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    < September 2017 >

    Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

    Mullica River 101 (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to noon
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Take a 3 hour trip down the Mullica River from Atsion Lake dam to Beaver Dam with guide and naturalist John Volpa. Participants will get a Pine Barrens Primer by exploring the river for an overview of Pine Barrens habitats, history and plants and animals.

    $55 Per Person (includes canoe or kayak), $45 Per Person (bring your own canoe or kayak). Ages 8 and up.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

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    Monday, September 4th, 2017

    Batsto River Naturalist Guided Tour (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    8:30am to 4:00pm (7.5 hours)
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    This trip begins at Quaker Bridge on the Batsto River. You’ll explore on water and land while learning about Pine Barrens habitats, history, plants and animals. Once on the river we’ll make stops along the way to investigate unique Pine Barrens plants along the river’s edge, learn about the role of fire in Pine Barrens ecology, and history of bog iron in the pines. This trip ends at Batsto Lake.

    $60 Per Person (includes canoe or kayak), $50 Per Person (bring your own canoe or kayak). Ages 8 and up.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Batsto River, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, canoeing, Kayaking, nature

     

    Friday, September 8th, 2017

    New Jersey Pinelands Commission---Monthly Meeting

     

    Time & Place

    9:30am
    15 Springfield Road, Pemberton, NJ 08068

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    The Pinelands Commission is the state agency that oversees conservation and development within the Pinelands boundaries. They hold a regular monthly meeting that is open to the public. They need to hear from you! The public is allowed to comment during the General Public Comment portion of the agenda.

    You can find the agenda for each meeting on their website - http://www.nj.gov/pinelands/home/meetings/

    If you have questions about attending a meeting and would like to speak with a member of the staff at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance call us at 609-859-8860.

    More Information

    609-894-7300 | Web

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    Saturday, September 9th, 2017

    Canoeing Lessons (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to Noon
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Learn the basics of canoeing with instructor John Volpa in our three hour class. This introductory program is designed to help you feel comfortable while enjoying this classic American outdoor activity. You’ll learn to paddle on calm water close to the edge of the lake and canoeing terminology, technique and strokes.

    $35 Per Person. Ages 10 and up.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

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    Pine Barrens Discovery Tour (Walk and Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 4:30pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Learn about uplands and Atlantic Cedar Swamp habitats as we trek along the edges of the Mullica River and discover its secrets. Canoe along the perimeter of a Pine Barrens lake, conduct a water quality survey and try dip or seine netting to find out what fish, frogs, and bugs can tell us about their Pine Barrens home. Discover native Pine Barrens plants and animals around every corner as you walk an easy pace.

    Adults $35; Children (8 through 15 years old) $20

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: canoeing, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Mullica River , nature, ecology

     

    Sunday, September 10th, 2017

    Mullica River 101 (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 4:30pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Take a 3 hour trip down the Mullica River from Atsion Lake dam to Beaver Dam with guide and naturalist John Volpa. Participants will get a Pine Barrens Primer by exploring the river for an overview of Pine Barrens habitats, history and plants and animals.

    $55 Per Person (includes canoe or kayak), $45 Per Person (bring your own canoe or kayak). Ages 8 and up.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Mullica River , canoeing, Kayaking, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, nature

     

    Steel Wheels (Walk or Roll)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to 11:00am
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Join naturalist and guide John Volpa as he leads a stroll designed especially for individuals with limited mobility and senior citizens, including those requiring wheelchairs, walkers or canes, on the Atsion Lake Recreation Area ADA trail. This half mile path offers views of a beautiful Pine Barrens Lake and access to enjoy many native plants.

    Adults $25, Children (6 through 15 years old) $15

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, nature, hike, Atsion, ADA Accessible

     

    Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

    Pine Barrens Ghost Towns---Small Group Bus Tour

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    The Pine Barrens of New Jersey contain more ghost towns, some say, than the entire America west. The Pinelands of today with its pristine woodlands and unique plant and animal communities, is a very different place than the busy industrial center it once was several hundred years ago. Barbara Solem, author of Ghost Towns and Other Quirky Places in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, will take participants on a tour of many of the forgotten industrial towns that once thrived in the Pine Barrens.

    $60 Per Person

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, tour, ghost town, history

     

    Saturday, September 16th, 2017

    Batsto River Naturalist Guided Tour (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    8:30am to 4:00pm (7.5 hours)
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    This trip begins at Quaker Bridge on the Batsto River. You’ll explore on water and land while learning about Pine Barrens habitats, history, plants and animals. Once on the river we’ll make stops along the way to investigate unique Pine Barrens plants along the river’s edge, learn about the role of fire in Pine Barrens ecology, and history of bog iron in the pines. This trip ends at Batsto Lake.

    $60 Per Person (includes canoe or kayak), $50 Per Person (bring your own canoe or kayak). Ages 8 and up.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Batsto River, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, canoeing, Kayaking, nature

     

    Sunday, September 17th, 2017

    Pine Barrens Time Machine---Small Group Bus Tour

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Change is the key to life on earth. Join former social studies and science teacher, John Volpa, for a journey exploring the region’s geologic past to the present. We’ll focus on the human interplay with its natural resources, its unique flora and fauna, how it became the Pinelands National Reserve and what we can learn from its history as society grapples with today’s local and global environmental issues.

