Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner’s Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Black Friday, Nov. 29: diver show 11 a.m., ray feeding noon and 3 p.m.; exotic animal show 2 p.m.
Atlantic County Parks
Free course in orienteering (navigating the woods with map and compass) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing. Must preregister; call 609-645-5960.
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.
Free Autumn Hawk Watch sunrise to 5 p.m. daily through Saturday, Nov. 30, at Hawk Watch platform, Cape May Point State Park. Free Avalon Seawatch count of seabirds daily at Seventh Street and the beach.
Guided waterfowl and raptors field trip through Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29; cost is $35.
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
Kid’s Christmas with the Critters, with animals, puppet show, crafts, refreshments and Santa, 1 p.m. Dec. 7. Cost is $3 per child; adults free.
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. Call 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
Guided wildlife drive tours aboard 12-passenger electric shuttle from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30; $10 donation.
The Nature Center of Cape May
The Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has viewing tower and store. Call 609-898-8848 to preregister for activities.
Nature programs for toddlers 2 to 4 years with adults at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 6; $10.
Register now for popular holiday wreath and garland workshops 10 a.m. Dec. 5 to 7, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6, and 12:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has displays and gift shop Friday to Sunday. Admission $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Wetland Wonderland, with family seasonal programs, crafts and games, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30; adults $18, children $8, family of four $30.
Conservation family program 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1.
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