All Events Calendar

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Friends for the Abbott Marshlands: Island Trail, Roebling Park, 1st Saturday Walk 10:00 am
Friends for the Abbott Marshlands: Island Trail, Roebling Park, 1st Saturday Walk @ Roebling Park
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am
Island Trail, Roebling Park, 1st Saturday Walk Friends for the Abbott Marshlands A field walk on Saturday, September 1, at 10:00 AM. Join guide Kelly Rypkema for the first 1st Saturday Abbott Marshlands Walk – A[...]
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Edwin Forsythe NWR (Brigantine) 9:00 am
Edwin Forsythe NWR (Brigantine) @ Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters, Visitor Center
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am
A field trip on Saturday, September 8, at 9:00 AM,led by Jim Myers and Brad Merritt. We start our fall field trip season at the fascinating location of Brigantine, located off Rt. 9 in Oceanville. The Brig[...]
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Bird Banding at Featherbed Lane 8:00 am
Bird Banding at Featherbed Lane @ Featherbed Lane Bird Banding Station
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Sunday, September 16, at 8:00 am led by Mark Witmer and Hannah Suthers.  Registration is required and limited to 12 persons. Contact Brad Merritt, 609-921-8964. To experience the excitement of seeing beautiful[...]
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Peter Bacinski: Colonial Nesting Birds—Our Coastal Gems 8:00 pm
Peter Bacinski: Colonial Nesting Birds—Our Coastal Gems @ Stainton Hall at Pennington School
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Peter Bacinski: Colonial Nesting Birds—Our Coastal Gems @ Stainton Hall at Pennington School | Pennington | New Jersey | United States
Peter Bacinski: Colonial Nesting Birds—Our Coastal Gems Monday, September 17, 2018, at 8:00 PM Featuring images taken by some of America’s best nature photographers, Pete Bacinski will offer a look at some of New Jersey’s[...]
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The Watershed Institute, Campfire Storytelling  7:00 pm
The Watershed Institute, Campfire Storytelling  @ The Watershed Institute
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Watershed Institute, Campfire Storytelling An event on Friday, September 21, at 7:00 PM. Step away from the screen and listen to our storytellers spin yarns from several cultures. Spark your imagination with stories both funny and poignant. Roast a[...]
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St. Michael’s Farm Preserve, Hopewell 8:00 am
St. Michael’s Farm Preserve, Hopewell @ St. Michaels
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Saturday, September 22, at 8:00 AM, led by Sharyn Magee, Juanita Hummel and Brad Merritt. Join us in exploring the St. Michael’s Farm Preserve for fall migrants such as sparrows, raptors and other[...]
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The Watershed Institute, Autumn Reading Group: Out there: Voices from the Wild – Poet Mary Oliver 7:30 pm
The Watershed Institute, Autumn Reading Group: Out there: Voices from the Wild – Poet Mary Oliver @ The Watershed Institute
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Watershed Institute, Autumn Reading Group: Out there: Voices from the Wild – Poet Mary Oliver An event on Wednesday, September 26, at 7:30 PM. First of a series of three. Facilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this unique[...]
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Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve 8:00 am
Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve @ Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am
A field trip on Saturday, September 30, at 8:00 am led by Sharyn Magee and Brad Merritt. The Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve, 164 acres of grasslands and woodlands in Somerset Co., is home to sensitive species,[...]
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St. Michael’s Farm Preserve, Hopewell @ St. Michaels
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, September 22, at 8:00 AM, led by Sharyn Magee, Juanita Hummel and Brad Merritt.

Join us in exploring the St. Michael’s Farm Preserve for fall migrants such as sparrows, raptors and other passerines associated with open space. This is an excellent place and time for a fall nature walk. For more info, call Brad Merritt, 609-921-8964.

Directions: From Rosedale Road, turn right on Carter Road and continue four miles to find parking lot on the right just before entering Hopewell Borough. From 206, go west on Route 518, continue six miles to Princeton Avenue in Hopewell Borough. Turn left onto Princeton Ave. and continue .5 mile east; the main parking lot is on the left.

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Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve @ Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, September 30, at 8:00 am led by Sharyn Magee and Brad Merritt.

The Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve, 164 acres of grasslands and woodlands in Somerset Co., is home to sensitive species, including the Grasshopper Sparrow, Cooper’s Hawk, American Kestrel (NJ State threatened species), and Eastern Meadowlark (NJ State special concern species). With a variety of bird houses located throughout, we have opportunities to view American Kestrels, Wood Ducks, Bluebirds and Purple Martins.

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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Mt. Rose Preserve @ Mt. Rose Preserve
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am

A field trip on Saturday, October 28, at 8:00 am led by Sharyn Magee, Jim Myers, and Beth Craighead.

Mount Rose Preserve consists of 387 acres of meadows, shrub land, and forest. On this walk we will be looking for a variety of late fall migrants. With the diversity of habitat, this should be a naturalist’s treat.

Directions: From Rosedale Road, turn right on Carter Road and continue approx. 3/4 mile. Entrance to preserve is on the left (west side.) Drive back to parking lot. For more information, contact Brad Merritt at 609-921-8964

Co-sponsored by Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space