Find our Table at the Meadowlands Birding Festival!
Join us for a family-friendly day of bird walks, talks, raptor visits, kids activities and more celebrating the Meadowlands amazing bird population.
Highlights include a keynote talk by renowned author Sharon Stiteler "The Bird Chick" and a live raptor demonstration. For more information please visit njsea.com.
Co-hosted by New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority and Bergen County Audubon Society.
Birding Boat Tours Offered by Hackensack Riverkeeper. Tours depart from River Barge Park, 260 Outwater Lane, Carlstadt. To register, call 201-968-0808. Tours are for ages 10 and up.
Schedule of Events:
7:00 AM Sunrise Walk at Harrier Meadow • Off Disposal Road, North Arlington
9:00 AM Marsh Discovery Trail Walk
10:00 AM Digiscoping Seminar With Sharon Stiteler “Birdchick”
11:00 AM Live Raptor Show With Avian Wildlife Center
12 Noon Lyndhurst Nature Reserve Walk
1:00 PM Keynote Talk and Award Ceremony • Sharon Stiteler “Birdchick”
2:30 PM Live Raptor Show With Avian Wildlife Center
2:30 PM Beginners Bird Walk • Overview of DeKorte Park
3:00 PM Leader’s Choice Walk • Your guide will choose location
All walks meet outside the Meadowlands Environment Center (except 7 am walk). Keynote talk and raptor shows take place in the Environment Center.
KID’S ACTIVITIES: Ongoing from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Meadowlands Environment Center Courtyard. Activities include: Make an ice cream cone bird feeder, make a pair of binoculars, scavenger hunt and more.