Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner’s Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Story time 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8: “Mary Manatee, A Tale of Sea Cows.”
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
Free family nature walks 9 a.m. Saturdays at Two Mile Beach Unit of Cape May NWR, Ocean Drive south of Wildwood Crest. Call 215-341-1044.
Former ecology professor Ralph Boerner will talk about beach plants and ghost crabs at Oct. 5 walk. Volunteers sought for cleanup 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 5.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
Free Saturday programs include beginner’s bird walk 9 a.m., live animal program 11 a.m., and nature walk 2 p.m.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Guided birding and nature walk 8 to 10 a.m. Fridays, starting at Forsythe NWR visitor center, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
Guided wildlife drive tours aboard 12-passenger electric shuttle from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays; $10 donation.
The Nature Center of Cape May
The Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has viewing tower and store. Call 609-898-8848 to preregister for activities.
Free Jersey Cape Beekeepers Association talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the center’s Saltwater Café. Speaker Oct. 10: Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Scott Rae.
Nature programs for toddlers 2 to 4 years with adults at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 6; $10.
Monarch butterfly program 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 5; $15 adults, $8 children.
Hawk migration workshop for young birders (ages 10 to 17) from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5; $15.
Upcycling craft workshop (repurposing products and materials) with center director Gretchen Whitman at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9; $20.
Evening sails at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, from its home port of Bivalve, Port Norris, Cumberland County. Adults $30, children $15. Call 856-785-2060.
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center, at 3625 Brigantine Blvd., Brigantine, offers a museum 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; donation requested. Call 609-266-0538.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has displays and gift shop. Admission $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Monarch butterfly program 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with presentation on moths and butterflies, butterfly tagging, garden/trail tours and activities. Adults $10, children $8.
Oct. 2 to 9: Salt marsh film and guided walk 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. daily (except Saturday); animal program 2:30 p.m. Friday and Monday; seashells 12:30 p.m. Sunday; seine-net outing 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.
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