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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…
Girl Scouts will meet all badge requirements with fun, hands-on activities. (Patch not included.) Bring a snack! These programs are open to individual scouts and groups as long as space is available. Registration and pre-payment are required. Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=21530&program_id=1029530 In-County: $8/scout. Out-of-County: $10/scout Tulpehaking Nature Center Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 1-4 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…
From bobcats and bears to porcupines, bats and bottlenose dolphins, New Jersey's mammals symbolize the wild spirit of nature in the Garden State. Conserve Wildlife Foundation executive director and nature author David Wheeler will lead you on an engaging journey introducing many of the diverse wildlife species that call New Jersey home - including many creatures that can be found right here in Mercer County! Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1103085 Tulpehaking Nature Center Sunday, February 02, 2020 @ 2-3:30 pm
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…
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
Show our feathered friends some love this Valentine’s Day! In this program, you will learn about the history, ecology and habitat preference of the Eastern Bluebird and will build a bluebird box to take home with you. Building materials and tools will be provided. Bring your own gloves. Registration Required: https://register.communitypass.net/reg/cat_program_list_detail.cfm?season_id=22443&program_id=1101166 The Historic Hunt Barn Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 7-8:30 pm
Bikepacking—or backpacking by bike—is an increasingly popular way to enjoy the outdoors. Join us to learn about a fun choice for cycling buddies, couples or even families who like to ride together. Bikepacking lets you cover more miles than hiking plus you can access dirt roads and trails that may be inaccessible to other vehicles. Registration Required: https://www.rei.com/events/55929/backpacking-by-bike-bikepacking-basics/261423 The Historic Hunt Barn Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 1-3 pm