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 physical distancing of at least 6 feet. Leaders may remove their face covering to be heard by the group while maintaining social distance. 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. There will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars or spotting scopes.
*Face coverings do not include winter scarves or bandanas. Two-layer fabric or surgical-type masks are required.
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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 HEREFind out more »
PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED (walk-ups will not be permitted). Join CMBO Monarch Monitoring Project naturalists for this special program about the Monarch migration through Cape May!Join CMBO Monarch Monitoring Project naturalists for a stroll through a milkweed-filled meadow to learn about Monarch Butterfly biology and migration. We’ll hope to see monarchs and other butterflies, and we’ll wrap up by tagging one or more monarchs and send them on their way to Mexico. Family-friendly COST: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Due to our Covid-19 guidelines (see below), there will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars or spotting scopes. Binoculars WILL NOT be available for loan from the leaders. Thank you for your understanding. 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. ***If you have spent time in a state that appears on New Jersey’s Travel Advisories, we request that you do not attend the program and will provide a full refund.*** 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. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED BELOWFind out more »