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Check out the CWF events and other wildlife and environmental events below.


Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Barnegat Bay Day

 

Time & Place

12:30 to 3:30 PM
Long Beach Island Foundation, 120 Long Beach Blvd. in Loveladies

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Join the LBIF, CWF and other local environmental organizations and agencies at the 13th Annual Barnegat Bay Day. Learn about the local plants and animals, both underwater and on land, that complete the Barnegat Bay ecosystem. Have a blast with hands-on activities and guided tours of our Nature Trail. While you’re here, check out the LBIF Camp’s mini-aquarium and participate in science-themed crafts! This is a family learning experience. $5 fee.

 

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The Silent Majority: Moths of New Jersey

 

Time & Place

6 PM to 7 PM
Cape May Library

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If novelty in nature is your thing and you relish the opportunity to immerse yourself in her variety, color, shape, form and function than this presentation is for you. With 110,000 species of moth worldwide, one can be kept pretty entertained trying to get a peek into their secret lives. Under appreciated cousins of butterflies, moths are truly the silent majority of the Stygian world. During this presentation you will learn the basics of moth biology, facts about individual species, and be provided with all the necessary tools to spend a little nocturnal time enjoying for yourself these nighttime jewels.

Blaine Rothauser is a Senior Natural Resource Specialist with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., specializing in Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species analysis and environmental impact studies. He is a professional conservation biologist with over 26 years of experience in wetland ecology and conversation management of natural resources. Mr. Rothauser is well-versed in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP’s) Wetland, Floodplain CAFRA, Water Quality Management, Highland, and Pineland Act Rules. He has performed and overseen numerous wetlands and floodplain delineations for a wide range of private and public sector clients throughout the state. Mr. Rothauser’s primary interest is in rare species community structure as it relates to the geophysiographic provinces of New Jersey.

Register for The Moths of New Jersey on the Cape May Library webiste.

 

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Bird Watching on the Beach hosted by Schiavo Library

 

Time & Place

6 PM to 8 PM
Strathmere, NJ

More Information

Schiavo Library | Email | Web

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Meet at the entrance to state park (North Tip of Strathmere). An evening on the beach to spot and learn about New Jersey's amazing avians.

 

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

The Amazing Osprey

 

Time & Place

10:30 AM
Beach Haven Library

More Information

609.492.7081 | Web | Map

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Monitoring and managing New Jersey's unofficial bird of summer with Ben Wurst at the Beach Haven Library. Learn about ospreys life history and amzing comeback from only 50 nesting pairs in 1973, to over 600 today. Call the library at 609.492.7081 to register. Donations to the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ gladly accepted.

 

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

CWF Talk on Bald Eagle Recovery hosted by the Mercer County Park Commission

 

Time & Place

7 PM to 9 PM
Mercer County Wildlife Center, Pavilion of the Outdoor Education Environment, 1748 River Road Titusville, NJ 08560

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The magnificent bald eagle has made an inspiring, all-American recovery. Just a few decades ago, there was only a single nesting pair of bald eagles in all of New Jersey - yet now there are four nesting pairs in Mercer County alone, and over 200 statewide!

Join CWF Executive Director David Wheeler - and weather permitting a live bald eagle - to learn more about this incredible species, and the innovative work being done to study and protect them in the Garden State.

David has worked on wildlife conservation and environmental issues in New Jersey and beyond for more than a decade. He is the author of the 2011 book Wild New Jersey: Nature Adventures in the Garden State, and a contributor to the 2014 book, Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands and Beyond. Mr. Wheeler earned his M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business and his B.A. from American University in Washington DC, and is a 2017 Lead New Jersey fellow.

This program, funded by PSE&G and administered by Wildlife Center Friends as part of the bald eagle program, is part of the cooperative effort between the Mercer County Park Commission, Wildlife Center Friends, and Conserve Wildlife Foundation.

 

All About Horseshoe Crabs Hosted by Schiavo Library

 

Time & Place

6 PM to 8 PM
Schiavo Library 801 Commonwealth Avenue, Strathmere, New Jersey

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Come learn all about horseshoe crabs, fascinating 'living fossils' that have roamed the earth since before the time of dinosaurs.

 

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