Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

Belleville High School Students Help Out at DeKorte Park

Angelo Gaccione organized a trip for his Belleville High School Environmental Science class to DeKorte Park last week to participate in a cleanup and enhancement program.

The class consisting of juniors and seniors recently won a science competition created by Gaccione for their extaordinary model of a watershed.  

The goal of the project was to build a city that illustrated how point and non-point pollution affected a waterway.  Three different classes  involved in the competition were given a 2-by-4 foot piece of plywood and were asked to show how seven non-point pollution sources and three point pollution sources affect a waterway.  Each class formed sub groups to work on smaller portions of their city  – they even had a mountain stream recirculating into a pond!

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Special BCAS Harrier Meadow Nature Walk Next Tuesday (May 15)!

Credit: Dede Kotler

Take the opportunity to experience Harrier Meadow with the Bergen County Audubon Society as they lead a walk through the beautiful natural area in North Arlington next Tuesday, May 15, from 10 am to noon. The 70-acre natural area teeming with birds and other wildlife is normally closed to the public. We’ll be on the lookout for spring migrants and more!

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