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Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Bergen Audubon Reaches a Milestone: 100 Certified Wildlife Gardens Now Registered!

Don Torino (right) presents George Avrov with a Bergen County Audubon Society Certified Wildlife Garden sign

A little over one year ago Bergen County Audubon Society began a program to help create and register wildlife gardens in backyards, school yards, places of worship and local businesses.

These certified wildlife gardens would help migratory birds, butterflies and pollinators find a place among the concrete and congestion of the most densely populated state in the nation.

These small natural oaseswould also create stepping stones for migratory birds, ultimately linking together all our nature centers aiding our birds on their grueling and arduous migratory journey. Today we are proud to announce that we have reached 100 certified wildlife gardens!

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