Field Trips

Guidelines.

LISTINGS

May 07 (Sat) 8:00 AM Celery Farm. Meet at the Green Way entrance. We’ll explore the wetlands and deciduous woods for warblers, flycatchers, vireos and other spring migrants.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

May 08 (Sun) 10:00 AM Mother’s Day bird walk at Ridgefield Nature Center, Skeetkill Marsh Warblers, spring migrants and a stop to visit the monk parakeets. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

May 10 (Tues) 9:00 AM Tenafly Nature Center Looking for spring migrants and early nesting activity. Contact: Flo Rutherford 201-214-2114 flo.rutherford@gmail.com

May 14 (Sat) BCAS Spring Count-Birdathon Volunteers welcome. Coordinator: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu  (To make a pledge for our Spring Count, please download our flyer here.)

May 15 (Sun) 8:00 AM Garret Mountain Reservation  Meet at three-tiered parking lot. Looking for warblers and spring migrants that visit this important bird area. Contact: Brenda McIntyre 201-628-5030 BSMPHD@aol.com

May 15 (Sun) 11-5 Teaneck Creek Conservancy TEANECK CREEK SPRING FEST !   Join Bergen County Audubon for Nature Walks and Seminars Throughout the Day plus much more !  For more info Go to http://teaneckcreek.org/PDFs/2016-Spring-Fest-Flyer-Final.png

May 17 (Tues) 10:00 AM Mill Creek Marsh We’ll look for warblers, egrets, herons, shorebirds and other birds of interest. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

May 21 (Sat) 8:00 AM Sandy Hook Spring  migrants, raptors & shorebirds. Meet at lot “B” right after toll. Contact: Peggy O’Neill 201-868-5829 omargarito@aol.com or Bill Resotko 732-899-2004

May 22 (Sun) 10:00 AM New Jersey Botanical Garden Spring Nature Walk We’ll walk the gardens and meadows looking for warblers and nesting birds. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

May 26 (Thurs) 8:30 AM Hilltop Reservation Looking for warblers and other birds of interest. Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu

May 28 (Sat) 8:00 AM Bashakill WMA, Sullivan County, NY Marsh birds and warblers.  Meet at 1st Haven Road parking lot on left, prior to Haven Rd. bridge. Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu

June 05 (Sun) 10:00 AM DeKorte Park Native Plant Walk Learn about the native plants found at DeKorte and the pollinators, birds and wildlife they attract. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

June 07 (Tues) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy Looking for late spring arrivals and nesting birds. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

June 11 (Sat) 8:30 AM Hatfield Swamp Herons, raptors and other birds of interest. Contact: Dave Hall 973-226-7825 david.hall@einstein.yu.edu

June 11 (Sat) 10:00AM-2:00PM BCAS Feeder Cleaning Fundraiser at Wild Birds Unlimited in Paramus Help the birds and BCAS by having your feeders cleaned and scrubbed.  All proceeds go towards our education and conservation efforts.  $4.00 per feeder

June 12 (Sun) 10:00 AM New Jersey Botanical Garden Bluebird Walk We’ll walk the gardens and meadows looking for bluebirds and other birds of interest. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

June 16 (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

June 19 (Sun) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy Father’s Day Bird Walk Celebrate dad on his special day with a family nature walk.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

June 21 (Tues) 10:00 AM Mill Creek Point & Secaucus High Boardwalk Osprey, shorebirds, herons, egrets and other birds of interest.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

June 26 (Sun) 9:00 AM Flat Rock Brook Native Plant Walk Learn about the native plants found at FRB, and the pollinators, birds and wildlife they attract. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 03 (Sun) 10:00 AM DeKorte Park Birds & Butterflies Walk We’ll walk around DeKorte and look for the birds and butterflies that can be found at DeKorte in the summer.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 05 (Tues) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy We’ll walk around the creek and look for the birds and butterflies that can be found at TCC in the summer.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 10 (Sun) 1:00 PM New Jersey Botanical Garden Butterfly Walk We’ll walk the gardens and meadows looking for butterflies and the plants that attract them. Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 17 (Sun) 9:30 AM Teaneck Creek Conservancy Native Plant Walk Learn about the native plants that grow and thrive at Teaneck Creek and the birds, pollinators and wildlife attracted to them.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 19 (Tues) 10:00 AM Mill Creek Marsh  Herons, egrets, shorebirds and other birds of interest.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 23 (Sat) 9:00 AM Forsythe NWR (aka Brigantine)  Migrating shorebirds, raptors and other birds of interest.  Contact: Peggy O’Neill 201-868-5829 omargarito@aol.com or Bill Resotko 732-899-2004

July 25 (Mon)  Moth Night in the Meadowlands time TBA Join BCAS at DeKorte for the kick off of National Moth Week.  Moth experts will join us and set up white sheets, mercury vapor lights and “bait” trees to attract and identify the moths. Contact:  Don Torino 201-498-0809 greatauk4@gmail.com

July 30 (Sat) 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Butterfly Day at DeKorte Park (Rain date July 31) FREE TO ALL  Join us for this family friendly event celebrating all things butterfly.  Learn about butterflies and the plants that attract them, children’s activities, butterfly walks, music and more.  Contact: Don Torino 201-230-4983 greatauk4@gmail.com