Field trip to for spring migrants and blooms to McNamara Wildlife Management Area in Corbin City, 9 a.m. March 19, meet at parking lot, Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing. RSVP to
Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians, with diver shows, baby shark and ray feeding. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Aquarium celebrates "Gingerfest" by admitting people with red hair (or wearing a red wig) for free Sunday, March 12.
St. Patrick's Day storytime for preschoolers at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 15.
Atlantic County Parks
Register for free nature craft classes for 3- to 5-year-old preschoolers, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 18 at Fox Nature Center, Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing. Call 609-645-5960.
N.J. Audubon's CMBO has the Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and the Northwood Center on Lily Lake in Cape May Point. Call
Sixteenth annual optics sale,
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, at R&E Center store.
Weekly birding (and other) trips, Thursday, March 10, to Wednesday, March 16, cost $10, show and go. Friday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, 6 p.m. to dusk, meet at Sunset Boulevard parking lot. Saturday: Photo walk at Cape May Point State Park, 7:30 to
9:30 a.m., meet at wildlife viewing platform. Cape May Point State Park, 8 to 10 a.m., meet at platform. Sunday: Turkey Point, Route 553 south of Dividing Creek, for wintering raptors, 8 to 10 a.m.; Corbin City wildlife impoundments, 6 p.m. to dusk, meet at North Branch of Cape May County Library, Dennisville-Petersburg Road, Upper Township.
Cape May Point
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, wildlife-viewing platform and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
Free Native American storytelling with puppet shows, artifacts and discussion of Indian culture,
1 p.m. Saturday, March 12.
of Cape May
N.J. Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has exhibits and observation tower; free. Call 609-898-8848.
Nature programs for toddlers and caregivers, 10:30 to
11:30 a.m. Fridays through
May 13, $8 per session
Workshop on creating backyard habitat for hummingbirds, butterflies, with author Pat Sutton,
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday,
March 12, cost of $45 includes handouts, preregister.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. 609-861-0600.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has an aquarium, displays and gift shop. Admission of $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Nature-related speakers, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, bring lunch, coffee and dessert provided, $5.
Author Arthur Schwerdt will appraise antiques (up to four each), 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, $20 donation benefits environmental education programs.
Moonlight 4-mile nature walk, 7 p.m. March 19 from the general store at Historic Whitesbog Village, County Route 530, Pemberton, $5, preregister. Call 609-893-4646.
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