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Jim Wright has lived next to the Celery Farm Natural Area for more than 16 years. He is a freelance writer and birding columnist for The Record. Jim is also a New Jersey trustee for The Nature Conservancy, with a special interest in High Mountain Park Preserve.

Jim gives illustrated talks about the Celery Farm, the Meadowlands, High Mountain, the Fell House in Allendale, local ghost stories he has written. and other topics of interest.

Jim is the author of several books, including "The Nature of the Meadowlands," "Hawk Mountain." "Jungle of the Maya" and "In the Presence of Nature," a coffee table book about the Celery Farm.

Contact Jim for more information about scheduling a speaking engagement.


Birds, nature, conservation, local history, photography, screech owls, the environment.