Field Trips

Guidelines.

LISTINGS

August 14 (Sun) 12:00PM-3:00PM  Butterfly Festival at the New Jersey Botanical Garden in Ringwood  Join us as we celebrate all things butterfly.  Guided butterfly walks throughout the afternoon, we’ll also have a table with butterfly and plant information plus other informative handouts.  Rain cancels.  $5.00 parking fee applies.  Contact Don Torino greatauk4@gmail.com (201) 230-4983
August 16 (Tues) 10:00AM  Mill Creek Marsh  Join us as we explore the marsh trails looking for raptors, migrating shorebirds, egrets and herons.  Scenic NYC skyline view and home of ancient cedar stumps.
Contact Don Torino greatauk4@gmail.com (201) 230-4983
August 21 (Sun) 9:30AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy  Join us for a mid summer nature walk looking for the birds and butterflies that call the creek their home. Contact Don Torino greatauk4@gmail.com
(201) 230-4983  
August 21 (Sun) 1:00PM-3:00PM  Fifth Annual Junior Naturalist Program at Teaneck Creek Conservancy  Join us for a fun afternoon as we explore Teaneck Creek and learn about the plants, birds, insects, mammals and reptiles that can be found there. Ages 7-12.  Registration requiredspace is limited to the first 20 children.  Contact Marie Longo mlongo8383@aol.com (201) 498-0809
August 23 (Tues) 9:00AM-11:00AM  Junior Naturalist Program at DeKorte Park  Join us for our first Junior Naturalist Program at DeKorte as we explore the plants, birds, insects mammals and reptiles that can be found in the Meadowlands.  Ages 7-12.  Registration required, space is limited to the first 20 children.  Contact Marie Longo mlongo8383@aol.com (201) 498-0809  ALL SPACES FILLED-WAIT LIST ONLY
September 4 (Sun) 10:00 AM Losen Slote Creek Park. Thrushes, Warblers and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino 201-
230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 6 (Tues) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy. Warblers and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-
4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 11 (Sun) 9:30 AM Indian Pond in Teaneck. We’ll look for egrets and shorebirds and fall migrants. Contact: Don
Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 17 (Sat) 8:30 AM Hilltop Reservation. Fall Migrants. Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu
September 17 (Sat) 9:30 AM – 12:00PM State Line Lookout, Alpine. We’ll be watching migrant Raptors, especially Broadwinged
Hawks and local Eagles and Peregrine Falcons. Contact: Peggy O’Neill 201-868-5829 omargarito@aol.com
September 18 (Sun) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy. Warblers and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-
4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 20 (Tues) 10:00 AM Harrier Meadow. Warblers, Shorebirds, Egrets and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino
201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 22 (Thurs) 10:00 AM Ramapo County Reservation. Warblers, Thrushes and other fall migrants. Contact Chris
Takacs 201-207-0426 americanchris22@gmail.com
September 24 (Sat) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Forsythe NWR (aka Brig) Fall migrants, especially Shorebirds and Egrets. Contact:
Peggy O’Neill 201-868-5829 omargarito@aol.com or Bill Resotko 732-899-2004

September 25 (Sun) 10:00 AM NJ Botanical Garden Nature Walk. Looking for Butterflies, Flowering plants and fall migrants.
Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
September 27 (Tues)  10:00AM-12:00AM  Birding By Boat at River Barge Park **Rain date September 29 (Thu)  Second trip added due to popular demand.  Join us as we take a pontoon cruise looking for herons, egrets, osprey and other birds of interest.  Enjoy the sites from a unique perspective. Space is limited, pre-registration required.  Suggested donation-$15.00.  All proceeds go toward the restoration of the Hackensack River Ecosystem.  Questions?  Contact Don Torino greatauk4@gmail.com (201) 230-4983  To book your seat contact Cathy Vonk (201) 460-4677.

October 2 (Sun) 10:00 AM Richard DeKorte Park. Shorebirds, Herons, Egret, Sparrows and other fall migrants. Contact: Don
Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
October 4 (Tues) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy. Sparrows, Warblers and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino
201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
October 6 (Thurs) 10:00 AM New Overpeck Park. Sparrows and other fall migrants. Contact Chris Takacs 201-207-0426
americanchris22@gmail.com
October 11 (Tues) 9:00AM Tenafly Nature Center  We’ll walk the preserve and look for sparrows, fall migrants and other birds of interest.  Contact Don Torino greatauk4@gmail.com (201) 230-4983.

October 16 (Sun) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy. Looking for sparrows and other fall migrants. Contact: Don Torino 201
-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
October 18 (Tues) 10:00 AM Mill Creek Marsh Herons, Ducks, Sparrows, Shorebirds, and other birds of interest. Contact: Don
Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com
October 20 (Thurs) 8:30 AM Branch Brook Park. Meet at welcome center 1/2 mile north of Heller Parkway. We will
carpool from there. Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu
October 22 (Sat) 8:30 AM Hatfield Swamp. Sparrows and other fall migrants.
Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu
October 23 (Sun) 10 AM The New Weis in Ringwood. Sparrows and fall migrants. Contact Don Torino,
201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com