Field trips and outreach programs for schools, groups, families and organizations are available.
Four-acre interactive garden includes a butterfly garden, railroad garden, dinosaur garden, maze, picnic garden, treehouse, amphitheater, carousel and storybook gardens. Consult website for current schedule and registration. nature themed monthly program for ages 3-6 with caregiver. Essex County Environmental Center West Essex Park, 621 Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland, 973- 228-8776. The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey 200 Pottersville Rd., Chester, 908-879-7262. Field trips, programs and volunteer opportunities are available for members and the public. Interpretive programs are scheduled year round, each weekend during the spring and summer, with less frequency during fall and winter. Ongoing over 200 geocaches are waiting to be discovered in the park. Learn about them through informal talks with caretakers and direct observation. Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center 331 Georgia Tavern Rd.
Professional facility and staff enable the recreational student to discover new skills, encourage the serious student to explore their potential, and empower the professional artist to develop their craft to the highest level possible. Children and adults can discover, explore and perform unique cirque arts in a safe and nurturing environment.
25 circus disciplines include: juggling, hula hooping, wire walking, plate spitting, acrobatics, human pyramids, clowning, aerial silks, lyra, trapeze, rope, stilt walking and unicycle. Professional facility and staff enable the recreational student to discover new skills, encourage the serious student to explore their potential, and empower the professional artist to develop their craft to the highest level possible.
New Jersey State Parks offer a variety of interpetive programs, hikes, bike, canoe and kayak trips at different parks throughout the season. Visitors can enter the Butterfly House to observe 200 Monarch and Swallowtail butterflies in a lush tropical environment. Special events and trips are planned at Kay Center and at Conservancy preserves in Warren, Sussex, Cumberland and Cape May Counties. Late May caravan through the Delaware Bayshores and see the ancient ritual between horseshoe crabs and the red knot, one of the longest distance migrants in the animal kingdom. To participate, create an account on the official Geocaching website. Liberty State Park Interpretive Center Morris Pesin Dr.
Visit the calendar online online, sign up to receive events via email or contact the specific park of interest for their most current schedule. School programs; girl scout workshops; party packages; gift shop; weekend festivals include seasonal crafts, games and activities. To learn about geocaching in New Jersey, visit the website for Northern New Jersey Cachers or attend a "Geocaching for Beginners" workshop offered monthly at the park. (Exit 14B NJ Tnpk.), Jersey City, 201-915-3402 x109. In addition to being a launching point to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Liberty State Park is a scenic natural area featuring bike/walking paths, a giant playground and an interpretive center with nature trail and exhibits, offering environmental programs, outreach programs and professional development workshops for educators. Selected Interpretive Events Free, pre-registration required.
Also in the presentation, the lifesaving first aid drug Naloxone/Narcan -which reverses an overdose – will be discussed and local training opportunities offered.