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1:00 pm 2018_Feb Trail Crew

February 2 (Fri.). Trail Crew. 1-3 p.m. Roebling Park. To join the trail crew and to get involved with Abbott Marshlands trail stewardship, contact Jillian Stark, Mercer County Land Steward, at jsstrak@mercercounty.org or call 609-303-0718.

(A trails stewards program for the Abbott Marshlands will be announced in late February. If interested, please contact info@abbottmarslands.org.)

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10:00 am 2018_Second Life, exhibit

TNC. January 5 – April 29.
Art Exhibit – Second Life. Second Life an exhibit by artist Spriha Gupta explores the rich textures and colors of nature through the use of reusable items like tissue paper, magazines, tree bark, flowers, and leaves. Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Ave., Hamilton.  609-888 3218

10:30 am 2018_Jan 1st Friday Story Time

TNC. First Friday Story Time.   Friday – Jan. 5, . 10:30 a.m.  Gather with your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. We’ve chosen the best stories of wildlife and history to enjoy inside or outside if the weather is nice! FREE. Donations welcome. Donations benefit the Friends for the Abbott Marshlands. Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Ave., Hamilton, NJ.

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9:00 am 2018_WCAS Jan Bird Walk

January 13 (Sat.). Bird walk. 9am- 1 p.m. Washington Crossing Audubon Society. Meet at Spring Lake, Roebling Park.  Leader: Brad Merritt. Take S. Broad St. to Sewell Ave.; turn onto to Sewell; drive to the end, turn left and drive down the hill to the parking lot. meeting time will be posted when available). Contact info: Brad Merritt (609) 921-8964.

1:00 pm 2018 Jan Winter Ducks

January 14 (Sun.), Winter Duck Walk.  1-3 p.m.  Each winter many species of ducks flock to the wetlands and waterways of NJ, including the Abbott Marshlands.  Join expert Bill Pitman for this excursion into the marsh to view wintering waterfowl. Please dress for cold, windy weather, and bring binoculars if you have them!  For information and to register: 609 888 3218.  Meet at Spring Lake, Roebling Park.  Take S. Broad St. to Sewell Ave.; turn onto Sewell; drive to the end, turn left and drive down the hill to the parking lot.

2:00 pm 2018_Jan Exhibit Reception

TNC. January 14 (Sun.), Reception for Second Life, 2-4 p.m. Meet artist Spriha Gupta and enjoy refreshments provided by Friends for the Abbott Marshlands as we welcome this new exhibit to the nature center. Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton NJ 08610. FREE, sponsored by Friends for the Abbott Marshlands.

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1:00 pm 2018_Trail Crew

January 19 (Fri.). Trail Crew. 1-3 p.m. Roebling Park. To join the trail crew and to get involved with Abbott Marshlands trail stewardship, contact Jillian Stark, Mercer County Land Steward, at jsstrak@mercercounty.org or call 609-303-0718.

(A trails stewards program for the Abbott Marshlands will be announced in late February. If interested, please contact info@abbottmarslands.org.)

 

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6:30 pm 2018_Build Bluebird House

TNC. January 25 (Thurs), Your Wild Yard Series: Build Your Own Bluebird Box. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tulpehaking Nature Center $5/person + $15/box Registration required. RSVP to natureprograms@mercercounty.org . Become a steward of your own wild yard! Come celebrate the success story of the eastern bluebird’s comeback in North America in the past decades. Learn about their ecology and habitat preferences. You will be guided through the assembly of a bluebird box that can go home with you to help improve your backyard habitat. By building them during the winter time, your nest box will be ready and available to welcome these birds when they return in the early spring. Building materials and tools will be provided. Bring your own gloves. Ages 12+. Registration is required to natureprograms@mercercounty.org.

 

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