There are unbelievable birding spots in and around Bergen County. Thanks to Bergen County Audubon Society, I've been introduced to a few.
For some of the best birding in South Jersey, I recommend a gem in the heart of the Pinelands.
In late October of last year, I was spending time with my family at our home in Morris County. It was morning and we were sitting downstairs together reading the newspaper. Suddenly, we heard a strange noise coming from above the flue in our fireplace.
In late October 2016, I was honored to join high school students from Barack Obama Green Charter High School in Plainfield at Duke Farms.
One of the best kept secrets in the movement: Environmental Leadership Program. Their mission? "To support visionary, action-oriented, and diverse leadership for a just and sustainable future."
"There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them."
This Jersey Girl traveled Naples, Florida in December 2015 and saw 22 life birds in one week! I also worked on my digiscoping skills.
I was honored to observe state biologists band bald eaglet "E13" from a nest along Mantua Creek in Gloucester County, New Jersey.
Emerging conservation professionals: join me in registering for the new Master Ecologist program at Duke Farms!
Interested in pursuing a career in New Jersey's environmental field? Want to learn more about what types of jobs are out there? Or do you want to go hiking with a group of recent grads who love the outdoors and craft beer?