Hawk Rise Sanctuary
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: 908.396.6386

Insect Scavenger Hunt at Hawk Rise
Saturday, 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, Linden
Cost: Free

Hawk Rise Goes Batty!
Led by Christine Whorton, Teacher Naturalist
Friday, July 14
8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join us for this special evening program and learn all about bats and their many important roles in nature. We will bust some common myths about these fascinating but misunderstood animals and discuss some of the ways we can help to protect them. As the sun goes down, we will head out on the trail and try to pick up their echolocation calls with our bat detector. There is nothing quite like a nature walk at night, so come get batty with us! This program is appropriate for children and families of all ages.
Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJ
Cost: Free

Summer StoryWalk™ at Hawk Rise Sanctuary
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday August 30
Dawn until Dusk, daily

StoryWalks™ are a great way to get your family outdoors. This structured, self-guided walk leads you along the easy-to-follow paths at Hawk Rise while you read along to a story page-by-page. If you have never walked at Hawk Rise, or feel like you don’t know what to do when you get there, this makes for a great first visit! Hawk Rise Sanctuary is open from sunrise to sunset daily. Bring a picnic and enjoy this urban gem!
The StoryWalk™ concept was created by Anne Ferguson and developed in cooperation with the Kellogg Hubbard Library and the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition.
Location: Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road, Linden, NJ
Cost: Free.

 Check back soon for more exciting programs or go to


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