2017 Events

  • Stargazing, Nature Walks, Meadowlands Birding Festival and more

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

The William D. McDowell Observatory

Please join us every Wednesday for free open viewing at the observatory. Please click below to see times and dates. 
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News & Alerts

  • NJSEA Extends Environmental Education
    Partnership With Ramapo College

    K-12 Programs Provide Unique, Hands-On
    Learning Opportunities in the Meadowlands. Read more... 

  • Next Scheduled Holiday Closing, Monday, September 4
The NJSEA offices, the Kegan Landfill and the Environment center will be closed in honor of Labor Day. 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.