Due to the overcast conditions, the William D. McDowell Observatory public viewing session tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 31) has been cancelled. The next public viewing night is Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 8 to 10:30 pm.
Notify the CDC, Homeland Security and Dr. Phil. Zombies are real and the apocalypse is upon us! Be warned: These Zombies could be your neighbors, co-workers, Government officials or even as we speak they could very well be a member of your very own family! And their victims will be all of us if we allow this epidemic to spread.
BCAS President Don Torino dropped off six, 40lb bags of birdseed at DeKorte Park yesterday morning. The seed will help provide much-needed fuel for the many birds that reside in and pass through the park this winter. Don is pictured with NJSEA staffer Gabrielle Bennett-Meany, who oversees the park. Thank you BCAS for your dedication to DeKorte!
One of my great pleasures leading Bergen Audubon as your President has been the opportunity to meet so many devoted, hardworking and caring people in many communities that are committed to conservation and making the environment a better place, not only for the wildlife but also for their entire community.
Our Conservation Awards are for these heroes who have given of themselves with little recognition and often with personal sacrifice. So it is in their honor that we are proud to announce our winners of the 9th annual “Bergen County Audubon/Harold Feinberg Conservation Awards.”
Our Conservation award is named in honor of the late Harold Feinberg, BCAS Board member and field trip chairman for many years. Harold was a mentor, an enthusiastic supporter of our endeavors and always gave freely of his expertise with a combination of patience and knowledge that few possess.
This year we are very proud to have three well deserved award winners.
Environmental reporters Scott Fallon and Jim O’Neill from the Record newspaper and author, educator and mentor Judy Cinquina.
Dennis Cheeseman was out at Mill Creek Marsh at lunch today and came back with these great photos. A very productive lunch hour!
Thanks to Dennis Cheeseman for sending along his “Shots of the Day” taken yesterday at DeKorte. A great way to start a beautiful morning!