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Farmer's Market
Jersey-grown vegetables at a farmer's market stand in Swedesboro, NJ
Allentown NJ
Allentown, NJ during the Canadian wildfire event in June of 2023. Most of the sky was darkened by smoke as a result of Canadian wildfires during this time.
Cooper Environmental Center
Aerial view of the tide creek at Cattus Island, Cooper Environmental Center, Toms River NJ
Mill Dam
Historic Mill Dam on Rancocas Creek in Mount Holly, NJ, July 2022. Photo by Isaiah Beard.
Island in Country lake
Island in Country Lake, Browns Mills New Jersey, June 2022. Photographed by Isaiah Beard
Tulips at Dalton Farms
Tulip Festival at Dalton Farms, Swedesboro, NJ. April 16, 2022. Photo by Isaiah Beard.
Giraffes at Cape May Zoo
Giraffes at Cape May County Zoo, April 2, 2022. Photograph by Isaiah Beard
Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center
Barn at Rutgers Equine Science Center, North Brunswick NJ. Photographer: Isaiah Beard
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Wharton State Forest image July Events at Wharton State Forest (South Central Pinelands)

Wharton State Forest is New Jersey’s Largest state forest. It encompasses approximately 125,000 acres covering parts of Atlantic, Burlington and Camden counties providing a variety of recreational activities including hiking, biking, swimming and horseback riding. You can find more information about Wharton State Forest and other New Jersey state parks on our website at

Forest Resource Education Center (Jackson, NJ) - July Events July Events at the Forest Resource Education Center - Jackson, NJ

Tune into nature, it is the best way to relax!
The team at FREC are ready to show you how with 
many forest-focused educational experiences.
Peruse and pre-register for our small-group outdoor nature programs here:

Barnegat Lighthouse after Restoration Barnegat Lighthouse to Reopen to Visitors This Weekend Following Completion of $1.3 Million Restoration

More than a year after closing for an extensive $1.3 million exterior and interior renovation project, Barnegat Lighthouse will fully open on Saturday, June 10 for park visitors to climb or tour the iconic structure, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today.

Duke Farms logo of grasses, trees and birds Plan a Bike Trip at Duke Farms!

Bike rentals are $15 for two (2) hours for adults and $10 for riders under 18. Those who refuse to wear a helmet will not be allowed to rent a bike. We have 3 adult tricycles that can be reserved for visitors requesting accessible bike options.

Organization logo: silhouette of farm and marsh with heron in the foreground Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat Improvement in New Jersey’s New Jersey’s Coastal Plain Region (Cape Atlantic Conservation District)

This guide provides information for native plant species beneficial to wildlife of the Coastal Plain region of New Jersey. These plants can be used to help establish wildlife habitat areas on your property. The plants are listed in the categories of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. In addition, environmental parameters for the use of these plants are identified in terms of soil moisture conditions, light preference and plant characteristics. Most of the plants in this guide are readily available from the nurseries and garden centers in this region.

Organization logo: "SAVE Coastal Wildlife" in blue text with blue silhouette of horseshoe crab with text, "Education", "Restoration", "Research"  A Guide To Seals Along The Jersey Shore! (Save Coastal Wildlife)

The Jersey Shore is a seasonal home to several species of seals or pinnipeds during the late fall, winter, and early spring; sometimes even year-round as every so often a juvenile seal might be spotted during the summer. Seals are protected pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, meaning that it is illegal to harm or harass them.


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