Check out the CWF events and other wildlife and environmental events below.
Saturday, February 4th, 2017
Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival
Time & Place
8am-4pm exhibits and presentations; nature walks 7am-5pm
Mauricetown Firehall, Mauricetown, NJ
Join us and other environmental organizations at the Cumberland County Winter Eagle festival. Bald eagles are just some of the spectacular birds of prey to come out and observe as part of a day full of activities, walks, exhibits, speakers, book signings, vendors and tasty Down Jersey food.
Birding enthusiasts young and old will not be disappointed as experts and volunteers from New Jersey Audubon/Cape May Bird Observatory and Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River will be on hand with spotting scopes and a wealth of information to help identify wildlife and guide tours at various viewing sites.
Admission – $10.00 Adults / $5.00 Children 12 & under.
Free Transportation to and from the event is available for in-county seniors and disabled via the Cumberland Area Transit System. Please call (856) 691-7799 to arrange transport.
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
New Jersey's Fishhawk: The Amazing Osprey
Time & Place
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Upper Branch of Cape May County Library
Did you know that in 1974 only 50 osprey nests were left in NJ? Today, ospreys are a common sight along the New Jersey shore during the summer. Join us to learn about the life history of ospreys, current monitoring techniques, and their amazing comeback. Ben Wurst, Habitat Program Manager with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ will share his experience from working to managing this amazing species over the past 10+ years.