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


Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Vernal Pool Walk at Swartswood

 

Time & Place

7:00-8:30 pm
Swartswood State Park, Sussex Co.

More Information

MacKenzie Hall | 315-778-5253 | Email | Web

Find Related Info: Amphibians, Vernal Pools

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When the first early spring rains come, thousands of salamanders, frogs, and toads emerge from their winter slumber. They make short, stealthy migrations through the forest to breed and lay their eggs in vernal pools.

What makes a vernal pool so special?

What other unexpected creatures are swimming in its shallow waters?

Come see for yourself! Explore the magic of a vernal pool in springtime.

Get all the details and RSVP info HERE.

MAP

 

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Terrapin Fence Work Day

 

Time & Place

9:30am - 1:00pm
Great Bay Blvd., Meet after the first bridge

More Information

Ben Wurst | 609.628.2985 | Email | Web | Map

Find Related Info: Terrapins

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Volunteers are needed to help mend and repair our terrapin barrier fence on GBB.

Duties: Volunteers will help mend and repair our barrier fencing volunteers are needed to help fasten and hang a plastic mesh fence to metal posts with zip ties. Metal posts may need to be replaced and or installed where they are gone. Some sections of the fence may need to be pushed into the ground more (it was installed in a trench) with shovels. Also, debris needs to be picked up along the length of the fence.

I would ask for volunteers to dress accordingly with the given weather conditions for the day. Bring plenty of water, sunblock, work gloves, and insect repellant.

RSVP to Ben Wurst if you plan to attend.

 

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Barnegat Bay Blitz

 

Time & Place

10:00am to 2:00pm
Great Bay Blvd., Meet before the first bridge.

More Information

Ben Wurst | 609.628.2103 | Email | Web | Map

Find Related Info: Terrapins

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We will be participating in the B. Bay Blitz in Little Egg Harbor Twp. There is trash and other debris that collects along the side of the road and on the saltmarsh along the tree line. We've focused our watershed cleanup efforts on Great Bay Blvd, where our Terrapin Project is based.

Duties: Volunteers are asked to help pick up trash in the Barnegat Bay watershed. Trash bags and some gloves will be provided by the Twp. and/or DEP for the trash clean up.

 

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

ACUA Earth Day

 

Time & Place

10:00am to 4:00pm
6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

More Information

609-272-6950 | Web | Map

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Visit our table to buy CWF merchadise and meet our biolgists at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority's Earth Day Festival. The festival draws approximately 4,000 visitors and hosts over 140 vendors, crafters and exhibitors.

This year’s stage entertainment will include live music by Adam Shaber, environmental music by Valerie Vaughn, recycling magic shows by Mr. RE-Cycle, the 4-H Cloggers, The Grand Falloons Earth Science Circus show, and Native American songs and dances by the Venture Crew.

Exciting attractions featured throughout the day will be endangered species shows by the Cape May County Zoo, electricity tabletop exploration by The Franklin Institute, 4-H Petting Zoo, live turtle encounters by Karen Buckley, the NASA Mobile Science Classroom (courtesy of Burlington County College), Atlantic City Aquarium touch tank, nature and bird watching walks, pictures with SuperCan, and children’s games.

Shuttle bus tours to the wind, solar and wastewater facility in Atlantic City are available every half hour. Eco hayrides to the top of the landfill are always a hit! Enhance your knowledge of recycling on a tour of the Recycling Center.

New this year are garden and nature workshops in the amphitheater between 11 am and 3 pm. Topics will include native plants, composting, rain barrel construction, community supported agriculture, and rain garden design to name a few.

Most activities and attractions at the festival are free due to in part by the generous support of sponsors for the event.

 

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Great Bay Terrapin Project Info Session

 

Time & Place

7pm to 8pm
Jacques Cousteau Coastal Education Center 130 Great Bay Blvd. Tuckerton, NJ 08087

More Information

Ben Wurst | 609.628.2985 | Email | Map

Find Related Info: Terrapins

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Come out and learn more about work being done to stop unnecessary road kills of northern diamondback terrapins along Great Bay Blvd. in Little Egg Harbor. Ben Wurst, Habitat Program Manager will discuss the life history of terrapins, the project’s history, and volunteer opportunities throughout the summer that involve conducting road patrols and educating people along the road. He will also answer any questions that the public will have.

Please RSVP by emailing Ben to let him know that you plan to attend.

 

Vernal Pool Walk at Waterloo

 

Time & Place

7:30-9:00 pm
Waterloo Village Historic Area, Sussex Co.

More Information

Kittatinny Valley State Park | 973-786-6445

Find Related Info: Amphibians, Vernal Pools

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When the first early spring rains come, thousands of salamanders, frogs, and toads emerge from their winter slumber. They make short, stealthy migrations through the forest to breed and lay their eggs in vernal pools.

What makes a vernal pool so special?

What other unexpected creatures are swimming in its shallow waters?

Come see for yourself! Explore the magic of a vernal pool in springtime. Also, learn what local people are doing to protect Waterloo's amphibians...and what other big plans are in the works!

Get all the details and RSVP info HERE.

MAP

 

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