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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8:00 am

Place-Based Field Experience Workshop for All

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Petty’s Island Pennsauken Township, NJ United States + Google Map

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED. Led by Kelly Wenzel, Project Director – Urban Education and Outreach, NJ Audubon  Kelly Wenzel has more than 20 years of experience using the outdoors as a classroom. She has worked extensively with classroom teachers as well as after school and daycare teachers and administrators. Join Kelly for a day of hands-on experiences designed to get your students outside. Learn the basics of running your own place-based field experiences. Using Petty’s Island as the backdrop, discover how history and environment are connected and can be found in every neighborhood. Utilize the roadway, parking lot and natural areas to simulate different teaching spaces in your community. Learn seining, water quality monitoring, soil testing, plant and tree identification and much more! This workshop is appropriate for anyone who works with children. All activities are aligned to NJ Student Learning Standards for Science and can be adapted to any teaching opportunity. Location: Petty's Island. Directions after registration.  Please register early – group size is limited.  Cost: FREE REGISTER HERE 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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1:00 pm

Fly Fishing Workshop – CANCELLED

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
NJ Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924 United States

Learn fly fishing techniques at this workshop with Angus Macaulay, NJ Audubon Program Facilitator. Ticket sales end on 10/2 at 5:00 PM. You must pre-register, walk-ins will not be allowed to participate. One person per ticket. Face masks and social distancing required. Led by Angus Macaulay, Program Facilitator. This workshop is a practical foundation of fly fishing techniques. We will start with a group casting lesson on the lawn learning casting mechanics, the importance of accuracy, and safety. The group will then head down to the Passaic River to explore and search for river macroinvertebrates. Discussion will include how the fish and the macroinvertebrates fit together in the food web, how different flies represent different organisms, how to approach a stream for fishing, and where to look for fish. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own fly rod & reel, but loaners will be available for use during the program if needed. There will be no actual fishing. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED BELOW

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