    $60 Per Person

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, tour, history, ecology, nature

     

    Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

    Fall Plant Sale

     

    Time & Place

    11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    PPA Offices, 17 Pemberton Rd (CR 616), Southampton NJ 08088

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    Join us as we welcome fall at our Third Annual Fall Native Plant Sale!

    PPA will have for sale limited quantities of trees, shrubs, vines, grasses, and wildflowers native to the Pinelands and South Jersey. These plants are excellent for use in backyard landscaping, requiring minimal water and fertilizer.

    Plants include:

    • Trees like Sweetbay Magnolia, Common Persimmon and Flowering Dogwood

    • Shrubs like Beach Plum, Bayberry and Highbush Blueberry

    • Wildflowers like Butterflyweed, Cardinal Flower, and New York Aster

    • Graminoids/Vines like Big Bluestem, and Switchgrass

    • Wetland plants like Sweet Pepperbush and Slender Blueflag Iris

    Pricing: Prices range from $2.50 for plugs to $20.00 for larger trees and shrubs.

    A full plant price list complete with descriptions is posted on PPA’s website.

    Browse native plant gardens, PPA merchandise and Pinelands informational displays at our visitor center.

    Here is a link to directions.

    More Information

    Ryan Rebozo | 609-859-8860 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Plant Sale, fall, Pine Barrens

     

    Mullica River 101 (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 4:30pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Take a 3 hour trip down the Mullica River from Atsion Lake dam to Beaver Dam with guide and naturalist John Volpa. Participants will get a Pine Barrens Primer by exploring the river for an overview of Pine Barrens habitats, history and plants and animals.

    $55 Per Person (includes canoe or kayak), $45 Per Person (bring your own canoe or kayak). Ages 8 and up.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Mullica River , canoeing, Kayaking, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, nature

     

    Canoeing Lessons (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to Noon
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Learn the basics of canoeing with instructor John Volpa in our three hour class. This introductory program is designed to help you feel comfortable while enjoying this classic American outdoor activity. You’ll learn to paddle on calm water close to the edge of the lake and canoeing terminology, technique and strokes.

    $35 Per Person. Ages 10 and up.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: canoeing, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Family Friendly, nature

     

    Sunday, September 24th, 2017

    Hampton Furnace Family Exploration Walk

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 3:30pm
    Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    This Pine Barrens introduction is perfect for everyone who wants to learn about Pinelands history, ecology and culture. Explore a serene Atlantic White Cedar swamp and discover life in a Pine Barrens stream, step back into the history of Hampton Furnace, use dip nets to look for aquatic life and examine unique carnivorous Pine Barrens plants.

    Adults: $25, Children (6 through 15 years old): $15

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ 08088

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Family Friendly, Hampton Furnace, hike, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, ecology

     

    Pine Barrens Discovery Tour (Walk and Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to Noon
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Learn about uplands and Atlantic Cedar Swamp habitats as we trek along the edges of the Mullica River and discover its secrets. Canoe along the perimeter of a Pine Barrens lake, conduct a water quality survey and try dip or seine netting to find out what fish, frogs, and bugs can tell us about their Pine Barrens home. Discover native Pine Barrens plants and animals around every corner as you walk an easy pace.

    Adults $35; Children (8 through 15 years old) $20

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdventures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: canoeing, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Mullica River , nature, ecology

     

    Saturday, September 30th, 2017

    John McPhee Pine Barrens Today Tour---Driving Tour

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Participants meet at Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

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    Join local historian and author Barbara Solem on a driving tour to visit many of the places described in John McPhee's landmark 1968 book The Pine Barrens. Barbara's extensive knowledge of the Pine Barrens will bring its history to life.

    $60 Per Person

    Preregistration is required at www.PinelandsAdvntures.org or call 609-268-0189.

    Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance to help people across the region get out and explore the Pine Barrens.

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, John McPhee, Pine Barrens, history, tour

     

    Climate Change Film Festival at PPA

     

    Time & Place

    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    PPA Offices, 17 Pemberton Rd. (CR 616), Southampton NJ 08088

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    We are all in this together!

    In an exceptional collaboration, the Medford Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) will host an all-day film festival on Sept. 30 highlighting varying aspects of climate change. Located on the grounds of the PPA headquarters, 17 Pemberton Rd (CR 616), Southampton NJ from 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., the showings will feature a full program of acclaimed films from a variety of perspectives.

    Description: A schedule films is listed below. Each film will be shown only once. There are two theaters and two different films will be shown in each theater in the morning and the afternoon. Attendees may bring a lunch or reserve a simple vegetarian lunch for $10. To learn more or register click contact Medford Friends.

    Admission is free. You are invited to stay as long as you want, purchase a lunch or bring your own. Beverages are provided. To register and/or reserve a vegetarian wrap ($10) call Medford Meeting, 609-953-8914 or email at info@medfordfriendsmeeting.org

    Films in the Barn

    • 9:30 to 11:15 Before the Flood
    • 11:30 – 12:50 Chasing Ice

    Lunch

    • 1:30 – 3:00 Cowspiracy
    • 3:15 – 4:45 Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Films in the Carriage House

    • 9:30 to 11:15 Six Degrees Could Change the World
    • 11:30 – 12:50 The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military and National security

    Lunch

    • 1:30 – 3:00 Time to Choose
    • 3:15 – 4:45 From the Ashes

    To learn more about each movie click on PPA's webpage.

    More Information

    Medford Meeting | 609-953-8914 | Email

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