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Field Trips and Events

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Special Events

  • Endangered Species Interactive Presentation

    Kay Environmental Center, 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ 07930
    November 14, 2015

    Students will meet live animals that are listed as New Jersey Threatened and Endangered species. They will learn why many animal populations are on the decline, and how to help prevent them from becoming extinct. To register for this event please contact Jennifer Rin... Learn more

  • Nature Walk at Kay Environmental Center

    Kay Environmental Center, 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ 07930
    June 13, 2015

    Join Allen Barlow on a guided walk through the woods surrounding the Kay Center. Learn about and identify bird and animal species, as well as discover blooming flora in the rich forest of the Black River ravine and floodplain. Please dress for the weather; bring bino... Learn more

  • Introduction to Birdwatching

    Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center, Chester
    May 19, 2015

    Join Barbara Brummer, Ph.D., State Director of The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey, and discover the joys of birding. Indoors, Barbara will discuss tried and true techniques for successful bird watching. Then, we’ll head outdoors to apply w... Learn more

  • Spiders and Bugs Presentation

    Kay Environmental Center, 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ 07930
    April 18, 2015

     Join Snakes n’ Scales as the teach us about different kinds of spiders and bugs! Attendees will learn about habitats, predator-prey relationships, and appreciating all life on earth while getting to see the species up close. To register ... Learn more

  • New Jersey Snakes

    Kay Environmental Center, 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ 07930
    August 22, 2015

    Where do snakes live?  What do snakes eat?  Why do snakes shed their skin? Find out the answers at this family and kid-friendly event. With a variety of live snakes on display, the “NJ Snake Man” will help us to understand the important role tha... Learn more

  • Spring Wildflower Walk

    White Lake Natural Resource Area, Hardwick Township, Warren County
    May 02, 2015

    Enjoy a morning walk through meadows on a lovely spring morning to see wildflowers and other natural wonders. Allen Barlow, Skylands Watershed Coordinator and expert naturalist, will help you to identify the different varieties.  To regis... Learn more

  • Spring Migration Through the Marsh Shorebirds and Horseshoe Crabs

    Meet at The Eldora Nature Preserve in Middle Township Cape May County, NJ
    May 30, 2015

    Take a spring bird walk through a restored salt marsh of PSEG’s Dennis Township Site, with the Conservancy’s Cape May Preserve Coordinator, Adrianna Zito-Livingston. Participants will also caravan to one or more Delaware Bay Beaches in search of migrator... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Purple Loosestrife Control Volunteer Workday

    South Cape May Meadows Preserve
    Cape May, NJ
    July 10, 2015

    Purple loosestrife is a beautiful but prolific non-native plant species which threatens healthy habitats including freshwater wetlands.  Join TNC staff and along with the Cape May Habitat Restoration Taskforce for an educational volunteer workparty at The South ... Learn more

  • Beach Sweeps

    Gandy’s Beach Preserve, Gandy’s Beach NJ
    Cumberland County NJ

    April 25, 2015

    Help TNC staff clean up the beach on and around our Gandy’s Beach Preserve as part of a statewide event Beach Sweeps, coordinated by Clean Ocean Action. This local event is part of a statewide effort to stop the devastating destruction caused by ocean and wate... Learn more

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