Atlantic Audubon Society will tour the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 22, meeting at the academy. Contact Beth Ann at 609-481-7761 or fieldtripsaas@
gmail.com. Michael Kennish, of Rutgers University Marine Field Station, will speak on coastal-bay ecosystems at monthly society meeting, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Galloway Library, 360 E. Jimmie Leeds Road.
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 with "Sammy Shrimp" for preschoolers and parents, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, followed by exotic-animal show.
Atlantic County Parks
Free guided hike, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, 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
Weekly birding (and other) trips to Jan. 20 to 26, cost $10, show and go. Saturday: Cape May Point State Park 8 to 10 a.m., meet at wildlife viewing platform. Photography walk, 8 to 10 a.m., meet at platform.
Cape May Point
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, wildlife-viewing platform and museum. Call 609-884-2159. Volunteers sought for vine control.
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. Free guided harbor birding from the observation deck, 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
Outdoor Club of South Jersey 6-mile moonlit hike and campfire, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Atsion Lake, Wharton State Forest, Route 206 north of Hammonton, no children, no pets, bring picnic food to share, preregister. Call 609-462-3593.
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.
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, bring lunch, coffee and dessert provided, $5.
Program on wildlife of Tanzania with Melanie Reding of Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve and Chris Jage of N.J. Conservation Foundation, 6 p.m. Jan. 28 covered dish dinner, $10 plus dish for eight, preregister.
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