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8:30 am

E-Z Birding at the Point

October 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around the Cape May Point State Park! E-Z Birding is for beginning birders and for those want to learn more about the birds and how to find them. Cape May Point State Park is a great place to bird with a variety of habitats - woods, fields, ponds, dunes, and beach! PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED. COST: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. Interested in becoming a member? Please click on the following link to learn more or join: Become a Member today! IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  We bird in all weather. Be sure to check the forecast in advance and dress in layers appropriate for prevailing weather conditions. The weather in Cape May can differ considerably from nearby inland areas and may be warmer, colder, or windier so it’s best to be over prepared. We may have to bird in the rain, so please bring your rain gear. TRANSPORTATION: We may walk up to 1.5 miles, over generally level, sometimes muddy or sandy terrain. Some trips involve walks over jetties. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION: NJ Audubon’s CMBO programs are virtually never cancelled. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however, registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. We reserve the right to substitute leaders if necessary, though this rarely happens. REGISTER HERE  

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10:00 am

Healthy Lands and Water of Cape May Peninsula

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Check out this fun (and free!) community event happening next week on Oct. 7th Join NJ Audubon at the Center for Research and Education (CRE) to explore Cape May County's abundant flora and fauna. Explore the CRE gardens and help us gather information for our Bioblitz! Evening presentations and social hour will start at 5:00 PM, but activities will be happening all day including a Monarch tagging demonstration (check out the official flyer for more details). Guest speakers and guided walks will detail the rich ecology of Cape May, and this will be a great opportunity to learn about our new Healthy Land and Waters Grant, providing support for our local landowners right here in Cape May County! 10AM - Monarch tagging demonstration 11AM to 4PM - Self Guided Tour of BioBlitz 5PM - Talks on agriculture and best management practices 7PM - Moth light and social hour

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10:30 am

Nature Explorers – FALL 2021 Series!

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Lorrimer Sanctuary, 790 Ewing Avenue
Franklin Lakes,NJ07417United States
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Join Miss Mary at Lorrimer Sanctuary and enjoy watching your budding naturalist go wild experiencing woodland adventures. Great for 3-5 YOs! The Lorrimer Sanctuary invites families, friends, and nature lovers to join us for an exploration of our natural world. Enjoy watching your budding naturalist ‘go wild’ experiencing woodland adventures. Children use all their senses to safely explore and discover the wonders of nature here at Lorrimer Sanctuary. Children are introduced to nature concepts using a combination of storytelling, exploration and arts and crafts. It is educational and fun! COST:$8 per child for members, $10 per child for nonmembers. SCHEDULE: October 7 & 9- Exploring the Five Senses: As we explore, children will be encouraged to make their own discoveries. We will use our senses to ‘tune in’ to the world around us. October 14 & 16- Leaf Art: Let’s take a closer look at leaves. Make outdoor art with colorful fall leaves and learn about the trees they come from! October 21 & 23- Hibernate or Migrate? Who sleeps the winter away and who flies south? October 28 & 30- Brilliant Bats: Boo! Come celebrate Halloween with us by learning about the bats that live in our forests and what makes them so unique! Dress up in costume during this special class! IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Programs run completely outdoors/rain or shine so please come prepared for wet/muddy conditions. Dress for the weather. Pre-registration is required Maximum of two children per adult; all sessions limited to 12 children. For more information, email: [email protected] or call 908-396-6514 NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION: NJ Audubon’s programs require a minimum number of registrants to run. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. REGISTER HERE

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11:00 am

Monarch Monitoring Project Drop-In

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 21, 2021

Triangle Park, 498 Coral Ave
Cape May,NJ08204United States
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Join our Monarch Monitoring staff and volunteers at Triangle Park to learn about the Monarch Monitoring Project. The team may be tagging monarchs, tending to the gardens that support the monarchs, or engaged in other project activity. Meets at Triangle Park, located at Lighthouse and Coral Avenues in Cape May Point  NO preregistration required. Family-friendly Cost: FREE - contributions to the Monarch Monitoring Project are welcome.  Interested in becoming a member? Please click on the following link to learn more or join: Become a Member today! NEW JERSEY AUDUBON’S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.    

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7:00 pm

Nighttime at the Nature Center

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Avenue
Cape May,NJ08204United States
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Who is hanging around the nature center after hours? Get to know the nocturnal creatures flying around the Cape May skies at night. We will set up a moth observation station, learn the different owl calls, and use gadgets to monitor bat movement. Hot chocolate will be served to keep us warm on these crisp, autumn nights! Pre-registration is required. COST: $15 adults, $10 children. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION POLICY: NJ Audubon’s programs require a minimum number of registrants to run. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. REGISTER HERE

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