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Stop & Shop

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875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States

August 2021

Hatfield Swamp Summer Meander

August 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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With Dave Hall. We hope to find early fall migrants in the wetland meadows and forests of this largely intact Essex County reservation. Exploring varied habitats for a wide variety of birds including warblers, flycatchers and more. Footing may be wet. Meet at Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 and carpool from there to different parts of this large reservation. Footing may be wet. The majority of the Hatfield Swamp consists of forested wetlands with areas of scrub-shrub habitat and emergent wetland within the flood plain of the Passaic River. The site encompasses the Great Piece Meadows Natural Heritage Priority Site. Wintering Sharp-shinned Hawks, Long-eared Owls and Northern Saw-whet Owls are common. Meet at the Stop and Shop parking lot on Bloomfield Ave in West Caldwell.   NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Effective June 4, 2021, 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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September 2021

Fall Birding at Hatfield Swamp

September 30, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Explore varied habitats for fall migrants such as warblers and raptors to make an exciting trip! Meet at Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 and carpool from there to different parts of this large reservation. Footing may be wet. The majority of the Hatfield Swamp consists of forested wetlands with areas of scrub-shrub habitat and emergent wetland within the flood plain of the Passaic River. The site encompasses the Great Piece Meadows Natural Heritage Priority Site. Wintering Sharp-shinned Hawks, Long-eared Owls and Northern Saw-whet Owls are common. 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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November 2021

Hatfield Swamp Birding in November

November 6, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Explore varied habitats for fall migrants such as warblers and raptors to make an exciting trip! Meet at Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 and carpool from there to different parts of this large reservation. Footing may be wet. The majority of the Hatfield Swamp consists of forested wetlands with areas of scrub-shrub habitat and emergent wetland within the flood plain of the Passaic River. The site encompasses the Great Piece Meadows Natural Heritage Priority Site. Wintering Sharp-shinned Hawks, Long-eared Owls and Northern Saw-whet Owls are common. 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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January 2022

Hatfield Swamp

January 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:45 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Take a journey into the frozen swamp to search for winter visitors and early spring migrants that call the heart of western Essex County home. Footing could be icy or muddy depending on the weather. 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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February 2022

Hatfield Swamp

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Take a journey into the frozen swamp to search for winter visitors and early spring migrants that call the heart of western Essex County home. Footing could be icy or muddy depending on the weather. 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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April 2022

Hatfield Swamp

April 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Explore varied habitats for spring migrants like warblers and raptors along with views of late-departing waterfowl. Footing may be wet or muddy. We will carpool to the trailhead. Location: Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 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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May 2022

Hatfield Swamp

May 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, #West
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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Explore varied habitats for spring migrants like warblers and raptors along with views of late-departing waterfowl. Footing may be wet or muddy. We will carpool to the trailhead. Location: Stop & Shop, 875 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 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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