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.
Atlantic County Parks
Register for free nature craft classes for 3- to 5-year-old preschoolers at 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
Program on American woodcock and field trip to view its spring nuptial flight, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5, starting at R&E center, cost is $15, preregister.
Weekly birding (and other) trips, Thursday, March 3, to Wednesday, March 9, cost $10, show and go. Friday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, 5 p.m. to dusk, meet at Sunset Boulevard parking lot. Saturday: Cape May Point State Park, 8 to 10 a.m., meet at wildlife-viewing platform. Sunday: Turkey Point, Route 553 south of Dividing Creek, for wintering raptors, 8 to 10 a.m. Jakes Landing, off Route 47 near Dennisville; for owls and others, 6 p.m. to dusk.
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. March 12.
of Cape May
N.J. Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has exhibits and observation tower, admission is 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 wildlife with author Pat Sutton, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, cost of $45 includes handouts, preregister.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. Call 609-861-0600.
The 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 from, 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 per person), 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 15, $20 donation benefits environmental education programs.
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