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Garret Mountain Reservation 7:30 am
Garret Mountain Reservation @ Garret Mountain Reservation
May 6 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
A field trip on Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 am–2:00 pm, led by Brad Merritt and Sharyn Magee. Garret Mountain Reservation, a Passaic County Park, located just south of Paterson, NJ, can be an excellent[...]
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve Natural Craft FUN-shop 10:00 am
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve Natural Craft FUN-shop @ Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
An event on Saturday, May 6, at 10:00-noon Join us for a short walk on the Reserve to collect natural materials such as acorns, pinecones, pods and vines, which we will then use to create[...]
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Princeton Institute Woods 8:00 am
Princeton Institute Woods @ Rogers Wildllife Refuge next to Princeton Institute Woods
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
A field trip on Sunday, May 7, at 8:00 am, led by Mark Witmer and Brad Merritt. Two trips are offered to the Institute Woods, an excellent place to observe the spring migration of warblers[...]
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Birdathon
Birdathon
May 14 all-day
***Birdathon 2017 rescheduled for Sunday, May 14!*** Join us at the height of spring migration on International Migratory Bird Day, Saturday May 13. Our only fundraiser of the year brings together people who love birds and[...]
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Frank Gill: Bird Species Taxonomy 2017 8:00 pm
Frank Gill: Bird Species Taxonomy 2017 @ Stainton Hall at Pennington School
May 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Frank Gill: Bird Species Taxonomy 2017 @ Stainton Hall at Pennington School | Pennington | New Jersey | United States
Frank Gill: How many bird species? Major changes in bird taxonomy are being driven by the application of evolving species concepts and robust DNA-based phylogenies. The higher classification and sequences of major bird groups will[...]
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BioBlitz Mt. Rose Preserve with New Jersey Conservation Foundation 6:00 am
BioBlitz Mt. Rose Preserve with New Jersey Conservation Foundation @ Mount Rose Preserve
May 20 @ 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
Schedule: www.njconservation.org/MountRosePreserveBioblitz.htm https://donate.njconservation.org/2017-mount-rose-bioblitz   Join experts as they identify as many plant and animal species as possible! All hikes will begin at our tent near the preserve entrance BIRDS 6-8am with Sharyn Magee of Washing Crossing Audubon[...]
Princeton Institute Woods 8:00 am
Princeton Institute Woods @ Rogers Wildllife Refuge next to Princeton Institute Woods
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
A field trip on Saturday, May 20, at 8:00 am, led by Andrew Bobe and Brad Merritt. Two trips are offered to the Institute Woods, an excellent place to observe the spring migration of warblers[...]
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Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain 8:00 am
Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain @ Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain
May 21 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Sunday, May 21, at 8:00 am, led by Pat Sziber and Franta Broulik. Directions: Pennington-Washington Crossing Road (Rt. 546) to the intersection of Route 29. Turn right, go two miles to[...]
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Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve 8:00 am
Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve @ Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve
May 27 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Saturday, May 27, at 8:00 am, led by Sharyn Magee and Brad Merritt This 164 acre property is between Skillmans Lane to the east, Bennetts Lane to the north, and the[...]
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Delaware Water Gap, North Jersey @ Stokes State Forest
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, June 3, led by Sharyn Magee and Brad Merritt. Leave Princeton at 7:00 am for the Stokes State Forest area.

This trip involves driving to numerous stops near the Stokes State Forest; carpool is available to minimize the number of cars.  Either meet at Princeton Shopping Center at 301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 08540  (GPS: 40°21’43.7″N 74°39’00.2″W; 40.362263, -74.650170) or a meeting place at Stokes State Forest Office, one mile north of Culvers Lake (see map in event Location Details.)

You must register with Brad Merritt, (609) 921-8964.

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Washington Crossing State Park @ Washington Crossing State Park
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, June 10, at 8:00 am, led by Wayne Henderek and Franta Broulik.

We will walk trails looking for spring migrants and resident birds in wooded areas and adjacent fields.

