Washington Crossing Audubon Society | Fall 2023

Palm Warbler” by Kelly Colgan Azar is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

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Fall Field Trips resume September 16!

Grasshopper Sparrow
Brigantine NWR

Saturday, September 16 at 9:00 AM

Mercer Meadows/Pole Farm

Saturday, September 23 at 8:00 AM

Birding Hot Spot Map

Public Programs 2023

Jay Watson with Kestrel nestling
Diversifying the Conservation Movement & Engaging the next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Jay Watson

Monday, September 18 at 8:00 PM
Virtual Program via Zoom

Window strikes killing birds at Riverview Plaza on the Trenton Waterfront
Jay Watson with Kestrel nestling

Holden Grant Applications due Sunday, October 15, 2023!

Washington Crossing Audubon Society received a generous bequest from the late Polly Holden to be used for conservation and environmental education. Our objective for providing grants from the Holden Fund is to assist individuals and organizations in advancing conservation and environmental education through initiatives broadly related to birdlife. A total of approximately $20,000 per year is available from the fund. Individual grants will be capped at $5,000. Click button below to go to our Holden Grants page for grant guidelines and application instructions.

Applications are due by October 15.

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*** Alert: Proposed conversion of Hollystone into a hotel. Historic Hollystone is next to Fiddlers Creek Preserve and adjacent to Baldpate. WCAS has extensive concerns ***

Historic Hollystone

Northern Saw-whet Owl © Tyler Christensen

Washington Crossing Audubon Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment and protection of birds, wildlife, and the environment through education, research, and conservation.

Washington Crossing Audubon Field Trip to Institute Woods, Princeton © Tyler Christensen

Experienced birders from Washington Crossing Audubon lead regular birding field trips in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, visiting some of the region’s top birding hotspots.

Chestnut-sided Warbler © Tyler Christensen

Washington Crossing Audubon supports several active research projects, including funding two bird monitoring sites here in central New Jersey and in the Central American country of Costa Rica.