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Meeting: Wednesday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. at the Bayonne Public Library in the downstairs small conference room in the back. Discussion: Birds, photography and whatever crosses our minds.
Shoreline Clean-up, Saturday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m., meet at the restroom/gate of Rutkowski Park. We'll be cleaning up Rutkowski Beach and Fishermen's trail. We’ll provide pick-up sticks, garbage bags, gloves, water and snacks. We hope to see you there!
Bird Walk, Thursday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. at Rutkowski Park. Meet us at the restroom / gate of Rutkowski Park in S.Gregg Hudson County Park. Egrets should be returning! Heavy rain cancels.
Bird Walk, Wednesday, April 30, 10:00 a.m. at Lefante Walk. Join us for a walk to see incoming shorebirds. Meet at first green gate on Lefante Walk in South Cove Commons Shopping Mall. Bring your camera and/or binoculars or just come for the fun of it.
Our Photo Exhibit: "Spring" at the Main Library on Ave C and 31st Street will begin March 10 to April 30. If you are interested in submitting pictures, contact us.
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BAYONNE NATURE CLUB
Appreciating, protecting and improving urban nature sites
At left, Bayonne Nature Club on a bird walk July 26, 2012 in Rutkowski Park where we saw the Yellow-crowned Night Heron, a rare and endangered bird in New Jersey.
Above picture taken by Susan Hill. 7/2012.
A Tricolored Heron was recently seen in Rutkowski Park. Here is a picture taken by Michael Augustyniak on Aug. 3 of the heron in flight. These birds are more common in south Jersey.
Donate to BNC: Like everyone else, we have expenses: the cost of the web site, the cost of water and snacks for the shoreline clean-up volunteers and the cost of bird seed for our Birdfeeder Campaign. CLICK HERE and see the great gifts we offer for your donation. We deliver to those living in Bayonne, NJ.
Successful 16th Street Shoreline Clean-up: United Water and Hackensack Riverkeeper joined the Bayonne Nature Club for this January 18, 2014 shoreline clean-up. Twelve people picked up 39 bags of garbage, 19 tires, a grocery cart, mattresses and a video screen among other things. See more history of our clean-ups Click Here!