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Annual NJ Audubon Plant Sale – ORDERING DEADLINE
Annual NJ Audubon Plant Sale – ORDERING DEADLINE @ Nature Center of Cape May
Apr 30 all-day
Order by April 30 for pickup May 9 and 10. PLANT SALE: Your gardens will be the buzz, tweet, and talk of the neighborhood when you get off to a good start with top-quality plants.  We emphasize the use of … Continue reading
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3rd NJ Bluebird Festival 8:00 am
3rd NJ Bluebird Festival @ Good Tree Farm
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday May 3rd, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.2015 NJ Bluebird Festival 8am-2pm, (Rain or Shine), New Egypt, NJ (Ocean Co.). Attendee Fee: FREE!Walk & Talks with Bluebird experts and local environmentalists at two locations; 8-10am (where Llamas will walk … Continue reading
Rocks Rock! 11:00 am
Rocks Rock! @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
For families and children ages 5 and older Did you know there are rocks at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center that formed when dinosaurs were alive?  Or that there was once a slab of ice a mile thick on top … Continue reading
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Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association 6:00 pm
Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday in April and May 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older Take a sunset hike along the trails and through the forest with our Trail Guides. Hikes are about 2-3 miles. These hikes … Continue reading
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4th Annual Great Swamp Scavenger Hunt 10:00 am
4th Annual Great Swamp Scavenger Hunt @ Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge's pavillion outside the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Calling all would-be explorers, adventurers, and buccaneers! The Great Swamp Scavenger Hunt is back for another year of outdoor fun! Think you know a thing or two about New Jersey’s Great Swamp? Then it’s time to test your powers of navigation … Continue reading
Spring Block Party and Plant Sale 10:00 am
Spring Block Party and Plant Sale @ Prudential Outdoor Learning Center
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
You’ll find crafts and activities for children, local vendors, gardening demos and a huge plant sale at our annual block party. There’s fun for the entire family! To ensure the best selection be sure to pre-order your plants.
International Migratory Bird Day — Woodford Cedar Wildlife Refuge 11:00 am
International Migratory Bird Day — Woodford Cedar Wildlife Refuge @ Woodford Cedar Wildlife Refuge
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Details: Hunters of the Sky program at 11am and 2pm. Program will occur in the Amphitheater and is free with admission. From 1-3pm, we will offer a Beginning Bird ID class, perfect for the first time birders. Learn how … Continue reading
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A Woodford Cedar Run Happy Mother’s Day
A Woodford Cedar Run Happy Mother’s Day @ Woodford Cedar Wildlife Refuge
May 10 all-day
Happy Mother’s Day Mom’s get FREE admission to our trails all day long (with a paid child’s admission). Programs include Owl Stories at 12pm and 3pm. Program is suitable for ages 5 and under, meets in the amphitheater and is … Continue reading
Moms and Merriment 2:00 pm
Moms and Merriment @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
For families and children ages 4 and up Treat mom to an afternoon on the trails of Flat Rock Brook Nature Center and to a homemade planter to take home for Mother’s Day! Enjoy some fresh air and natural beauty … Continue reading
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Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center 6:00 pm
Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday in April and May 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older Take a sunset hike along the trails and through the forest with our Trail Guides. Hikes are about 2-3 miles. These hikes … Continue reading
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Homeschool Program: Cells 1:00 pm
Homeschool Program: Cells @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
For children ages 5-7 and/or children ages 8-12 This is a great way to supplement your science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Children will be separated into groups by age to enhance their learning development. Each month’s lessons … Continue reading
Septic Maintenance: Protecting Pinelands Water and your Money 5:30 pm
Septic Maintenance: Protecting Pinelands Water and your Money @ Gibson House Community Center
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Regular maintenance of your septic system is important and can prevent costly repairs, extend longevity, and adds to your property value. Properly functioning septic systems are important for protecting your drinking water supply, public health, and vibrant Pinelands ecosystems. Program … Continue reading
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Flat Rock Brook Nature Association’s Recognition Dinner & Auction 6:00 pm
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association’s Recognition Dinner & Auction @ The Rockleigh
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association will host its biennial Recognition Dinner and Auction on Thursday, May 14th, at The Rockleigh, 26 Paris Avenue, Rockleigh, NJ.  Outstanding volunteers and community supporters will be recognized for their generous commitment of time, talent … Continue reading
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Environmental Symposium by United Water 8:30 am
Environmental Symposium by United Water @ Haworth Treatment Plant
May 15 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Environmental Symposium Featuring 3 presenters: Don Torino President, Bergen County Audubon Society Sarahfaye Mahon Science Educator , Paramus Catholic High School Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel Executive Director & Founder Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization (MEVO) For further information or to register contact … Continue reading
Environmental Symposium by United Water 1:00 pm
Environmental Symposium by United Water @ Haworth Treatment Plant
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Environmental Symposium Featuring 3 presenters: Don Torino President, Bergen County Audubon Society Sarahfaye Mahon Science Educator , Paramus Catholic High School Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel Executive Director & Founder Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization (MEVO) For further information or to register contact … Continue reading
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The Great Spring Bird Count 8:30 am
The Great Spring Bird Count @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
For adults and children ages 10 and older Help Flat Rock Brook Nature Center staff collect data on the bird species of our preserve.  This one day count will help us better understand which birds are frequenting Flat Rock Brook … Continue reading
Black Run Preserve Clean Up 9:00 am
Black Run Preserve Clean Up @ Black Run Preserve
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friends of Black Run Preserve and Clean Communities group will be meeting at the intersection of Kettle Run Road and Braddock Mill Road in the Black Run Preserve. At that time, area assignments and equipment will be assigned. Trails and … Continue reading
