New Jersey Audubon field trips and programs adhere to CDC guidelines; leaders have the right to ask a participant to leave the program if someone is not adhering to these guidelines for the health and safety of all.  Leaders and participants must wear face coverings throughout the program and maintain social distancing (at least 6’ of separation). Leaders may remove their face covering in order to be heard by the group while maintaining social distance. Please do not come to a program if you are sick or have a sick family member. People coming from other states should follow New Jersey’s Travel Advisories for COVID -19 before attending a New Jersey Audubon program including 14-day self-quarantine.  For a list of states go to covid19.nj.gov.  There will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars or spotting scopes.

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2020 Cape May Fall Festival Virtual Edition

October 2 - October 4
NJ United States

The 2020 Cape May Fall Festival will be virtual and Cape May-centric! Warm up your ID skills with the experts on Friday, then join us as we capture Cape May's hotspots with the best guides around. You won't want to miss the Bird ID Quiz by a crackerjack team from the New Jersey Young Birders Club, the Keynote by Kenn Kaufman or the debut of Katy Duffy's Sunday presentation about the Cape May Owl Banding Project, "In the Still of the Night." Visit our sponsors and vendors, take your chances on our raffle, and find a treasure in our Silent Auction. Join us! Your registration includes a selection of live streaming from Cape May migration hotspots, interspersed with presentations on a wide variety of topics.  Our Roving Reporters will take you to Higbee Beach, The Nature Conservancy's South Cape May Meadows and even the iconic Cape May Hawkwatch.   Cost: A 3-day registration is $100 for CMBO or NJA members, and $125 for non-members.  Or you may choose a daily registration at $40/day for CMBO or NJA members, and $50/day for non-members. Presentations include workshops on hawk ID, fall warbler ID and pelagic birding, as well as live monarch butterfly tagging. Finally, 3 sessions involving our featured speakers are also available separately as a la carte items. For more information and registration please click HERE

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10:00 am

Back Bay Birding by Boat on the Osprey

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until November 8, 2020

Miss Chris Marina – The Osprey, 1212 Wilson Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204 NJ United States + Google Map

Join Captain Bob and the crew of The Osprey for close-up looks at secretive rails, nesting Ospreys, migrant shorebirds, terns, gulls, herons and more. We explore the coastal saltmarsh of Cape May from Cape Island Creek to the Wildwoods and view the natural wonders of historic Cape May Harbor. The Osprey is a 37' pontoon boat that has a comfortable enclosed cabin with large viewing windows, a front deck with a railing, and a restroom on board. Non-motorized wheelchair accessible. More information, detailed directions, and online reservations at www.ospreycruise.com or call the Osprey at 609-898-3500. All trips depart from the Miss Chris Marina in Cape May. Free parking. Family-friendly. Preregistration is suggested. Cost: $30 members, $35 nonmembers, $20 Children (12 and under) REGISTER HERE For more information on all of CMBO’s walks and programs, please call 609-400-3868 NEW JERSEY AUDUBON’S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: New Jersey Audubon field trips and programs adhere to CDC guidelines; leaders have the right to ask a participant to leave the program if someone is not adhering to these guidelines for the health and safety of all. Leaders and participants must wear face coverings throughout the program and maintain social distancing (at least 6’ of separation). Leaders may remove their face covering in order to be heard by the group while maintaining social distance. Please do not come to a program if you are sick or have a sick family member. There will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars or spotting scopes.

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