Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences [Dept. of Animal Sciences]

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Downloadable PDF with information for all Summer 2014 Public Programs

Creature Features

A weekly summer program for children in 1st-5th grade that introduces them to the creatures of the estuary and ocean through hands on activities, crafts and special guest visitors.

Ecological Evenings

A collection of evening presentations by scientists and professionals to inform adult audiences of current coastal issues and science research and well as inspire appreciation for the natural world.

Family/Summer Fun

A collection of programs designed for all ages to enjoy the wonders of the natural world.  Perfect for the whole family!

Lunch n' Learn

In partnership with the Tuckerton Seaport, our Lunch n' Learn series informs residents on the research, cultural history and watersheds of the Mullica River- Great Bay and Barnegat Bay.

Out and About the Reserve

Join us as we explore the Reserve through a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing and bird watching.

Special Opportunities

Birding 101: Learn the Basics of Birdwatching
June 10, 2014
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Susan Puder, author of New Jersey Birds and Beyond and president of the Southern Ocean Birding Group, and Linda Gangi, Master Naturalist and vice president of the Southern Ocean Birding, as they present Birding 101. Learn about how to identify birds, why New Jersey is such an important state to view birds, what equipment you would need, hot spots in the area to see birds, and why birdwatching is such a fast growing outdoor activity. After the presentation, Susan will be selling and signing copies of her book.







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