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Princeton, N.J. -- D&R Greenway Land Trust’s new, traveling exhibit, “Portraits of Preservation,” is based on watercolor paintings of its preserves by noted, award-winning artist James Fiorentino. The exhibit will launch on December 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with an Opening Reception featuring an artist talk and special guests. The exhibit will remain on display at the Johnson Education Center weekdays through February 28, after which it will travel to other noteworthy locations throughout Central New Jersey and surrounding…
Join Park Commission Stewardship Staff to get the latest scoop on the Spotted Lanternfly’s invasion. The talk will cover the species’ life history, what measures are being taken to mitigate damage in our Parks, and what you can do at home. Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1101134 Free. For ages 8+. The Historic Hunt Barn Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm
The marvelous Short-eared Owl migrates from the Arctic to spend the winter here in New Jersey. Mercer Meadows provides a unique habitat that is essential to their survival. Come learn about owl ecology and identification as well as the features that make this habitat the desired destination for our Arctic visitors. After the presentation, join naturalists for a walk in the meadows to enjoy exceptional displays of their diurnal to nocturnal “shift change.” Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1101135 The Historic Hunt Barn Sunday, January 26, 2020…
January 30, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Stony Brook Elementary School Address: 20 Stephenson Road Pennington, NJ 08534
D&R Greenway Land Trust, which has preserved nearly 21,000 acres of wild habitat in central New Jersey, will host an important lecture on the State of Birds in our region on Tuesday, February 4. Doors open for light refreshments at 6:30. Presentation begins at 7pm. Cornell Ornithology Lab has recently released a report estimating that North America has lost an estimated 2.9 billion birds since the 1970’s. A major factor in this reality is habitat loss. The State of Birds…
You may have heard stories about your grandparents or their parents but you aren’t certain how to discover the details and truth behind the story. On Wednesday, February 5, 7pm at the Hopewell Train Station, learn how easy it is to research your family. Speaker Catherine Zahn will help you learn how to trace your family through census and church records and then apply that information with online databases to uncover your family’s naturalization papers. Researchers can be overwhelmed by…
Gather with your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. Donations benefit the Friends for the Abbott Marshlands.
Come help maintain our beloved trail systems with some hands on fun (weather permitting). Meeting location will be posted the week before the program date. Free. Ages 12+, under 16 with an adult. Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1101164 Location TBD Saturday, February 08, 2020 @ 9:30 -11:30 am
Charles Conrad Abbott was a prolific observer of the Natural History of the marsh. Join us as we look specifically at his observations on reptiles and amphibians and relate those observations to what we can find in the marsh today. Sponsored by the Friends for the Abbott Marshlands. Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1103086 Tulpehaking Nature Center Saturday, February 08, 2020 @ 2-3:30 pm