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    Observatory Open Public Viewing Nights

    The public is invited to the William D. McDowell Observatory on Wed. nights for open public viewing. Please check the events page for more details. 

News & Alerts

  • Bergen Community College Announce Partnership

    The NJSEA and Bergen Community College announced that the College will provide free public programming at the Authority’s William D. McDowell Observatory, Read more...

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 NJMC & 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.