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Wildlife Fact:

Fish comprise 99% of the osprey’s diet. It typically takes fish weighing 5-10 ounces and about 10 to 14 inches in length.


Speakers Bureau

Education is a vital component to protecting New Jersey’s wildlife. Our Speakers Bureau program allows us to share the stories of New Jersey’s rare wildlife with residents throughout the state and beyond. These stories inspire individuals to act on wildlife’s behalf and help us to keep New Jersey’s wildlife in our future.

Image of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling.Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling. © Seth Patterson / ILCP

The Speakers Bureau offers organized groups informative and entertaining 60-minute PowerPoint presentations highlighting New Jersey’s rare wildlife and how Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ works to protect them.

Groups can choose from a selection of topics in the following categories:

Wildlife in New Jersey

  • New Jersey's Rare Wildlife: An Overview
  • Wild New Jersey: Nature Adventures in the Garden State
  • A Rising Tide: Climate Change and New Jersey's Wildlife


  • Bald Eagles: An All-American Recovery
  • Peregrine Falcons: Flying High in New Jersey
  • Bald Eagles of the Meadowlands
  • New Jersey's Fish Hawk: The Amazing Osprey
  • Raptors of the Garden State: Bald Eagles, Ospreys and Peregrine Falcons


  • An Incredible Journey: Shorebird Migration
  • From The Bahamas to New Jersey: The Shorebirds' Journey
  • Beach Nesting Birds: The Birds of Summer

Reptiles and Amphibians

  • New Jersey's Rarest Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Terrapins and Tires: The Diamondback Terrapin of the Saltmarsh
  • Snakes of the Garden State: Learning to Live with and Love Our Legless Friends
  • Small, Secretive and Endangered: Bog Turtles
  • The Story of Salamanders

Other Wildlife

  • Creatures of the Night: The Bats of New Jersey
  • Pollinators in Peril: How You Can Help Protect Native Pollinators
  • The Silent Majority: Moths of New Jersey*
  • New Jersey's Elusive Hunter: The Bobcat
  • Backyard Birding in the Garden State
  • Spirit of the Wild: The Mammals of New Jersey
  • Beyond the Controversy: The Black Bears of New Jersey

Wildlife Habitats

  • Great Swamp Through the Seasons*
  • Vernal Ponds: The Other Universe*
  • Ridge and Valley: An Ecological Perspective*
  • A Closer Look: Biological Diversity in the Highlands*
  • Removing the Threat of Crab Pots in Barnegat Bay
  • CHANJ: Connecting Habitats Across New Jersey

Film Screenings, Photography and Art

  • Film Screening: New Jersey's Hidden Coast - the Delaware Bayshore
  • Film Screening: A Race Against Time - Shorebirds, Horseshoe Crabs, and Hurricane Sandy
  • Confessions of a Wildlife Photographer*
  • Rare Wildlife Revealed: The James Fiorentino Traveling Art Exhibition
  • Species on the Edge

Other Environmental Topics

  • Cutting through the Static: Environmental Communication in the Age of Climate Change

Corporate Lunch & Learns

Any topic above can be customized or combined for a lunch-and-learn to engage your company's staff, management, clients, customers, or volunteers.

Presentations by biologist Blaine Rothauser*

A minimum $250 honorarium made out to Conserve Wildlife Foundation is requested for staff time and travel. Under certain circumstances, price adjustments may be offered. Please call CWF for more information.

To schedule a presentation, contact:

Joyce Liebtag

Office Administrator: Email


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