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Poisonous Plants with Mark Manning 9:30 am
Poisonous Plants with Mark Manning @ Spring Lake at Roebling Park, Abbott Marshlands
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a fascinating morning walk to explore the toxicology and natural history of some of the most poisonous plants in North America! Native to our forests, fields and wetlands are plants that have[...]
Join us for a fascinating morning walk to explore the toxicology and natural history of some of the most poisonous plants in North America! Native to our forests, fields and wetlands are plants that have killed pioneers by the hundreds, plants that have tricked foragers, and plants that were used as arrow poisons by Native Americans. Learn to identify some of these plants, how and why they are so deadly, and more! Free.
Meet at Spring Lake, Roebling Park, Hamilton, NJ. (from South Broad St. (NJ Rt 206), turn onto Sewell Ave., at the end, turn left and drive down the hill to the parking lot). Cosponsors: Friends for the Abbott Marshlands, Washington Crossing Audubon Society, and Mercer County Park Commission.
DATE CHANGE to accommodate Mark Manning Poisonous Plants on Saturday, August 24!!! A field trip on Sunday, August 25 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.
A field trip on Saturday, September 7, 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 offers great viewing access to migrating shore birds, terns, raptors, waterfowl, herons and egrets. The occasional uncommon bird is always a possibility! For more info, call Brad Merritt, 609-921-8964.
Directions: Garden State Parkway south to exit 48, Rte. 9 south for approx. 5 miles. Look for Forsythe NWR sign at light. Turn left onto Great Creek Road and meet in the Visitor Center parking area.