Monthly Archives: October 2018

Thank You BCAS!!!!

The NJSEA thanks the BCAS for its generous $200 donation made this week to help the Authority beautify DeKorte Park through new plantings and other work. As always, the NJSEA’s Gabrielle Bennett-Meany (pictured above), who oversees work at DeKorte, will make sure the money is put to good use!

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Helping Your Backyard Birds Through the Coming Winter

As we enter the most desperate time of year for our birds I thought I would share some helpful tips for getting our backyard birds through winter  as best we can.

As we lose more and more natural places to development and the land that is left may lack the biodiversity needed to sustain wildlife, our backyards become that much more important to the survival of many birds and other wildlife.

Small and seemingly insignificant backyards now become an oasis for birds that will depend on your yard to make it through the harsh winter months.

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Harrier Meadow Walk Tomorrow (Oct. 18)!!!

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society for a guided nature walk through Harrier Meadow in North Arlington from 10 am to noon tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 18. The pristine natural area is normally closed to the public, even more reason not to miss this opportunity!

Will Hugo the Hudsonian Godwit, recently photographed by NJSEA naturalists, still be there? Come along and find out!

For more information contact Don Torino at or 201-230-4983.

Afternoon Photos

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Thanks once more to Dave McClure for providing some great shots from his recent DeKorte Park outings. Enjoy!



American Redstart Warbler

American Kestrel