Registration Is Open
Registration closes February 22nd.
All webinars are recorded and available for viewing at your own convenience.
Gardening For Wildlife Webinar – Beginning January 31st
Join New Jersey Audubon for this 8-session webinar series (and optional field trips) that provides a great foundation for how to make your space—no matter where you live—more inviting to wildlife. Gardening is a healthy outdoor activity and it makes a positive difference on your property and in our world.
Your registration includes
• (8) 45-minute informational webinars with Q&A
Recorded and available for later viewing (registrants only)
• Three field trip experiences to learn side-by-side with NJ Audubon experts
• Educational Materials and Resources
• Access to webinar recordings
$125 members, $150 non-members
NJ Audubon members receive special discounts on registration and select program tickets. Not a member – join today.
January 31: How to Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat
Instructor: Kristin Hock
Discover the fundamentals of how to Garden for Wildlife. Learn why it is so important to create wildlife habitat and what key elements must be present to certify your space.
February 7th: Native Plants
Instructor: Stephanie Punnett
What is a native plant and how do you choose the best option for your space? You’ll get New Jersey Audubon’s top native plant picks for wildlife, learn planting strategy, and get resources on where to purchase native plants.
February 14th: Invasive Plants
Instructor: Danielle Bara
Learn all about invasive plants and how to manage them. Understand how to identify New Jersey’s most common invasive plants and the many tools you can use to manage them on your property.
February 21: Supplemental Feeders & Water Sources
Instructor: Emily Wilmoth
Which type of feeder and water source is right for your space? Learn about the different types, how to care for them, the kind of animals they attract, and how to optimize the placement in your outdoor space.
February 28: Supplemental Shelters & Places to Raise Young
Instructor: Mary Birrer
Shelter is a key component to any backyard habitat, as well as giving wildlife a place to raise young. Get an overview of different types of supplemental shelters and how to install them.
March 7: Special Habitats and an extended Q&A
Half of the time will be spent learning about special habitats and the other half will be spent in discussion and answering questions.
March 14: Designing Your Space Part 1
Instructor: Gretchen Whitman
Learn which native plants are appropriate for your space, when to plant with seeds, plugs, and potted plants, and where to source native plants.
March 21: Designing Your Space Part 2
Put your new-found knowledge into action to plan an eco-friendly, wildlife-beneficial landscape based on the principles presented in this webinar series.
April 11: Q&A (Bonus program)
After attending all of the webinars, looking through the resources provided, and putting pen to paper in designing your garden, you still may have some questions or want some feedback. This session will provide that!
Each location will conduct a garden tour, how their locations deals with invasive species, and a discussion and Q&A about your own garden and design.
April 15 – Lorrimer Sanctuary
April 29 – Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
April 30 – Nature Center of Cape May