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Essex County Environmental Center

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Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 NJ United States

January 2022

Riker Hill and Becker Tract

January 29 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Essex County Environmental Center, Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 NJ United States + Google Map

Walk through old farm fields to discover overwintering field birds. Hike along the ridge at Riker Hill for great views and a look at woodland birds. Meet at the Essex County Environmental Center and we will carpool to the hiking site. Led by Dave Hall, Associate Naturalist PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED COST: $10 members, $15 nonmembers. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. REGISTER HERE

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February 2022

Troy Meadows

February 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Essex County Environmental Center, Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 NJ United States + Google Map

Search the edges of the swamp for wintering birds. Be prepared for muddy or icy conditions. We will carpool to the trail head. Led by Dave Hall, Associate Naturalist PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED COST: $10 members, $15 nonmembers. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. REGISTER HERE

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March 2022

Troy Meadows

March 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Essex County Environmental Center, Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 NJ United States + Google Map

Search the edges of the swamp for wintering birds. Be prepared for muddy or icy conditions. We will carpool to the trail head. Led by Dave Hall, Associate Naturalist PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED COST: $10 members, $15 nonmembers. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: All NJ counties are considered medium to low COVID-19 community levels.  New Jersey Audubon highly recommends that anyone who is not fully vaccinated, wants additional protection, or comes from a higher community level area should consider wearing a mask and social distancing, especially indoors.  Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. REGISTER HERE

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August 2022

Becker Farm Birding Meander

August 25 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Essex County Environmental Center, Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 NJ United States + Google Map

Explore both field and forest while enjoying beautiful vistas of the Passaic River Valley. This is the right time to discover late breeding birds like American Goldfinch plus early “fall” migrants and dispersing young birds that are not quite sure where they belong after their parents have left. Becker Farm dates back to 1880 when it was a farm. Over the years this farm added its famous railroad which entertained families for over 30 years. The now abandoned farm is a great place to spot grassland birds. Location: Meet at Essex County Environmental Center, 621 B Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland, NJ 07068 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED COST: $10 members, $15 nonmembers. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: All NJ counties are considered medium to low COVID-19 community levels.  New Jersey Audubon highly recommends that anyone who is not fully vaccinated, wants additional protection, or comes from a higher community level area should consider wearing a mask and social distancing, especially indoors.  Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. REGISTER HERE

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