For many years at this special time of year I have sat down and wrote about all the many things I have been thankful for as our environment and the people around it are concerned. Last year at this exact time I was struggling to get through my hip replacement surgery and trying to deal […]
The board members of Bergen County Audubon Society are proud to announce that the winner of the first Jill Homcy Memorial Award is Dee De Santis, recognized for her tireless efforts to protect a nesting pair of Bald Eagles in Ridgefield Park. This award honors Jill’s memory by recognizing a photographer or videographer whose skill […]
We have seen some great success stories in the birding world in recent years. The Bald Eagle has made a triumphant recovery from the edge of extinction, the Peregrine Falcon, once gone from the Eastern United States, has now returned, and the Osprey has become almost common place where it once had disappeared. Yet today […]
It was 8 years year ago that my wife and I escaped our Moonachie home chest high in water carrying our two beagles on our shoulders. The look of shock on the faces of our scared and frightened neighbors that escaped the most horrific natural disaster of my lifetime along with us will never be […]
Amid the concrete and iron, along the steel rails and paved roads, within the highways, parked cars, power lines, jet noise and people rushing off to work lies an overlooked natural Eden where Green-winged Teal gather, Yellowlegs organize and Black Skimmers fly in formation. Most times overlooked, unheeded and ignored by our human fragilities, and […]
As Bergen County Audubon President I couldn’t be more proud to announce our 2020 Conservation Award winners. These two amazing women have dedicated themselves to protecting and preserving our environment and have created a better place not only for wildlife but also a healthier planet for all of us to live. Alexa Fantacone Alexa has […]
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]