Just the other day political leaders from 64 countries participating in the United Nations Biodiversity Summit signed a pledge that they say recognizes the scale of the destruction currently being wrought on the natural world and to try to reverse the biodiversity loss over the next 10 years. “We are in a state of planetary emergency,” the […]
Help Bergen County Audubon Society President Don Torino celebrate his birthday as he leads a walk through the trails of DeKorte Park, the gem of the Meadowlands park system! The walk is tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 9 to 11 a.m. Contact is the birthday guy himself, Don Torino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-230-4983.
Help Bergen County Audubon Society President Don Torino celebrate his birthday as he leads a walk through the trails of DeKorte Park, the gem of the Meadowlands park system! The walk is from 9 to 11 a.m. Contact is the birthday guy himself, Don Torino at email@example.com or 201-230-4983.
The Hummingbirds still scuffle over the last failing flowers of the trumpets vines. Bumble Bees now feed franticly over the Asters and Ageratums, and the Monarchs still search out the Goldenrods on their long perilous migration south. The last flowers of summer, though fading, are not only critical to the lives of countless wildlife but […]
Flickers flew from the ground like a flushed covey of quail, a flock of Grackles greeted my presence and an Osprey stood alert atop an old White Birch. The sweet smelling white flowers of the summer sweet have all faded now. the Sassafras, Sweet gums and the Oak trees still hold on as fall fast […]
After reading the title I am sure you are envisioning a birder climbing a secluded mountain into the clouds, searching for the wise, old, all-knowing, all-seeing sage (who looks strangely like David Sibley) that dwells high up on the peak only stopping on their gallant quest to check EBIRD and argue with a friend online […]
No matter if you are an avid birder or just a person who happens to look up every once in a while, we all love to see a Bald Eagle soar over our heads, an Osprey catch a fish before our eyes or an amazing Peregrine Falcon make one of its incredible dives known to […]
The American proverb known as “Go big or go home” may be the worst idea when it comes to local conservation efforts. More often than not when local folks band together to try to save a patch of woods, meadow or pond they begin a frantic search for an endangered species, trying to recall sightings […]
For generations home gardeners have literally changed the ecosystems of our neighborhoods and unfortunately not for the better. Where once native trees, shrubs and flowers stood now have been replaced by plants from other places around the world, creating a false habitat; one that looks lush and inviting but in reality is insidiously void of […]
As I was getting into my truck a few weeks back a nice woman noticing the BCAS logo on my door waved her arms to flag me down. “This may be a stupid question,” she said hesitantly, “But is it me or are there more birds around this year?” I stopped and smiled and said, […]