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10:00 am 2018_1st Sat. June Bluffs

June 2 – Bordentown Bluffs, D&R Canal State Park. Meet at end of Stanton Ave., Bordentown Twp.   (Take US-206 south of I-195; take 1st right after Pointe Breeze apartments.  Look for Abbott Marshlands logo; street sign is missing). There is one steep hill, which can be avoided. There should still be some Mountain Laurel in bloom. Guides: Stephanie Fox and Mary Leck.

All 1st Saturday Abbott Marshlands Walks will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last until noon. In addition to RWJ – Hamilton, Friends for the Abbott Marshlands, and Tulpehaking Nature Center, these walks are cosponsored by Mercer County Park Commission, Bordentown Twp. Environmental Commission, and D&R Canal State Park. 

 

9:00 am 2018_Bike Ride (rescheduled)

BIKE RIDE  — RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 12

Sunday June 3.   Bicycle Ride: – Bicycle from the Trenton to Thomas Paine Memorial in Bordentown; organized by Jay Watson. In addition to historical sites, there will be ample opportunities to view the Delaware River and to learn about the Abbott Marshlands.

Details including times, TBA.

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9:00 am 2018- Trail Crew

VOLUNTEER – TRAIL CREW

June 15 (Fri) – 9 a.m. noon. Roebling Park

Get in a hike, some exercise and hands-on fun while helping to maintain our beloved trail systems. Ages 12+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must sign a Volunteer Application and Waiver. Contact jstark@mercercounty.org<mailto:jstark@mercercounty.org>.

For more information about Trail or Stewardship Crew, contact Land Steward, Jillian Stark, at jstark@mercercounty.org<mailto:jstark@mercercounty.org> or call (609) 303-0718

10:00 am Kids Fishing Day

Attention Junior Fisherman! We’ll have fishing poles to borrow and fishing experts on hand to help you hone your technique. Valid fishing license required. For adults and youth 16 years and older. This program is free, no registration required. (From South Broad Street in Hamilton, turn onto Sewell Avenue. Proceed to the end of the road and follow the gravel driveway down the hill into the parking lot.)

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Spring Lake off Sewell Avenue

10:00 am 2018 June Tree Discovery

June 16 (Sat.), Tree Discovery Walk 10 a.m. to noon. Guide: Nick Alpeza, Eagle Scout. Watson Woods, Roebling Park. A walk through Watson Woods with a focus on identifying trees.  Learn about the trees of the marsh, their uses and ecological importance.  Meet at the Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Ave., Hamilton, NJ, (From South Broad St., turn onto West Park Ave., turn left onto Westcott, and right toward the Watson House.
Park in parking lot at the Watson House). Contact/ information: 609-888-3218.

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8:30 am 2018 Delaware River Sojourn - Day 8

June 23 (Sat). Delaware River Sojourn paddlers visit the Abbott Marshlands (Day 8). Paddlers meet at the Bordentown Beach. at 8:30 a.m. For registration and details about the day (and week) see: http://www.riversojourn.com/. This year’s theme is “Still Wild After All These Years”, a reflection on 50 years of protection and recognition under the National Wild & Scenic Rivers program.   Our local theme is: ‘Preservation: Preserved, Urban, and & Still Wild’.

12:00 pm Lunch n Learn - NON Paddlers

Special for non paddlers:

Delaware River Sojourn – Lunch-n-Learn: White City Amusement Park

Sat., June 23, 12:00-2:30 p.m.
Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton NJ 08610
Questions: 609-888-3218.
$10/person, lunch included

ON LINE REGISRATION AND PAYMENT or by check.  
REGISTRATION DEADLINE for Lunch-n-Learn: Friday, June 15, noon.  For registration details, see under Noteworthy, www.abbottmarshlands.org.  Registration is $10 and includes lunch.

Program presented by Jim Colello, local historian and author.   From merry-go-round to miniature railroad, learn about White City, the amusement park in the middle of the Hamilton marsh. Optional guided walk to follow for non paddlers, visiting the remaining structures of White City that are still visible to this day.

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