Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880. Party for Seaweed the Sea Turtle 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, with diver show, cake and magic show. Preschool story time 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, followed by show.
Atlantic County parks
Free course in orienteering - navigating the woods with map and compass - from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Atlantic County Park at Estell; must preregister. Call 609-645-5960.
Bayshore Discovery Project
"Love on the Bay" celebration 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 will include a slideshow on reptiles and amphibians, history stories, live music by Misty and the Mermaids, poetry and photos by John Nardone, as well as food, drink and crafts. Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris. Call 856-785-2060.
Cape May Bird Observatory
NJ 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 609-861-0700. Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 in and around Mauricetown Fire Hall. Weekly birding (and other) trips Feb. 2 to 8. Cost $10; show and go. Saturday: Cape May Point State Park at 8 a.m.; meet at Hawk Watch platform. Nature photography walk at 8 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park; meet at Hawk Watch platform.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, museum and free programs. Call 609-884-2159.
Free Groundhog's Day puppet show, crafts and refreshments at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Free bird and nature walks 8 to 10 a.m. Fridays, from Visitor Information Center, 800 Great Creek Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-1665.
Marine mammal center
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center, 3625 Atlantic-Brigantine Blvd., Brigantine, offers group tours for a fee. Museum and gift shop open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 609-266-0538.
Nature Center 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. Harbor waterfowl watch from upper deck 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through February.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, nature trails. Call 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. Tom Reed will talk about the Avalon SeaWatch at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7; bring lunch, coffee and dessert provided; $5. Story time at 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
Moonlight nature walk and storytelling at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, from the general store at Historic Whitesbog Village, County Route 530, Pemberton; $5; preregister. Call 609-893-4646.
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