May
6
10:00 am10:00

Trail Improvement at Riverside Drive

Working with Peter Dolan of the NY/NJ Trails Conference, volunteers will be trained in trail construction and improvement and will be supervised in working on Riverside Drive trail.  Please contact us at info@teaneckgreenway.org if you are interested in volunteering.

May
7
10:00 am10:00

Nature Walk with Nancy Slowik at Terhune Park

Nancy Slowik, a well-known naturalist and an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, will lead a walk along the Terhune Park section of the Greenway.  Nancy will help us identify the many different plants, shrubs and trees that grow there.  She also is a gifted birder, so bring binoculars to see the many birds that come to this part of the Eastern Flyway along the Hackensack River.  We will meet at the southern entrance of the Greenway on River Road, across from Hillcrest Street.  Street parking is available on Hillcrest.

May
11
11:00 am11:00

Opening of the Mary S. Topolsky Garden

The Friends of the Greenway will be dedicating the newly planted garden along the trail of the Mary Topolsky Garden and Trail.  Special guests will include the staff and residents of the Five Star Residence who generously donated three benches and a pail to this site.  The New Jersey Commission of the Blind will be in attendance to celebrate the new Braille map of the greenway that will be placed at the entrance to the trail.  The map was created as a result of grant money received from the Commission.  Street parking is available on Cadmus Court and Kipp Street.  Rain date: May 18th.

May
13
10:00 am10:00

Trail improvement at Riverside Drive

Working with Peter Dolan of the NY/NJ Trails Conference, volunteers will be trained in trail construction and improvement and will be supervised in working on Riverside Drive trail.  Please contact us at info@teaneckgreenway.org if you are interested in volunteering.

Jun
25
6:00 pm18:00

Eco-Cruise on the Hackensack River

Eco-cruise with Capt. Hugh Carola of the HackensackRiverkeeper.  Explore the lower Hackensack River and Meadowlands.  See flocks of egrets, herons, cormorants, and many other birds as the evening approaches.  Capt. Hugh will explain the history of the area and point out wildlife.  Seating is limited, and reservations are required.  The fee is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.  Call Lou Kahn at (201)833-1717 to reserveyour space and get directions to Laurel Hill State Park where you will pick up the boat.


Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Bird watching walk in Indian Pond

Chris Takacs, member of Bergen County Audubon Society, will lead a bird walk around Indian Pond for Friends of the Greenway.  The Hackensack River is along the eastern flyway and is a stop off point for many species of birds and water birds.  We may even be lucky enough to see eagles, as they have established a nest in this area along the river.  Bring a pair of binoculars.  Meet in the Andreas Park parking lot near the tennis court.

Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Cleanup at lower Brett

Earth Day Cleanup.  Join us at New Bridge in lower Brett.  Bring gloves, clipper or other garden tools. We will be cleaning up debris that floated in from the river over the winter and cutting back invasive vines.  We appreciate all the help we can get. Bring gloves, clippers, loppers and/or shovels.  Whatever you have.   Meet at the at the entrance to the trail near the old swing bridge off of Riverview Avenue.  Street parking is available.