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Friday, January 21, 2022

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Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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Bobcats in the Sourlands

Hopewell Presbyterian Church 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ

Bobcats are the only naturally-occurring wild feline in New Jersey, and are endangered in the state. Rare, intelligent, and highly elusive, bobcats are notoriously difficult to photograph in the wild. Ecologist and wildlife photographer Tyler Christensen, will tell stories of tracking, photography, natural history, and conservation of New Jersey’s endangered wild cats. Advance registration is required at www.tiny.cc/SCBobcats. Suggested donation $5 […]

$5

Starting Stewardship

Are you looking for advice about choosing low-maintenance native plants to beautify your property AND benefit your local ecosystem? Join us for a very special Stewardshop! Learn about steps taken to prepare, plant and maintain native flowers and shrubs. No experience necessary. Bring your questions! Stewardshops are a novel learning experience designed to involve participants […]

Free

The Sourlands: A New Jersey Treasure

REI 3371 US Highway #34, Lawrenceville, NJ

Please join the Sourlands at REI for a free breakfast screening of "The Sourlands: A New Jersey Treasure" at REI Princeton. We are excited to share this beautiful short film about the unique Sourland Mountain Region of Central New Jersey. In the words of local naturalists, farmers, birders and ecologists, this inspirational film illustrates why […]

Free

SSAAM Update

Hopewell Train Station Railroad Place, Hopewell, NJ

Authors Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills ("If These Stones Could Talk") will discuss African American history in the Sourland region as well as updates on the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum on Hollow Road. Advance registration is required. $5 suggested donation at the donation at the door to help cover the cost of the event.

$5

Butterfly Gardening

Hopewell Train Station Railroad Place, Hopewell, NJ

What are the best plants to attract butterflies to your garden? Can you have a butterfly garden if you have shade? What other conditions do butterflies need to thrive? Learn the secrets to a successful butterfly garden. Advance registration is required. Please click this link to subscribe to our eNewsletter www.tiny.cc/SCeNewsletter. We will email you […]

$5

Western Sourland Bus Tour

Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt 28), Lambertville, NJ

See the sites of legend and lore on the Sourland Mountain. Hear about the region's historical importance, unique heritage and rich ecology. Learn about the special Sourland forest, home to numerous unique animals and plants - some threatened and endangered. Visit the Holcombe - Jimison Farmstead Museum and Enjoy its varied exhibits reflecting the diverse […]

$25 – $45

Planned Giving with Sneha Salgam & Robert Morris

Zoom Online

When it comes to your estate, even if you've taken no action at all, you have an estate plan. Your "default" plan may be determined by the laws of your state. Do you know where your assets will go when you die? If not, our presentation, Script Your Family's Future: Why You Need an Estate […]

$5

Warm Up with Sourland Mountain Happy Hours 

The public is invited to celebrate local music and nature at a unique event on Thursday, March 4. From 6-7:00 pm the Sourland Conservancy will present the second of their monthly series of live virtual events featuring New Jersey artists. “Sourland Mountain Happy Hour” tickets are on sale now for just $10 at www.sourland.org. “We […]

$10

Forest Threats with Rosa Yoo

Join the Sourland Conservancy on Thursday, March 11, 7 PM for Forest Threats with Rosa Yoo. This talk will cover some of the current forest health threats that are present in the state, how to identify them, the damage they cause, and any management recommendations. Rosa will also cover some forest health threats that have […]

Wildflowers with Betty Horn

Join the Sourland Conservancy on Thursday, March 18 for Wildflowers with Betty Horn. This talk will cover spring-blooming wildflowers in the Sourlands. Betty Horn is an avid botanist with an intimate knowledge of local wildflowers. She has taught courses and led walks on wildflowers for the Princeton Adult School and other local organizations since 1984. […]