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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: February 1, 2016
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Here is the February, 2016 newsletter:

1. Thursday, February 4, at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MEETING at the Bayonne Public Library in the downstairs small conference room. Discussion about nature, birds, photography and whatever crosses our minds.

2. Saturday, February 6, Bird Walk at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Lefante Walk. Meet at the first green bridge behind Otaiko Restaurant in South Cove Commons Mall. We’ll look for hawks, owls, herons and ducks. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

3. Thursday, February 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Rutkowski Park. Meet at the gate near the restrooms of S. Gregg Bayonne Hudson County Park. We’ll be looking for winter loons, grebes and ducks. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

4. Saturday, February 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Lefante Walk. Meet at the first green bridge behind Otaiko Restaurant in South Cove Commons Mall. We’ll look for wintering hawks, owls and ducks. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.

5. Thursday, February 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Rutkowski Park. Meet at the gate near the restrooms of S. Gregg Bayonne Hudson County Park. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope. We’ll be looking for loons, grebes and ducks.

6. Saturday, February 20, at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Shoreline Clean-up at Rutkowski Park, meet at the gate near the restroom of S. Gregg Hudson County Park. Pick-up sticks, garbage bags, gloves, goggles, water and snacks are provided. Dress warm for dirty work. Heavy rain/snow cancels this event.

7. Thursday, February 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Rutkowski Park. Meet at the gate near the restrooms of S. Gregg Bayonne Hudson County Park. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope. We’ll be looking for scoters, grebes and ducks.

8. Saturday, February 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bird Walk at Lefante Walk. Meet at the first green bridge behind Otaiko Restaurant in South Cove Commons Mall. We’ll look for wintering hawks, owls and ducks. Bring your binoculars, we’ll bring the scope.  

Be sure to tell your friends to join the Bayonne Nature Club! Join by participating in a bird walk, meeting, shoreline clean-up, planting the butterfly garden and/or displaying your photos at the library. We charge no dues. We are nature enthusiasts and activists. 
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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.