Transverse Flower Fly on Common Chicory

Nature’s Focus: The Transverse Flower Fly

Transverse Flower Fly on Common Chicory. All Photo Credits: Thomas W. Gorman By Thomas W. Gorman With the seasonal wildflowers winding down I’ve noticed many pollinators are appearing to be scrambling to gather the much-needed nectar from any wildflowers that are left in the landscape. … Continue Reading →


Meadowlands Nature Blog: Yellow-headed Blackbird in Carlstadt

Photo Credit: NJMC naturalist emeritus Don Smith reports seeing a Yellow-headed Blackbird in Carlstadt not far from the Hackensack River yesterday, so be on the lookout. (Thanks, Don!) Click here to continue reading this story. Share |


Don’s Jersey Birding: Illegal Off-Road Vehicles Destroy Wildlife Habitats

Illegal off road vehicles are destroying wildlife habitat in New Jersey. All Photo Credits: Don Torino By Don Torino The preservation and protection of open space and wildlife habitat have always been dear to the citizens of New Jersey. Despite our deep concerns we still … Continue Reading →


Edison Wetlands Association Explores NJ’s Hardwood Forest

Sunlight steaming through the Hardwood forest. All Photo Credits: Kristen Poisler By Kristen Poisler This past Saturday was a beautiful day to explore the Hardwood Forest located in Northern Central NJ. The floor was covered in all kinds of leaves while the trees still held … Continue Reading →

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WNJ Photo of the Week: Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Photo Credit: Denise Pelley This week’s WNJ Photo of the Week is of an Ruby Throated Humming Bird sent in by Denise Pelley and was taken at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. If you have any wildlife photos you’d like to have as WNJ … Continue Reading →

Perch Cove @ Forsythe~Brigantine NWR

Nature’s Focus: Autumn in New Jersey

Perch Cove At Forsythe in Brigantine All Photo Credits: Thomas W. Gorman This time of the year is personally one of my favorite times to be outdoors because the transition of colors from summer into autumn is really quite beautiful. Throughout New Jersey you really … Continue Reading →


Meaodowlands Nature Blog : Our Next Walk Is Next Tuesday @ Losen Slote

Photo Credit: Meadowlands Nature Blog Our next walk with Bergen County Audubon Society is at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Losen Slote Creek Park in Little Ferry, where we’ll look for fall migrants and take a gander at the new butterfly garden. Click … Continue Reading →


Hunterdon Land Trust: Work at Saeger Preserve Honored With County Award

RARITAN, TOWNSHIP — Hungry deer, mile-a-minute weed and a hurricane couldn’t keep the Hunterdon Land Trust from safeguarding the Tom Saeger Preserve in Holland Highlands. The Land Trust’s efforts at the preserve were honored last week with the Hermia Lechner Award, given by the Hunterdon … Continue Reading →

This is Alice, the Eagle with the transmitter

Don’s Jersey Birding: Bald Eagles Still Call Ridgefield Park Home

Alice & Al, a Bald Eagle pair that continues to thrive on the Overpeck in Bergen County. Photo Credit: Alice Leurck By Don Torino Alice & Al, the now legendary pair of Bald Eagles continue to utilize their nest area as they wait for a … Continue Reading →

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WNJ Photo of the Week: Eastern Carpenter Bee

Eastern Carpenter Bee Photo Credit: Hadel Go This week’s WNJ Photo of the Week is of an Eastern Carpenter Bee sent in by Hadel Go and was taken in her backyard at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. If you have any wildlife photos you’d … Continue Reading →