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Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:05 am

Bayshore Discovery Project

Stories and anecdotes of old Bivalve sought for museum from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris. Call 856-785-2060.

Wetlands Institute

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.

Speaker on "The Sea's Living Dinosaur" 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18; bring lunch, coffee and dessert provided.

Science program 2:15 p.m. Fridays. Animal program 2:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Crafts 1 p.m. Saturdays. Seashells noon Sundays.

Covered-dish-supper program, "Tied Up in Knots," with Larry Niles, director of the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project, 6 p.m. Jan. 25; $12 plus dish for eight; preregister.

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.

Weekly birding (and other) trips Thursday to Wednesday, Jan. 17 to 23 - Cost $10; show and go. Saturday. Cape May Point State Park at 8 a.m.; meet at Hawkwatch Platform. Nature photo walk at Cape May Point State Park at 8 a.m.; meet at platform. Monday: Casual birding at Cape May Point State Park at 10 a.m.; meet at platform.

Cape May Point State Park

Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.

Atlantic City Aquarium

Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians.

Stargazing presentation by the South Jersey Astronomy Club noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19; preregister.

Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.

Atlantic County Parks

Free course in orienteering - navigating the woods with compass and map - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing; must preregister. Call 609-645-5960.

The Nature Center of Cape May

The Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., is closed until April 14. Call 609-898-8848.

Stranding center

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.

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