Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880. Preschool story time 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, followed by diver or exotic animal show.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, museum and free programs. Call 609-884-2159.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Guided jitney tour of the refuge wildlife drive 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, starting at visitor center. To reserve, call 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
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 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. Nature programs for toddlers 2 to 4 years and parents/grandparents 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays; preregister; $8.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has displays and gift shop. Admission (temporarily) $4 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211. Author Rick Wright will talk about Gen. George Cook, captor of Geronimo and a 19th century birder, at a 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, covered dish supper; $10 plus a dish for eight; preregister. TurtleFest II, with pancake breakfast, activities, silent auction and live turtles, will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7.
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. Guided birding from Cape May-Lewes Ferry 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24; $35 includes round-trip ferry passage; preregister. Guided boat trip to view loons and shorebirds 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24, out of Cape May harbor; $40; preregister. Weekly birding (and other) trips March 29 to April 4 - Cost $10; show and go. Friday: Higbee Beach WMA at 7:30 a.m.; meet at lot, west end of New England Road. Saturday: Nature photography walk at 7:30 a.m. at Cape May Point State Park; meet at Hawk Watch platform. Rea Farm (The Beanery) in West Cape May at 7:30 a.m.; at parking lot. Belleplain State Forest at 7:30 a.m.; meet at forest office, Route 550, west of Woodbine. Casual birding at Cape May Point at 3 p.m.; at Hawkwatch Platform. Sunday: Cox Hall Creek WMA at 7:30 a.m.; at parking area, Shawmount Road, Lower Township. Monday: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with author Pete Dunne at 7:30 a.m.; meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. Tuesday: Photo walk at Cape May Point State Park; at Hawkwatch Platform. Easy birding at Cape May Point State Park 9 a.m., at platform. Wednesday: Cape May Point at 7:30 a.m.; at Hawk Watch platform. Nummy Island at 4:30 p.m.; meet just south of free bridge from Stone Harbor.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. Call 609-861-0600.
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