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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10:30 am

Nature Explorer Series

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

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Children's Program using nature concepts with a combination of storytelling, exploration and arts & crafts! Geared towards kids ages 3 - 5. 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! PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED.  October 1- Curiosity Hike: As we explore, children will be encouraged to make their own discoveries. The class will include looking for earthworms and bugs, and other creatures that live in our neck of the woods. October 8- Hear That Sound? We will use our senses to ‘tune in’ to the noises we hear outside and create our own music by using objects in nature! October 15- Hibernate or Migrate? Who sleeps the winter away and who flies south? October 22- Mini-Mammals How many small mammals can you think of? Let’s discover together. October 29- Halloween Parade- Come in costume and celebrate some Halloween fun with us!   COST: $8/child/session (NJA member), $10/child/session (NJA non-member) SAVE 15% by registering for entire series! Use code "FullSeries" at checkout. *You may only use this code if you're registering for all five classes* IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Programs run completely outdoors/rain or shine so please come prepared for wet/muddy conditions. *All children must be accompanied by an adult and pre-register. Maximum of two children per adult; all sessions limited to 10 children. For more information, email: [email protected] or call 908-396-6514 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 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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4:00 pm

Intro to the Wild Outdoors: Ethics & Preparedness

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lorrimer Sanctuary, 790 Ewing Avenue
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 United States
$8.00 - $10.00

Expand your outdoor knowledge and be prepared to take on the next hike, camping trip, or backpacking adventure! Did 2020 encourage you to feel more comfortable outdoors? Do you want to expand your knowledge but don’t know where to start? Join Sanctuary Director Kirsten Holt as we discuss outdoor ethics, survival basics, and how to prepare for your adventures. From finding new ways to enjoy your yard to hiking on the Appalachian Trail—we will work on building your environmental well being. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED We will walk up to 1 mile, over generally level terrain. COST: $10 members, $12 nonmembers. 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.*** IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Dress appropriately for the weather. This program will be entirely outdoors. 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. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED BELOW  

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6:00 pm

A Naturalist’s Full Moon Walk for Birds

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lorrimer Sanctuary, 790 Ewing Avenue
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 United States

Learn about the full moon and the birds that show up during this hybrid nature/birding program. Join us for this evening walk as we turn our heads to the moon and watch the sky. Prepare to learn about how the full moon may affect our local wildlife while we keep an eye an ear open for some of fall’s migrating birds. Led by birder/naturalists Kirsten Holt and Lindsay McNamara. We will walk up to 1 mile, over generally level terrain. This workshop may also include an indoor session or a change of location (within a 5 minute drive), depending on weather and birds on the day. COST: $10 members, $12 nonmembers. 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 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. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED BELOW  

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