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Events For 03/06/15 (Friday)
   Time: 9:00 am - 4:45 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Wyndham Garden Hotel, 1 Lafayette Street , Trenton, NJ
Contact: 908-234-1225 ext. 117 REGISTER   EMAIL
The New Jersey Land Conservation Conference, also known as "the Rally," is an annual one-day educational conference about preserving New Jersey's open space and farmland.

"To your Health!" is the theme of the 2015 conference, highlighting the role of land conservation in promoting health and wellness. (Click for More Info)

Events For 03/10/15 (Tuesday)
   Time: 7 pm - 9 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Contact: 908-997-0725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Each participant will study a site on the Franklin Parker Preserve . The objective of the course is for each student to create a comprehensive, specimen-based list of every vascular plant species present on his/her site. The course is geared for professionals and advanced amateurs. Course work includes:
-Attendance at scheduled monthly workshops
-Field study at your site at least once a month, March through October
-Record-keeping in a field notebook for all pertinent field observations
-Creation of herbarium-quality plant specimens (at least one per species encountered)
-Creation of a comprehensive list of vascular plants on the site

Events For 04/03/15 (Friday)
   Time: 7 pm - 9 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center (GPS address: 11 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931), 170 Longview Road , Far Hills, NJ 07931
Contact: 908-997-0725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Early spring is a great time to listen and call for breeding owls, as courtship and nesting has already begun! Walking along woodland edges, you will call for Screech Owls to fly in and perch aloft. We may hear Great Horned Owls singing their courtship duets, and if the weather is mild, perhaps even see courtship flights of the American Woodcock! Dr. Emile DeVito, New Jersey Conservation Foundation staff biologist, will lead this moonlight walk through Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center in Morris County.

Events For 04/18/15 (Saturday)
   Time: 9 am - 3 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Contact: 908-997-0725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Explore New Jersey Conservation Foundation's largest preserve in the heart of the Pine Barrens. This will be a 7-mile energetic hike through the region, and may include scrambling and hiking through wet areas. Be sure to wear waterproof footwear.

The hike will begin at 9am, with a starting location emailed to participants after registration. Lunch will not be included, so please come prepared with plenty of food and water!

The cost of the hike is free, but we are offering a discounted membership to New Jersey Conservation Foundation when you sign-up. Pre-registration is required.

Events For 05/03/15 (Sunday)
   Time: 9 am - 1:30 pm  
     Sponsored by: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
     Location: Prallsville Mills, 29 Risler Street , Stockton, NJ 08559
Contact: 908-997-0725 REGISTER   EMAIL
Starting in Stockton, this on-road bicycling event winds along some of the prettiest roads in NJ, bordering preserved farmlands and open space along the Wickecheoke Creek. Rides of varying lengths and difficulties will begin at 9:00 am. Participants must supply their own bikes and helmets, which are mandatory. Registration is $45 before April 20 and $50 after and includes staffed rest stops, snacks, bike repair stations and a BBQ lunch. For an additional $20, you can become a New Jersey Conservation Foundation member! Preregistration is required. (Click for More Info)



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