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Garret Mountain Reservation 7:30 am
Garret Mountain Reservation @ Garret Mountain Reservation
May 4 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
A field trip on Saturday, May 4 led by Brad Merritt and Sharyn Magee. Carpool or caravan will depart Princeton Shopping Center at 7:00 am arriving at Garret by 9 AM to meet those driving[...]
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Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain—CANCELLED 8:00 am
Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain—CANCELLED @ Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain
May 5 @ 8:00 am
***CANCELLED DUE TO HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING FORECAST*** *** New this year — an early May field trip to Baldpate during heavy migration! *** A field trip on Sunday, May 5, at 8:00 am, led[...]
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Birdathon 2019
Birdathon 2019
May 11 – May 18 all-day
Birdathon 2019, Saturday, May 11–Saturday, May 18 The main event will take place on Saturday, May 11 (rain date Sunday May 12), with guided walks to local hotspots in Mercer and Hunterdon counties. See our[...]
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Princeton Institute Woods, in Memory of Fred Spar 8:00 am
Princeton Institute Woods, in Memory of Fred Spar @ Rogers Wildllife Refuge next to Princeton Institute Woods
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
A field trip on Saturday, May 18 at 8:00 AM led by Brad Merritt. The Institute Woods near the Institute for Advanced Study is an excellent place to observe the spring migration of warblers and[...]
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Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve 8:00 am
Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve @ Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve
May 25 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Saturday, May 25, at 8:00 AM led by Brad Merritt. This 164-acre property between Skillmans Lane to the east, Bennetts Lane to the north, and the Six-mile Run Reservoir site to[...]
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Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve @ Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve
May 25 @ 8:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, May 25, at 8:00 AM led by Brad Merritt.

This 164-acre property between Skillmans Lane to the east, Bennetts Lane to the north, and the Six-mile Run Reservoir site to the west and south, contains 111 acres of grassland and 53 acres of woodland.

Directions: From 206 at Woods Tavern take 514 East (Amwell Road). From South Middlebush Road, turn onto Skillmans Lane. Entrance on west side of Skillmans Lane, between the two 90-degree curves.

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Delaware Water Gap, North Jersey @ Kittatinny Point Visitor Center
Jun 1 @ 7:00 am

A field trip along Old Mine Road led by Brad Merritt. This trip involves driving to numerous stops along Old Mine Rd. looking for Cerulean Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush, Hybrid Warblers, Acadian and Least Flycatchers plus an exploratory search for the rare Golden-winged Warbler.

To carpool meet at 7 AM at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 08540  (GPS: 40°21’43.7″N 74°39’00.2″W; 40.362263, -74.650170) OR meet rest of group at ~ 8:30 AM in the Delaware Water Gap at the:

Kittatinny Point Visitor Center

1 I-80
Columbia, NJ 07822
(GPS: 40.970188, -75.128242)

Google Maps directions to Kittatinny Point Visitor Center https://goo.gl/maps/8XWxfnW6BjJ2

Take the I-80 exit toward Appalachian Trail/Dunnfield Creek (2nd to last exit before PA)
Turn left toward River Rd (to go under I-80)
Turn right toward River Rd
Continue onto River Rd .4 miles

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

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Washington Crossing State Park @ Washington Crossing State Park
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am

A field trip on Saturday, June 8 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.

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Assunpink Wildlife Management Area @ Assunpink Wildlife Management Area
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am

A field trip on Saturday, June 16, at 8:30 am, led by John Maret and Brad Merritt.

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

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Mercer Meadows Pole Farm @ Mercer Meadows Pole Farm
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

A field trip on Saturday, June 22, 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 on the left 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 24 @ 9:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, August 24 at 9:00 am led by Brad Merritt.

Join us as we look for migrating shorebirds. We hope to see some splendid 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, Old York Rd. Turn right on Herbert Rd, then right on Sharon Station Rd. Parking lot is on left in Union transportation Trail lot. May also visit Mercer Corporate Park nearby so no end time. Please contact Brad Merritt 609-921-8964 to register.