Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Preschooler storytime 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23: "Crabby's Water Wish," followed by making edible dirt pudding.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
David and Janet Carle discuss their book and photos, "Traveling the 38th Parallel," 6 p.m. Friday, April 19.
Free frog program and guided walk 7 p.m. Fridays in April; bring flashlights.
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center, at 3625 Brigantine Blvd., Brigantine, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, with free museum and tours. Call 609-266-0538.
The newly formed New Jersey Bluebird Society will hold its first meeting and open house noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the visitor's center library of Historic Batsto Village, Route 542 east of Hammonton. Call 609-927-5091.
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.
Cruise to view loons and shorebirds 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20; $40; preregister.
Weekly birding (and other) trips Thursday to Wednesday, April 18 to 24 - Cost $10; show and go. Thursday: Belleplain State Forest at 7:30 a.m.; meet at forest office, Route 550, west of Woodbine. Nature walk at Cox Hall Creek WMA 9 a.m.; meet at west end of Shawmount Avenue in Villas. Heislerville WMA at 3 p.m.; meet at end of Matt's Landing Road. Friday: Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area at 7:30 a.m.; meet at lot, west end of New England Road. Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge at 3 p.m.; meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. Saturday: Belleplain State Forest at 7:30 a.m.; meet at forest office. Rea Farm (The Beanery) in West Cape May at 7:30 a.m.; at parking lot. Relaxed birding at Cape May Point State Park at 3 p.m.; at platform. Sunday: Cox Hall Creek WMA at 7:30 a.m.; at parking area, Shawmount Road, Lower Township. Wildlife walk at Belleplain State Forest at 7:30 a.m.; meet at forest office. Monday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with author Pete Dunne at 7:30 a.m.; meet at lot. Heislerville WMA with Dunne at 3 p.m.; meet at end of Matt's Landing Road. Tuesday: Wildlife walk at Belleplain State Forest at 7:30 a.m.; meet at forest office. Photo birding walk at Cape May Point State Park at 8 a.m.; meet at platform. Easy birding at Cape May Point State Park at 9 a.m.; at platform. Wednesday: Cape May Point State Park at 7:30 a.m.; meet at platform. Nummy Island at 4:30 p.m.; meet just south of free bridge from Stone Harbor.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Guided birding and nature walk 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays, starting at Forsythe NWR visitor center, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
Free wildlife photos and stories program by author Dan "Dr. Dad" D'Auria, M.D., 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, in auditorium.
The Nature Center of Cape May
The Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has viewing tower and store. Call 609-898-8848.
Nature program for parents and preschoolers 10:30 a.m. Fridays; $9; preregister.
Grounds and harbor cleanup 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20.
Author Pat Sutton on milkweed for monarch butterflies 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20; $20; preregister.
Sutton on hummingbird basics 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20; $20; preregister.
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.
Volunteers sought for terrapin barrier installation 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20. Beach cleanup 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 27 at 30th Street Beach in Avalon and 96th Street Beach in Stone Harbor.
Science program 2:15 p.m. Fridays. Animal program 2:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Crafts 1 p.m. Saturdays.
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