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Join the Bayonne Nature Club by coming to a bird walk, meeting or shoreline clean-up.  We charge no dues, just come when you can. We look forward to seeing you!  

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This page was last updated: August 25, 2015
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September, 2015 Events: 

1. Thursday, September 3, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MEETING at the Bayonne Public Library in the downstairs small conference room.  Share nature experiences, plan the Autumn Equinox Picnic at Hudson Cty Park.

2. Saturday, September 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. SENIOR FLEA MARKET at the 56th Street Senior Center.  There’s no telling what treasures you’ll find! BNClub is fund raising to buy snacks and water for our shoreline clean-up volunteers.

3. Wednesday, September 16, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bird Walk at Lefante Walk. Meet at the green gate behind Otaiko Restaurant in South Cove Commons Mall. Hawk migration has begun.Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

4. Autumn Equinox Picnic – To Be Announced. 

5. Saturday, September 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bird Walk at Rutkowski Park. Meet at the gate near the restrooms of Gregg Bayonne Hudson Cty Park. The Bayonne Peninsula Women’s Club will be joining us on this walk. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

6. Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bird Walk at Lefante Walk. Meet at the gate behind Otaiko Restaurant in the South Cove Commons Mall.  We’ll continue to watch for migrating hawks. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

7. Saturday, September 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. SENIOR CRAFT FAIR at the 56th Street Senior Center.  BNClub will offer hand-painted canvas shopping bags, indoor plants and author-signed copies of Go To Liberty, an environmental novel—a great gift for young and old readers. Funds will be used for our many projects. 

8. Wednesday, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bird Walk at Rutkowski Park. Meet at the gate near the restrooms of Gregg Bayonne Hudson Cty Park. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope. Warblers and hawks are on the move. 

Come to the Bayonne Public Library Main Branch after Sept. 10 and see our photo display on the First Floor, both sides of the hall. See our NATURE OF BAYONNE and Autumn photos. (We apologize for the confusion last month. We were unable to display on second floor.)


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BAYONNE NATURE CLUB
Appreciating, protecting and improving urban nature sites
Above picture taken by Susan Hill. 7/2012.
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A King Rail and chick seen in Bayonne NJ, July 26, 2014 from Lefante Walk. Video by Michael Ruscigno.
Below, Clapper Rail seen in Bayonne NJ, August, 2012.  Video by Michael Ruscigno.
Below, the Yellow-crowned Night Heron seen in Bayonne NJ June, 2013. Video by Michael Ruscigno.
Below: the first Bald Eagle seen in Hudson County, NJ in over 50 years. Eagle populations are increasing in NJ as the rivers become cleaner. This is why we fight for cleaner rivers.  Video taken on Feb. 25, 2015 by Mike Ruscigno.