Monthly Archives: October 2018

Bring the kids to Halloween at the Meadowlands This Thursday!!!

Join us for an evening of not-so-spooky fun for kids featuring a live wolf and reptiles!

Reptiles, Amphibians, and More (6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.): This wildlife program includes an up-close and personal, hands-on learning experience with animals from the invertebrate, mammal, reptile and amphibian families.

The Myth of the “Big Bad Wolf” (7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): Learn about pack life, wolf communication, the future of the wolf in the Yellowstone area, and why the wolf is needed in the ecosystem. A lupine companion will be present on a leash.

Games, Crafts and Mad Scientist Lab: Ongoing

Click here to register.

Spectacular Sunday Walk

Great Egret and American Kestrel

There’s no shortage of great photos from Sunday’s Harrier Meadow walk. The walk by all accounts was tremendous, with sitings of Kestrels, Northern Harriers, Shorebirds and much more. We’ll start with some neat pairing shots and more by Alice Leurck. We’ll have plenty more throughout the day!

Snowy Egret and Yellowlegs

Pied-billed Grebe and Double-crested Cormorant


Spotted Sandpiper

Reminder: BCAS Walk This Sunday (Oct. 7) at Harrier Meadow!

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society for a guided nature walk through Harrier Meadow in North Arlington, a stunning preserve normally closed to the public, this Sunday, Oct. 7. They’ll be looking for fall migrants, waterfowl and shorebirds. The walk goes from 10 am to noon.

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

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Faith in the Fall

I know everyone says this summer has gone by much too fast . Between the rain and the heat there has not been nearly enough days to enjoy the outdoors. At least that Is the way it seems.

But I think every lover of nature ultimately welcomes the change in season. After all, to love and appreciate nature means we understand that things must eventually change and transform, and yet we still maintain the faith in the days ahead and have great hopes for the coming season.

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