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1:00 pm Nature Games

Free

Play fun active group games while learning about the plants and wildlife of the marsh.  Parents and kids invited!

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Tulpehaking Nature Center

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10:00 am 2018_1st Sat Canal Towpath

July 7 – D&R Canal State Park Towpath. Walk along the historic towpath from Lock 1 to an eagle nest. Meet at the Light Rail station parking lot 100 W. Park St., Bordentown, NJ. 08505. We will walk through Bordentown, admiring the architecture, cross Crosswicks Creek, and then explore Lock 1 and the Canal towpath. Path is flat. Guide: Stephanie Fox.

(Note that the meeting location has changed from that originally posted).

All 1st Saturday Abbott Marshlands Walks will begin promptly at 10 am 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.

10:00 am 2018 Guided Nature Walk

Free

Join our Naturalist for a leisurely hike to explore the history, plants and wildlife of the Abbott Marshlands.

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center

1:00 pm 2018 - Feed the Animals

Free

See what it takes to keep our education animals healthy, clean and fed. We might even enlist some willing hands to help. Will you be our animal caretaker for a day?

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Tulpehaking Nature Center

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1:00 pm 2018- Stewardship Crew

Volunteer – Stewardship Crew

Thursday, July 12,  1-3 p.m.

Roebling Park

Learn to apply techniques for controlling non-native invasive plants while helping to create a better plant community for our parks and wildlife. Ages 12+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must sign a Volunteer Application and Waiver. Contact 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

 

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8:00 am 2018-Birding by Ear

Birding by Ear

July 14 and July 21

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton NJ 08610. For information: 609-888-3218

$5/person each class

Intended for intermediate birders.  Take your birdwatching to the next level by learning to bird by ear. This short series of classes will focus on bird calls with attention to tone and phrasing, arming participants with the skills to birdwatch in any light condition and “listen in” on bird communication. Appropriate for teens and adults.

10:00 am 2018 Reptile Talk

Free

Meet our education animals for a close-up look at what makes them so special.  Each talk will feature one of the turtles and snakes that call our Nature Center home.

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center

1:00 pm Feed the Animals

Free

See what it takes to keep our education animals healthy, clean and fed. We might even enlist some willing hands to help. Will you be our animal caretaker for a day?

Location
Tulpehaking

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8:00 am 2018-Birding by Ear

July 14 and July 21. Birding by Ear. 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton NJ 08610.  For information: 609-888-3218. $5/person each class. Intended for intermediate birders

10:00 am Family Garden Day

Free

Is your child a budding gardener? Bring yur faily to help us keep our garden beds in tip top shape with planting, mulching, weeding and watering.

Location
Tulpehaking

1:00 pm Feed the Animals

Free

See what it takes to keep our education animals healthy, clean and fed. We might even enlist some willing hands to help.  Will you be our animal caretaker for a day?

Location
Tulpehaking

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12:00 pm Picnic Day

Free

Pack your picnic baskets and bring your families to picnic in our backyard with fun activities and free Rita’s Water Ice provided by the Tulpehaking Nature Center.

Location
Tulpehaking

1:00 pm Nature Games

Free

Play fun and active games while learning about the plants and wildlife of the marsh.  Parents and kids invited!

Location
Tulpehaking

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