Hopatcong Environmental Commission: National Trails Day Bird Walk
The Hopatcong Environmental Commission invites you to join them for a NATIONAL TRAILS DAY BIRD WALK at will take place on Saturday, June 5th from 10:00 – 12:00 PM.
The guided hikes by the Hopatcong Environmental Commission are always a treat based upon the professional guides, which this time will be focusing on the birds and trees that you will encounter along the hiking trail.
Hike Area: ROLAND MAE EVES – Mountain Inlet Sanctuary
Location: 401 Lakeside Ave (Northwood) Hopatcong
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Estimated End Time: 12:00 PM
Guides: The walk will be led by 2 Audubon Society guides
Registration: Call 973-770-0461 to sign up
Limit: 25 People
Come join us on this special day to learn more about birds in New Jersey’s woods.
More About the Hopatcong Environmental Commission:
The promotion of conservation, antipollution, beautification and development of the natural resources of the Borough of Hopatcong.
The planning and implementing of and informing the public about local conservation, antipollution and beautification programs.
The compiling and keeping of an index of all scenic historic park recreation open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshlands, swamps and other wetlands.
The power to conduct research into possible use of the open areas of the Borough of Hopatcong.
Recommend to the Borough Land Use Board plans and programs for inclusion in a Municipal Master Plan and the development and use of such areas.
Advertise, prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets which, in its judgment, it deems necessary for its purposes.
Manage donated or purchased lands for conservation purposes and operate conservation programs.
Act as the coordinating agency of the community on conservation matters and a liaison between local conservation needs and regional, state and federal agencies ministering to those needs.
The Commission, with the approval of the Council of the Borough of Hopatcong, may from time to time acquire property, both real and personal, in the name of the Borough of Hopatcong, by gift, purchase, grant, bequest, devise or lease, for any of its purposes, including, but not limited to, use as living museums, sites for scientific study, areas for teaching of natural history, and conservation, places of historic or prehistoric interest, and beauty and habitat for rare and endangered plants and animals, and shall administer the same for such purposes subject to the terms of the conveyance or gift. Such an acquisition may be to acquire the fee or any lesser interest, development right, easement (including conservation easement), covenant or other contractual right (including a conveyance on condition or with limitations or reversions) as may be necessary to acquire, maintain, improve, protect, limit the future use of, or otherwise conserve and properly utilize open spaces and other land and water areas in the Borough of Hopatcong.