Bayshore Discovery Project
Forum on rising sea levels 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris. Call 856-785-2060, ext. 100.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
Fridays: beginner's bird walk 9 a.m., nature walk 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: bird walk 9 a.m., hawk banding 10 a.m., nature walks 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
Free family nature walks at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Two Mile Beach Unit of Cape May NWR, Ocean Drive south of Wildwood Crest. Call 215-341-1044.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Guided birding and nature walk 8 to 10 a.m. Fridays, starting at Forsythe NWR visitor center, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township.
Susan Puder, author of "New Jersey Birds and Beyond," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.
Jitney tour of wildlife drive 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays; reservations recommended.
Call 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
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.
Annual beach cleanup 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.
Migrating wildlife program 11 a.m. Saturdays; $5.
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Brigantine Avenue and 34th Street, Brigantine, has museum, gift shop and tours for a fee. Call 609-266-0539.
Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Story time 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23: "Great Sharky Shark: A Tale of a Big Hunter." Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has displays and gift shop. Admission $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Salt-marsh film and trail walks at 2 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Annual beach cleanup 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 96th St., Stone Harbor.
Second annual Oyster & Clam Roast 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Cape May Winery & Vinyard, 711 Town Bank Road, Cold Spring, Lower Township; $50.
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.
Cape May Hawkwatch dawn to dusk daily to Nov. 30, at Cape May Point State Park platform; free. Avalon Seawatch 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Seventh Street and ocean, Avalon; free.
Free hawk I.D. mini-workshops 10:30 a.m. and monarch tagging demonstrations 2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at Hawkwatch Platform, Cape May Point State Park.
Cape May Autumn Birding Festival, with evening programs, workshops, field trips and exhibitors in convention hall, Oct. 26 to 28; cost $115; preregister.
Weekly birding (and other) trips Thursday, Oct. 18, to Wednesday, Oct. 24 - Cost $10; show and go. Thursday: Hidden Valley unit of Higbee Beach WMA at 7:30 a.m.; meet at clamshell lot, New England Road, south of canal. Beginners bird walk 8:30 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park; meet at Hawkwatch platform. Friday: Higbee Beach WMA 7 a.m.; at lot, west end of New England Road, south of canal. Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge at 5 p.m.; meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. Saturday. Photo walk 7:30 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park; at platform. Rea Farm in West Cape May at 7:30 a.m.; at Beanery lot, Bayshore Road. Cape May Point State Park at 3 p.m.; at platform. Sunday: Cox Hall Creek WMA 7:30 a.m.; at lot, west end Shawmount Avenue, Lower Township. Monday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with author Pete Dunne at 7:30 a.m.; meet at lot. Tuesday: Photo walk 8 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park; at platform. Relaxed birding at Cape May Point State Park at 9 a.m.; at platform. Stone Harbor Point 4:30 p.m.; at lot, south end of Stone Harbor. Wednesday: Cape May Point State Park at 7:30 a.m.; at platform. Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge at 4:30 p.m.; meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard.
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