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Cape May Birding Adventures October 24th - 26th

From October 24th to 26th, join Somerset County Park Commission Naturalists on an adventure to one of the meccas of birding, Cape May! For the first time Somerset County Parks Commission will be offering their annual Cape May trip in the fall to have the best chance of seeing the migration spectacles that make Cape May so famous.

Absecon Bay Coastal Cleanup on October 27th

On Friday, October 27th, volunteers are needed to cleanup a critical nesting area for northern diamondback terrapins! The entire area is littered with trash from recreational fishing activities and household debris. Much of this debris is single use plastic, including bottles, cans, bags, styrofoam containers, cigarette butts, monifilament, and even a few pairs of shoes.

Learn About Animals of Halloween on October 28th

On Saturday, October 28th come and learn about your favorite animals of Halloween. Learn about the life cycles, habits, and habitats of bats, bugs, spiders, and snakes. After learning some interesting facts about these misunderstood animals, kids can build their own crafty creature to take home!

5K Run/Walk for Recycling on November 4th!

The Association of NJ Recyclers presents its inuagural event: ANJR's 5K Run & Walk for Recycling. This event has been made "Family Friendly"; suitable for runners/walkers of all abilities. Runners will be timed and course is USATF certified.