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. Jan. 19; preregister.
Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Atlantic County Parks
Register now for free nature craft classes for 3- to 5-year-old preschoolers at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Jan. 18 at Fox Nature Center, Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing.
Free course in orienteering - navigating the woods with compass and map - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Estell Manor Park; 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. 10 to 16 - 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.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
The Nature Center of Cape May
The Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., is closed until April 14. Call 609-898-8848.
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.
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 "Ecology of Barrier Island" 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11; bring lunch, coffee and dessert provided. Topic Jan. 18: "The Sea's Living Dinosaur."
Science program 2:15 p.m. Fridays. Animal program 2:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Crafts 1 p.m. Saturdays. Seashells noon Sundays.
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