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
Hawk Rise Migration MadnessLed by Scott Barnes, Director – All Things BirdsFriday, April 14
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.We will search for spring migrants in the maple-oak forest and spend some time looking at the freshwater and salt marsh habitats for a variety of birds.Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJCost: FreeHawk Rise Songbird SearchLed by Scott Barnes, Director – All Things BirdsWednesday, May 17
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.Search for thrushes, vireos and warblers in this urban oasis of Maples, Oaks and Sweet Gum. We will also go to the Rahway River overlook to search for a variety of shorebirds. Hawk Rise is noted for its Swainson’s Thrushes and warbler varieties.Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJCost: FreeInsect Scavenger Hunt at Hawk RiseSaturday, May 20
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Just before the sun sets insects come out to hunt! Discover some of these hidden creatures using nets, sheets, magnifying boxes, and maybe even a special tool you make yourself! Learn why insects are important in our habitat, which ones are beneficial and who are alien invaders. Be prepared to walk off of the trails. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are a must.Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, LindenCost: FREE
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and look for Hawk Rise events on the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary Calendar.