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.
Story time for preschoolers and parents 11 a.m. Tuesdays, followed by exotic animal show.
Bass River State Forest
Free 5-mile guided nature hike 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Bass River State Forest, Tuckerton. Preregister. Call 609-296-1114.
NJ Audubon's CMBO will reopen its Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township. Call 609-861-0700.
Weekly birding (and other) trips, Thursday, Jan. 6, to Wednesday, Jan. 12, cost $10, show and go:
Saturday, Jan. 8: 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.
Free family winter wildlife lesson with live animals and puppets, followed by a short hike, 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9.
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.
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The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. Call 609-861-0600.
Outdoor Club of SJ
The Outdoor Club of South Jersey will lead a free 8-mile nature hike at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Bass River State Forest, meet at ranger station at entrance. Call Toni at 609-652-0112 or go to www.ocsj.org.
The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has an aquarium, displays and gift shop. Admission is $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, and includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Topical speakers from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Bring lunch; coffee and dessert provided. $5.