment Center Nov. 13!

Scott Weidensaul, a nature author from Schuylkill County, handles a barred owl at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Albany Township. 2/11/03 Photo by Bill Uhrich

We are thrillled to announce that Scott Weidensaul, one of the nation’s leading naturalists, will give a free talk at the Meadowlands Environment Center at 7:30 pm on Friday, Nov. 13. Weidensaul’s talk on the plight of migratory birds is titled, “Birds, Beans and Conservation: Simple Ways to Save Migratory Birds.”

Scott Weidensaul is the author of more than two dozen books, including the Pulitzer Prize-finalist about migratory birds, “Living on the Wind.” Weidensaul’s newest book: “The Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean,” will be available for purchase, and Scott will sign autographs of the book after the event. This program is sponsored by Birds & Beans: The Good Coffee, and hosted by the Bergen County Audubon Society. For more information, email greatauk4@gmail.com or call 201-230-4983.

BCAS Nature Walk at Laurel Hill Park Next Tuesday Oct. 20

Northern Harrier Credit NJSEA

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society on Oct. 20 for their Third- Tuesday-of-the-Month  Meadowlands Nature Walk. The free walk is at Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus from 10 am to noon. Keep an eye out for migrating raptors, shorebirds and other birds of interest, like the Northern Harrier shown in this post. The walk meets at the main parking lot by the ballfields. For more information, email greatauk4@gmail.com or call 201-230-4983.