Author Archives: Brian Aberback

Marsh Discovery Trail Closures

The middle section of the Marsh Discovery Trail will be closed for repairs starting on Saturday, July 2, until further notice. During this time a portion of the trail will be open from either entrance. In addition, the front entrance only will be closed every Saturday beginning on July 9.  Please obey all signs.

Reminder: BCAS Presents Native Plant & Butterfly Walk Sunday, July 3, at DeKorte Park

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society as they tour the park and talk about butterflies and natives plants and how you can make your own yard a butterfly sanctuary! This walks runs from 10 a.m. to noon.

Directions: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/njmc/Directions/directions-to-dekorte-park.pdf

Contact: Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983

Flora of Mill Creek Marsh

Red-twig Dogwood

We often post photos of avian species at Mill Creek Marsh. This morning we focus on the spectacular plant life to be seen there. Check out these great photos taken recently by Emilia Lorenz. They include the ever-important Common Milkweed, the only plant on which a Monarch Butterfly will lay eggs.

Staghorn Sumac
Common Milkweed
Senna

BCAS Presents Native Plant & Butterfly Walk Sunday, July 3, at DeKorte Park

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society as they tour the park and talk about butterflies and natives plants and how you can make your own yard a butterfly sanctuary! This walks runs from 10 a.m. to noon.

Directions: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/njmc/Directions/directions-to-dekorte-park.pdf

Contact: Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983

Butterfly Day Schedule Is Here!

Our biggest event of the season is less than one month away! Butterfly Day, at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst on Sunday, July 17, is co-hosted by the Bergen County Audubon Society and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. The day is packed with activities for adults and children. Check out the schedule below:

Sign up now for an NJSEA Pontoon Boat Tour!

Registration is now underway for NJSEA Pontoon Boat tours! The Hackensack River tours run until late September. They give a unique, up-close view of Meadowlands wildlife and wetlands, and provide scenic views of the Manhattan skyline. Be sure to bring your binoculars and cameras!

The two-hour, leisurely tours are free to the public. To register, click here

For questions, contact Cathy Vonk at cvonk@njsea.com or 201-460-4677.

All photos by Emilia Lorenz