in 90 Minutes
Second Thursday of Every Month
7:00pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday, July 14
Growing Wildflowers and Seed Collection
Thursday, August 11
Raptors in Your Trees
Backyard Forestry is sponsored by State Forest Service, New Jersey Forestry Association, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
The Forest Resource Education Center is open to the public on the second Saturday of each month.
Take a hike on the trails and visit the display area in the interpretive center to learn about wildfires, trees in our neighborhoods, the history of forestry in New Jersey, and common forest pests.
Stay for a guided hike 1:00 - 2:00 pm
No registration required
There will be NO Second Saturdays in July, August and September. We will resume Second Saturdays starting in October.
Visit our table at the Wild Outdoor Expo at Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area on September 10th.
Fall Forestry Festival
10am - 3pm
Rain or Shine
Join us at the Forest Resource Education Center for a day of fun learning about your forests and nature. Some activities will include:
• Paint a pumpkin
• Cut a tree cookie
• Plant acorns
• Build a birdhouse
• Enjoy a hayride
• Build a wood craft