Daily Archives: January 15, 2016

BCAS Nature Walk This Coming Tuesday (Jan. 19) In Secaucus

Common Raven

Don’t miss the Bergen County Audubon Society’s next Meadowlands Nature Walk, on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus. The free walk is from 10 am to noon. We’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for ravens, raptors, waterfowl and other birds of interest on the Hackensack River. The walk meets in the parking lot by the ballfields. Information: 201-230-4983 orĀ greatauk4@gmail.com.

BCAS Wildlife Garden Seminar Reminder

TCC Bens garden oct

Don’t forget to head to Wild Birds Unlimited in Paramus tomorrow at 10 am for a seminar on the Bergen County Audubon Society’s (BCAS) new Certified Wildlife Garden Program. Learn how to make your own backyard into a beneficial habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

The new program aims to raise awareness of the importance of ensuring that backyards, schoolyards, business grounds and other areas benefit wildlife. The BCAS invites homeowners, communities, schools, nature centers and others to have their gardens certified.

For more information click here. You can also contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.

Wild Birds Unlimited is located at 189 Route 17 North in Paramus.

Bald Eagles Numbers Soar in NJ!

Credit: Amy Newman, The Record

Credit: Amy Newman, The Record

The Record today reports great news: New Jersey’s bald eagle population added five nesting pairs in 2015, including a pair that set up home in a tree in Kearny near the confluence of the Hackensack and Passaic rivers. The results come from the Conserve Wildlife Foundation’s annual eagle population survey. Read the article here.