NJ Audubon

What is, and Why, Femelschlag

There is no such thing as a “Shade-Loving” plant, plain and simple. In elementary school we learned about photosynthesis. Remember photosynthesis? The essential process of how plants, (except holoparasitic or semiparasitic plants) make food by an endothermic (‘takes in heat’) chemical process that uses sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into…...

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Northern Bobwhite Restoration Initiative Published in Journal of Wildlife Management!

In the February 2021 edition of The Wildlife Society’s prestigious Journal of Wildlife Management, the first of several research papers associated with the Northern Bobwhite Restoration Initiative will be published. The Northern Bobwhite Restoration Initiative was initiated in 2014 by New Jersey Audubon and brought together project collaborators Pine Island…...

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Birding Cape May Point – January 9, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Bernie Hodgdon, Kyle Chelius Temp: 32° F Winds: 15-20 mph NNW Weather Conditions: Sunny Ponds and feeders held the birds on this windy, cold day. There are a good variety of ducks on Lily Lake and the State Park ponds. CMBO’s feeders were full at the Northwood…...

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AVALON SEAWATCH UPDATE – December & Season Summary

Hi everyone!  We’ve come to the end of another Seawatch season! This December has been somewhat slow, so rather than give a day-by-day breakdown, I’ll just point out some highlights then give you a quick overview of the season totals! December started out by continuing the November trend of gannets…...

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New Jersey Audubon and Mars Wrigley Partner in Water and Wildlife Conservation

With assistance from New Jersey Audubon, Mars Wrigley  recently enrolled into the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program to shape a better world by protecting water quality and improving wildlife habitat. The project will positively benefit the community by planting a pollinator meadow and buffer…...

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MONTCLAIR HAWKWATCH UPDATE – Late Season Summary

The second half of this unique 2020 season had its share of challenges but was also a boon of amazing observations. Bad weather continued through the last two weeks of October and caused us to miss a few days; despite this, these proved to be two of our best weeks…...

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