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2016 SPECIAL PINELANDS PLANTS COURSE - ADVANCED
   Time: 7 pm - 9 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Start: 03/08/16 - End: 11/08/16
Location: Pinelands Preservation Alliance - Pinelands Visitor Center, 17 Pemberton Road , Southampton, NJ 08088
Contact: 9089970725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Each participant will study a site on the Franklin Parker Preserve . The objective of the course is for each student to create a comprehensive, specimen-based list of every vascular plant species present on his/her site. The course is geared for professionals and advanced amateurs and will meet every second Tuesday March through April. Course work includes:
-Attendance at scheduled monthly workshops
-Field study at your site at least once a month, March through October
-Record-keeping in a field notebook for all pertinent field observations
-Creation of herbarium-quality plant specimens (at least one per species encountered)
-Creation of a comprehensive list of vascular plants on the site


Events For 10/01/16 (Saturday)
HIKE & YOGA AT WICKECHEOKE CREEK PRESERVE
   Time: 10 am - 12 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center (GPS address: 11 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931), 170 Longview Road , Far Hills, NJ 07931
Contact: 9089970725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Join certified yoga teacher and naturalist Megan Soucy for an easy hike and gentle yoga session, suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners. We will enjoy a beautiful hike through the landscapes of the Wickecheoke Creek Preserve, enjoying the detoxifying quality of being present in nature. Along the way we will explore fundamental yoga postures, alignment, linking movement to breath and meditation. Yogis should bring their own mat (or a blanket/towel if you don't have one) and water bottle.

We will meet at the Prallsville Mills parking lot in Stockton, NJ at 10am. Classes are weather permitting; if weather looks iffy, contact Bill Lynch at blynch@njconservation.org

Events For 10/12/16 (Wednesday)
2016 FALL MIGRATION BIRD WALK
   Time: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center (GPS address: 11 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931), 170 Longview Road , Far Hills, NJ 07931
Contact: 9089970725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Naturalist Bill Lynch will lead a search for fall migrants. October offers an incredible diversity of migrating birds including warblers, sparrows, and birds of prey.

Events For 10/19/16 (Wednesday)
2016 FALL MIGRATION BIRD WALK - SEARCHING FOR SPARROWS
   Time: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center (GPS address: 11 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931), 170 Longview Road , Far Hills, NJ 07931
Contact: 9089970725 REGISTER   EMAIL
While most of the colorful warblers have headed south for the winter, new species of sparrows are just arriving. We will walk through meadows and forest edges, learning to distinguish similar species.

Events For 11/19/16 (Saturday)
2016 WILD FOR A DAY!
   Time: 10 am - 2 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Franklin Parker Preserve - Speedwell Entrance, , Woodland Township, NJ
Contact: 908-997-0725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Children will have the chance to run wild in the woods and learn valuable survival skills! Families will enjoy this event as they explore the mysteries of Pine Barrens nature together. New Jersey Conservation Foundation's Land Steward and Pine Barrens Educator, Russell Juelg, will lead this wild expedition. Each group of children must be accompanied by an adult (drop-offs may be requested by emailing blynch@njconservation.org). Preferred ages 8-12.

Directions will be emailed to all participants.

 

 


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