Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

Harrier Meadow Walk This Tuesday (April 18)!

Harrier Meadow

Take advantage of a chance to explore Harrier Meadow, a beautiful natural area normally closed to the public, on Tuesday, April 18. The BCAS will lead a walk through meadow from 10 am to noon. They’ll be keeping an eye out for spring migrants, waterfowl and raptors. Harrier Meadow is located off Disposal Road in North Arlington.
For more info contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.

Wonderful Story in Today’s Record on the Natural Meadowlands

Check out today’s Record’s front page story here. It’s a wonderful story on bird photographer Ron Shields and the juxtaposition of the Meadowlands’ natural beauty amidst the industry, turnpike and other urban aspects that border our Meadowlands. There’s also a video with Ron and Mickey Raine, another fantastic photographic chronicler of the Meadowlands. Thanks to Chris Maag and Michael Karas for taking the time to come out and to Ron and Mickey for sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge!!!

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: A Tribute to Alice the Eagle

Six years ago a pair of American Bald Eagles nested in the most unlikely of places. Amid the concrete, cars and steel of the most densely populated state inside the most highly populated county, a species once thought lost forever had the tenacity and stubbornness to try and raise a family in place once believed to be impossible. And yet they not only survived but thrived in an urban wilderness not very welcoming to wild creatures

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