Daily Archives: June 15, 2016

BCAS Sponsors Audubon Adventures Curriculum For Grades 3-6


CALLING ALL MEADOWLANDS AREA SCHOOLS (and any others that may be interested)!

Bergen County Audubon Society sponsors a great FREE environmental education curriculum program called Audubon Adventures through the National Audubon Society for grades 3-6. Developed by professional environmental educators, Audubon Adventures presents standards-based science content about birds, wildlife and their habitats.  Audubon Adventures can be easily integrated into the existing curriculum areas of science, social studies, mathematics, language arts, and creative arts.  The program comes in the form of a printed kit and will be mailed to your school. The school will also receive membership in the National Audubon Society.

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Native Plantings At Mill Creek Marsh Doing Well

Butterfly Weed MCM 6.11.16 mickey raine

The Bergen County Audubon Society will be happy to know that the plants they donated to the NJSEA for use at Mill Creek Marsh are growing quite well and doing their job in attracting butterflies and pollinators. Mickey Raine was out at the Marsh this past weekend and reports that he saw an abundance of Cabbage White Butterflies as well as bees and Milkweed Beetles.

Cabbage White MCM 6.11.16 Mickey RaineGolden Northern Bumble Bee 6.11.16

Mill Creek Point Nature Walk Next Tuesday!

Heron Gull - Alice Leurck

Heron Gull – Alice Leurck

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society next Tuesday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to noon for a guided nature walk at Mill Creek Point Park and the Secaucus High School Boardwalk. They’ll be looking for for Osprey, shorebirds, herons, egrets and other birds of interest. The boardwalk is above a wetlands mitigation area and a great opportunity to see improved marshland.

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