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NJ Audubon Programs

New Jersey Audubon is hosting public programs for all ages at

Hawk Rise Sanctuary.

To register for a program please contact:

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

Phone: 908.766.5787

 

Family Program

Hawk Rise Goes Batty!
Led by Christine Whorton – Teacher Naturalist - Urban Outreach
Friday, August 21

7:30 to 9:00 pm
This evening program will include an entertaining look into the important role bats play in our environment including discussion about separate truths and myths about bats. We will journey on a 1-mile nature walk listening to and recording bat echolocation calls with a bat detector as they hunt for their evening meal. In addition, learn how you can help promote bat conservation and protect these very misunderstood animals. Please bring comfortable walking shoes and a flashlight. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJ
Cost: Free.


Field Trip

Hawk Rise Early Fall Migrants
Scott Barnes – Program Director, All Things Birds
Thursday, September 3
8:30am to 11:30am

Search the woodlands, marsh and landfill trail for early fall migrants. This walk is at an easy pace with level footing. Meet at the kiosks.
Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJ
Cost: FREE

 

Events

Hawk Rise Community Planting and Clean Up Day
Led by Kelly Wenzel – Project Coordinator-Urban Education
Saturday, October 17
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Help New Jersey Audubon catalogue and remove invasive plants and revive the forest with new native plants.  Before you plant, learn about why we are keeping the deer out, research in the forest and how you can be more involved in forest stewardship.  Tools, gloves and water provided. Dress for the weather and wear boots or heavy shoes.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJ
Cost: Free.


Check back soon for more exciting programs or go to

http://community.njaudubon.org/combined-calendar

and look for Hawk Rise events on the
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary Calendar.