Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

Reminder: Losen Slote Park Walk and Cleanup This Sunday May 7!

The Bergen County Audubon Society is leading a walk and cleanup at Losen Slote Creek Park in Little Ferry on Sunday, May 7, letting you enjoy the park’s natural beauty while acting as a steward for the park’s upkeep!

Losen Slote is one of the last upland forests in the Meadowlands and a great spot for bird watching and enjoying nature at its best. The walk is from 8:30 to 10:30 am, followed by the cleanup. Please bring your own work gloves.

For more information contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.



Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Keeper of the Meadowlands

Chances are if you have wandered the trails and paths of the Meadowlands over the years, whether it was a birding trip or just enjoying the beauty of the parks, you’ve encountered a special person that stopped by to lend you a helping hand.

It may have been explaining the differences between Greater or Lesser Yellow-legs, pointing out a flying Peregrine overhead, locating a rare  species of wildlife or maybe just helping guide you in the right direction. In all likelihood that person was Chris Takacs, a volunteer caretaker of sorts, expert birder and a person with a deep a passion for the Meadowlands like no one else I know.

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