Trip to Avalon Sea Watch and Cape May Hawk Watch leaves 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, from behind Shore Mall, Egg Harbor Township. Carpool fee: $5. RSVP to 609-481-7761.
Program on Arizona birding trip at society's meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Galloway Township Library. Call 609-384-4599.
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.
Cape May Bird
NJ Audubon's CMBO has info and equipment at its Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center, on Lily Lake, Cape May Point. Call 609-861-0700.
Free Hawk Watch 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through mid-December at Cape May Point State Park. Free Sea Watch 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Seventh Street and beach, Avalon. Free identification mini-workshops for hawks 10:30 a.m. and seabirds 2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Weekly birding (and other) trips Thursday, Oct. 21, to 27, cost $10; show and go. Thursday: Casual birding at Cape May Point State Park 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at hawk watch platform. Friday: Higbee Beach WMA 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at lot. Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge 5 p.m. to dusk, meet at lot. Saturday: Rea Farm 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., meet at Beanery parking lot. Cape May Point State Park 3 to 5 p.m., at platform. Sunday: Villas WMA 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., end of Shawmount Road off Bayshore Road. Monday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with Pete Dunne 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., meet at lot. Tuesday: Nature photography walk 8 to 10 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park, meet at platform. Easy birding at Cape May Point State Park 9 to 11 a.m., at platform. Stone Harbor Point 4:30 p.m. to dusk, meet at lot, south end of Stone Harbor. Wednesday: Cape May Point State Park 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at platform. Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge 5:30 p.m. to dusk, meet at lot.
Cape May Point
Cape May Point State Park offers free guided walks and family programs starting at the park office or museum. Call 609-884-2159.
Fridays: Bird walk 9 a.m.; nature walk 2 p.m.
Saturdays: Bird walk 9 a.m.; nature walks 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sundays: Bird walk 9 a.m.; nature walks 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Bird walk with Friends of Forsythe 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays at Forsythe NWR, Galloway Township; $5.
Wildlife drive cleanup 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, followed by family fun at Noyes Museum. Preregister. Call 609-652-1665.
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 classes for adults with toddlers 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays through Nov. 19, $8.
Beach and garden cleanup
9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 23.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. Call 609-861-0600.
Free guided tour of conservancy's Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, Sunset Boulevard, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Photo farm tour at Lummis Ponds Preserve, Cumberland County, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.
Cleanup of Sunray Beach Preserve, Del Haven, Lower Township, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.
Oyster program for season's final cruise aboard Bayshore Discovery Project's schooner A.J. Meerwald 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, out of Bivalve, Cumberland County. Cost is $40 adults, $20 children. Call 856-785-2060, ext. 100.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has an aquarium, displays and gift shop. Admission is $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211. Pottery class for children 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 23; $20; preregister.
Moonlit walk 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, from general store at Historic Whitesbog Village, County Route 530, Pemberton; $5; preregister. Call 609-893-4646.
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Outdoor Club of South Jersey 7-mile moonlight hike, campfire and camping at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, starting 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.