2017 Events

  • Join us for our annual Halloween event to see and learn about wolves and bats! Enjoy an outdoor experience and join one of our twice-monthly nature walks. 

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William D. McDowell Observatory

Join us every Wednesday evening, weather permitting, for free open viewing at the Observatory. 
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News & Alerts

  • Don't miss our Halloween Event!!

  • Next Scheduled Holiday Closing is Election Day, November 7, 2017. 
The NJSEA offices and the Environment center will be closed for Election Day. The Keegan Landfill and DeKorte Park will be open.

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Nature Blog

Municipal Assistance Programs

The NJSEA provides several additional resources to District towns that help to reduce the cost of local government, benefit the environment and improve resident's quality of life.

Pontoon Boat Cruises & Canoe Tours

The NJSEA operates a fleet of pontoon boats, staffed by experts on the natural and human history of the region and certified in boating through programs by the U.S. Coast Guard and the State of New Jersey.

Guided Bird Walks with NJSEA & BCAS

The NJSEA and the Bergen County Audubon Society (BCAS) offer twice-monthly, free guided bird walks at locations throughout the Meadowlands District.
Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute
MERI conducts research and develops new technologies to collect, analyze and communicate environmental information.
Meadowlands Environment Center
The MEC is a New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority facility operated by Ramapo College of New Jersey.