2017 Events

  • Nature Walks, Stargazing & more

Join in a guided nature walk, gaze upon celestial bodies... Read more...

William D. McDowell Observatory

The observatory is open every Wednesday Evening for free public viewing, weather permitting. Please click below to see times. 

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News & Alerts

Picture of the cover of the new DeKOrte Park Trail Guide. NEW  Trail Guide!
We have a new trail guide! Available online or stop by the Park to pick up a printed copy found in our literature racks. The new guide includes beautiful pictures of common plants and wildlife found in DeKorte Park. Also includes revised park rules. 

We hope you enjoy it!

Holiday Closing

The NJSEA offices and Environment Center will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Nature Blog

  • A Celebration of Nature in North Jersey

    The Meadowlands Blog offers news, stunning images, bird sightings and nature events. Follow us Facebook and Twitter
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    Operating Status Hotline
    Toll Free Number: 866-927-6416
    This is an automated system that reports our current operating status. Use only in the event of an emergency. For normal circumstances, please call our offices 201.460.1700.

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.