Cooper River Park Cleanup 9:00 am
Cooper River Park Cleanup @ Cooper River Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Protect the Delaware River Watershed and be a steward as part of the Sierra Club Water Sentinels Program.  Participate with Sierra, Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) and the South Jersey Land & Water Trust (SJLWT) on a water and land cleanup … Continue reading
Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival 9:30 am
Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival @ The Wetlands Institute
May 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Don’t miss the Wetland Institute’s 3rd Annual Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival. Join the Wetlands Institute and the Delaware Bay Shorebird Initiative for a festival that celebrates an amazing spectacle of nature – the shorebird migration and horseshoe crab … Continue reading
Save Barnegat Bay Eco-Kayak Tour 10:00 am
Save Barnegat Bay Eco-Kayak Tour @ Traders Cove Park
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn and Discover with Save Barnegat Bay on their Eco-Kayak Tour! Kayak Reedy Creek with a Save Barnegat Bay naturalist and learn about the wildlife right in our backyard. There will be birding, learning a little history, and paddling through … Continue reading
“picnic-in”protest 12:00 pm
“picnic-in”protest @ Liberty State Park
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Liberty State Park is threatened by Large-Scale Privatization Plans which the NJDEP did a major search for. Saturday May 16 Noon to 2pm PEACEFUL FAMILY-FRIENDLY ALL-AGE COMMUNITY PROTEST PICNIC AGAINST LIBERTY STATE PARK PRIVATIZATION PLANS “LIBERTY STATE PARK IS FOR … Continue reading
Whiskey, Wine and Wildlife 4:00 pm
Whiskey, Wine and Wildlife @ Flying W Resort
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Whiskey, Wine and Wildlife @ Flying W Resort | Medford | New Jersey | United States
Enjoy wine and cheese pairings, whiskey samples, microbrew and gourmet beer samplings and food provided by premier area restaurants and caterers. There will be music, entertainment, basket raffles, a silent auction and live auction. Wildlife Ambassadors, such as owls, falcons … Continue reading
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Treasure Island Pirate Paddle 9:00 am
Treasure Island Pirate Paddle @ Riverfront Park
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Save Barnegat Bay will have a booth at the First Annual Treasure Island Pirate Paddle! Stand-up paddle boarders will be in the water for the first race at 9am. There will be an after party at The Shore House at … Continue reading
Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival 9:30 am
Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival @ The Wetlands Institute
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival @ The Wetlands Institute | Stone Harbor | New Jersey | United States
* Please note * activities are tentative at this time and are subject to change. May 16-17, 2015 9:30am-4:30pm with additional early morning and evening activities   Two-Day Ticket Non-Member:  $15 Adult, $10 Child Member:  $13 Adult, $8 Child One-Day Ticket Price … Continue reading
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Back Bay Birding by Boat 10:00 am
Back Bay Birding by Boat @ Miss Chris Marina
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join Capt. Bob & the naturalists and crew of The Osprey for close-up looks at secretive rails, nesting Ospreys, migrant shorebirds, terns, gulls, herons and more. We explore the coastal saltmarsh of Cape May from Cape Island Creek to the Wildwoods and view the … Continue reading
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Toddler Times with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association 4:00 pm
Toddler Times with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Association
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Ages 2-5 with adult Your little ones will have fun engaging with the natural world through science-based children’s literature and adventure! Each class is designed for your little one, and includes a story, craft, and nature activity. Space is limited … Continue reading
Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association 6:00 pm
Sunset Hike with Flat Rock Brook Nature Association @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday in April and May 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older Take a sunset hike along the trails and through the forest with our Trail Guides. Hikes are about 2-3 miles. These hikes … Continue reading
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Homeschool Program: Cells 1:00 pm
Homeschool Program: Cells @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
For children ages 5-7 and/or children ages 8-12 This is a great way to supplement your science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Children will be separated into groups by age to enhance their learning development. Each month’s lessons … Continue reading
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Ask the Gardener 4:00 pm
Ask the Gardener @ Prudential Outdoor Learning Center
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beginner or Expert, whether you have a green thumb or are just getting started, Justin has the answers you need for the 2015 growing season.
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Native Plants: Myths & Facts
Native Plants: Myths & Facts @ Island Beach State Park
May 23 all-day
Did you know you can have a beautiful garden by using plants native to the Jersey Shore? Come out to this informative workshop and learn the truth about native plants. View our live native garden at the Interpretive Center as … Continue reading
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Sunset Hikes with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center 6:00 pm
Sunset Hikes with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday in April and May 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older Take a sunset hike along the trails and through the forest with our Trail Guides. Hikes are about 2-3 miles. These hikes … Continue reading
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Night Lights and Night Fliers with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center 7:00 pm
Night Lights and Night Fliers with Flat Rock Brook Nature Center @ Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 28; 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. For families with children ages 6 and older Lots of tiny creatures are active at night. Learn about moths that swoop, fireflies that blink, spiders that hunt, and crickets that chirp. We’ll start … Continue reading
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Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling Release 11:00 am
Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling Release @ Island Beach State Park
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Project Terrapin will be releasing hatchlings back into the bay at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. A terrapin program will be presented a half hour prior to each release at the Interpretive Center. This is a family-friendly activity and children … Continue reading
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