• 2015 Fall Events

    Experience the Meadowlands’ scenic beauty and wildlife from the vantage point of a pontoon boat or canoe. Explore our parks on guided nature walks and view the night sky through our state-of-the-art telescope. Read more... 

    Total Lunar Eclipe - Sept. 27

    Join us to view the lunar eclipse at our observatory through our our state-of-the-art telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome.  Read more...

News & Alerts

  • NJSEA and 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...
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    Effective Feb. 5, 2015

    The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission was made a part of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. There will be no interruption in the services provided to the public and the regulated community.
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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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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.