• Tulips at Dalton Farms
    Tulip Festival at Dalton Farms, Swedesboro, NJ. April 16, 2022. Photo by Isaiah Beard.
  • World War II Bunker
    Abandoned World War II bunker in Cape May Point State Park under overcast skies. Photo by Renu Sagreiya.
  • Pine Trees
    Pine trees surrounding a pond in Seaville, Cape May County, New Jersey. Photo by Renu Sagreiya.
  • Giraffes at Cape May Zoo
    Giraffes at Cape May County Zoo, April 2, 2022. Photograph by Isaiah Beard
  • New Jersey Pine Barrens in the Fall
    New Jersey Pine Barrens in the Fall. Photographer: Renu Sagreiya
  • Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center
    Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center, North Brunswick NJ. Photographer: Isaiah Beard

Spotlight

Black text Webinar : Tribal & Indigenous-Based Climate Adaptation Priorities in the NE CASC Region (Rutgers Climate Institute, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 @ 4:00 p.m.)

Tribal nations and Indigenous communities in the northeastern United States have witnessed changes in the climate from time immemorial. However, anthropogenic climate change coupled with the impacts of colonization pose unique challenges for tribal nations. Despite these issues, tribal nations are leading the way across the region in climate change adaptation planning. This event is sponsored by the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center. 

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Photo of farm under partly cloudy skies with awnings in the distance and red Rutgers NJAES banner in foreground Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University (Monday, May 2-23, 2022)

This self-paced online class is designed to provide information that new beekeepers need to start and care for a honey bee colony. Participants will be introduced to bee biology and management. Participants will also learn how to assemble hives, open and examine colonies, and see how honey and beeswax are harvested.

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Organizational logo-dark blue and white graphic of lighthouse on beach surrounded by vegetation with birds in the sky and fish in the ocean Shark River Inlet Horseshoe Crab Tagging (American Littoral Society, Sunday, May 29, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Come learn about horseshoe crabs and help us tag these fascinating living fossils!

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PPA Logo: White silhouette of three pine trees on green square background with floral watermark Pinelands Juried Photographic Exhibition Online Gallery (Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Ongoing)

The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) is pleased to share the stunning images submitted to the 2022 Pinelands Juried Photographic Competition and Exhibition. The photographs submitted for this exhibit celebrate the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of the Pinelands National Reserve. Images were taken within the boundaries of the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve depicting its landscape, flora, wildlife, communities, and people. All acceptable photographs submitted this year were posted in PPA's New Jersey Pinelands online art gallery by April 16, 2022.

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Logo of blue & green Yin Yang with text in blue & green Native Medicinal Garden Learn & Tend Days (Sustainable West Milford, Through October 2022)

2022 Learn & Tend dates are here! You can look forward to spending one Sunday a month learning about the healing properties of countless native species. Karen Longo is a Master Gardener with an extensive amount of knowledge and experience in this field. For any other Master Gardeners out there, this is a registered Project Site in Passaic County, NJ so please join us and you can add hours worked to your annual requirement for volunteer hours. We will be taking necessary precautions to promote social distancing guidelines while gardening.

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Green Text with Graphic of Tree Tree Raffle (Sea Isle City Environmental Commission, March 1, 2022 -June 4, 2022)

The Sea Isle City Environmental Commission is giving away 30 free trees this spring! Enter to win a tree, which will be planted on your local property free of charge.

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