Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

 Please visit our calendar of events to view our Urban Oasis programs (formerly through the Essex County Environmental Center).        

 Weather Advisory: As always, if the weather is questionable, please call or check our Facebook Page to make sure an event is on or we are open as scheduled. 

**SUMMER ROAD WORK ADVISORY: Starting July 3rd, Hardscrabble Road between Old Army and Chestnut will be closed from 7 am to 4 pm. Access will be provided to the center via the Old Army side of Hardscrabble Road. Starting July 5th, Hardscrabble Road will be closed from Chestnut to Lloyd from 7 am to 4 pm. Access the center from Old Army side of Hardscrabble or via Chestnut Ave. Late summer-early fall, Hardscrabble will be resurfaced.  Please note these schedules are subject to change. Please allow extra time for travel.

Register now for a special evening with the film, Gwich'in Women Speak, on Wednesday, July 1, at 6:30 pm. Meet the Director of the film, Miho Aida. The film showcases the voices of Arctic indigineous Gwich'in women. A 20 minute film screening is followed by discussion and Q & A with the director. Light refreshments will be served. Event hosted by New Jersey Audubon and Alaska Wilderness League. Call today at 908-766-5787 to register. Cost: FREE 


 Summer Camp 2015 Online Registration is Open!


Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
Contact Us


11 Hardscrabble Road 

Bernardsville, NJ 07924 
Phone: (908) 766-5787 
Fax: (908) 766-7775


Tuesday - Saturday, 9-5 
Sunday, 12-5
Closed Mondays and Holidays.

New Jersey Young Birders Club

2015 Field Trip Schedule HERE 


  Open Space Nature Walks

Details HERE


 Nature Infused Yoga returns

for summer sessions!

June 20th- August 15th

Details HERE



'Gwich'in Women Speak'

July 1st, 6:30 pm 


Observing Pollinators

July 11th, 2-3:30 pm 

Details HERE 



From Our Blog
Wed, Aug 13 2014 00:57
Thu, Jun 05 2014 00:03
Sun, Jan 26 2014 20:58
Wayrick Wildlife Gallery



 Digital Photography Exhibit with

Phil Witt and David DesRochers

June 7th - August 31st


Details HERE 


Gallery Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday Noon - 5pm

Closed Mondays