Directions: Off Washington Crossing–Pennington Road in Titusville. Follow signs to the Nature Center parking lot. For more info, call Brad Merritt at 609-921-8964.

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed: Secret Lives of Birds @ Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

An event on Saturday, June 10, at 8:30-10:30am

Perfect for seasoned bird watchers and newcomers alike, walk with Naturalist Tyler Christensen for an up close look at birds. Watch foraging behavior, observe family life, and learn about mist-netting and bird banding techniques. Binoculars will be available for use in this program. 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington. Register with SBMWA, call 609-737-7592.

Co-sponsored with Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve.

 

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Assunpink Wildlife Management Area @ Assunpink Wildlife Management Area
Jun 17 @ 8:30 am

A field trip on Saturday, June 17, at 8:30 am, led by John Maret and Andrew Bobe.

We will seek resident birds, such as blue grosbeaks, orchard orioles, and cedar waxwings, and butterflies.

Directions: East on I-195 to exit 11, Imlaystown. North on Imlaystown Road 2.6 miles to parking area at Lake Assunpink. Contact Brad Merritt (609) 921-8964 if additional information is needed.

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Mercer Meadows Pole Farm @ Mercer Meadows Pole Farm
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

A field trip on Saturday, June 24, at 8:00 am, led by Sharyn Magee.

Come with us as we walk the paths and compare the flora and fauna to that of Rosedale. Park Known for years as the AT&T Overseas Transmission Station, it is more familiarly called The Pole Farm.

Directions to Mercer Meadows: From the traffic light at Manors Corner shopping center on Pennington-Lawrenceville Rd, take Keefe Rd toward Princeton for 1.1 miles to the bend where it meets Cold Soil Rd. We will meet at the entrance located at the intersection of Keefe and Cold Soil Roads.

For additional information, call Brad Merritt at 609-921-8964.

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Allentown Sod Farm @ Allentown Sod Farm
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, August 19, at 9:00 am led by Brad Merritt.

Join us as we look for migrating shorebirds.. We hope to see shorebirds, such as Baird’s, Pectoral, Upland and Buff-breasted Sandpipers, Golden and Black-bellied Plovers, in addition to sparrows and Horned Larks.

Directions: Take I-195 exit 8, head north on CR 539. Turn left on Herbert Rd, then left on New Sharon Rd. Parking lot is on left. We will meet at the lot. Please contact Brad Merritt 609-921-8964 to register.

 

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Winter Birds at Barnegat Light @ Barnegat Light
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Barnegat Light, located at the north end of Long Beach Island, is a great site for wintering birds. The inlet, beach, and jetties are well known for unusual visitors, including at times the beautiful Harlequin Duck. Bring lunch and beverage, and dress warmly.

Call Brad at (609) 921-8964 in the evening one or two days prior to the trip for date, time, and directions.

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Winter Birds at Barnegat Light @ Barnegat Light
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Barnegat Light, located at the north end of Long Beach Island, is a great site for wintering birds. The inlet, beach, and jetties are well known for unusual visitors, including at times the beautiful Harlequin Duck. Bring lunch and beverage, and dress warmly.

Call Brad at (609) 921-8964 in the evening one or two days prior to the trip for date, time, and directions.

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Winter Birds at Barnegat Light @ Barnegat Light
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Barnegat Light, located at the north end of Long Beach Island, is a great site for wintering birds. The inlet, beach, and jetties are well known for unusual visitors, including at times the beautiful Harlequin Duck. Bring lunch and beverage, and dress warmly.

Call Brad at (609) 921-8964 in the evening one or two days prior to the trip for date, time, and directions.

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Winter Birds at Barnegat Light @ Barnegat Light
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Barnegat Light, located at the north end of Long Beach Island, is a great site for wintering birds. The inlet, beach, and jetties are well known for unusual visitors, including at times the beautiful Harlequin Duck. Bring lunch and beverage, and dress warmly.

Call Brad at (609) 921-8964 in the evening one or two days prior to the trip for date, time, and directions.