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    < September 2018 >

    Saturday, September 1st, 2018

    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

     

    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

     

    Monday, September 3rd, 2018

    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

     

    Saturday, September 8th, 2018

    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

     

    Sunday, September 9th, 2018

    Steel Wheels (Walk or Roll)

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 12:00pm
    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

     

    Canoeing Lessons (Paddle)

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 4:30pm
    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.

    $45 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

     

    Saturday, September 15th, 2018

    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

     

    Kayaking Lessons (Paddle)---New for 2018!!

     

    Time & Place

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

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    Learn the basics of kayaking with ACA certified instructor, John Volpa, in our three hour class. This introductory program is designed to help you feel comfortable and competent while learning proper paddling technique. You’ll learn to paddle on calm water close to the edge of the lake and kayaking terminology, technique and strokes.

    $55 per person, ages 12 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: Kayaking, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, children, Family Friendly

     

    Sunday, September 16th, 2018

    Blueberry Music Jam

     

    Time & Place

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    HIstoric Whitesbog Village, 120 West Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Open to all to listen or play along, look for the group on the porch of the General Store or in the Barrel Factory, just down the road on the left.

    Starts at 11 am and continues until 2 pm. Visitors are free to drop in to listen anytime.

    This event is sponsored by the Whitesbog Preservation Trust – www.whitesbog.org.

    More Information

    609-893-4646 | Web

    Find Related Info: Whitesbog Village, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, music, Bluegrass Music

     

    Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

    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

     

    Moonlight Walk

     

    Time & Place

    7:00 PM
    HIstoric Whitesbog Village, 120 West Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Come explore the village and the bogs by moon light, this special opportunity is scheduled on or as close to the full moon as possible.

    This event is sponsored by the Whitesbog Preservation Trust – www.whitesbog.org.

    An experienced guide will share insights about Whitesbog and the nature that surrounds us with a different topic each month. Meet your guide in the General Store before the start time and look around prior to the start.

    All walks are 3-5 miles in length. Dress weather appropriate. Reservations are requested by calling and leaving your name, phone number and number of participants at 609-893-4646, the walk is $5/person.

    More Information

    609-893-4646 | Web

    Find Related Info: Whitesbog Village, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, history, hike

     

    Fall Plant Sale - PPA

     

    Time & Place

    11 am to 2pm
    PPA, 17 Pemberton Rd. Southampton NJ 08088

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    A great way to help preserve our native flora -- and our environment in general -- is to plant native vegetation around our homes and businesses. Luckily, New Jersey residents have lots of beautiful and interesting native plants to choose from.

    When you landscape with native plants, not only are you likely to save money and resources by using less fertilizer, soil additives, and water, you are also helping to strengthen the complex web of connections linking native species and ecological processes in your local ecosystem.

    Plant the Pinelands in your garden this fall!

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    Plants include:

    • Trees like Black Cherry, Persimmon, and American Holly
    • Shrubs like Beach Plum, Bay Berry, and Mountain Laurel
    • Wildflowers like Butterfly weed, Joe Pye, Blazing Star

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    Plant and Price List Here (Updated 8/27)

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

    Time: Saturday, September 22nd, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Pinelands Visitor Center will be open. Enter our free drawing for a PPA Prize Pack!

    Activities: Browse native plant gardens, PPA merchandise, and educational displays at PPA's visitor center.

    Proceeds go towards furthering PPA's mission to protect and preserve the Pinelands. Plants are supplied by Pinelands Nursery, Fernbrook Nursery and Earth First Natives. We greatly appreciate their support!

    For directions to PPA, click here.

    Find out what plants to use in your yard with our plant habitat list here.

    More Information

    Ryan | 609-859-8860 | Email | Web

     

    Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

    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

     

    Green Day Festival

     

    Time & Place

    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Hammonton Lake Park, Hammonton, NJ

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    A great family-fun day focused on our local environment and the sustainability of Hammonton.

    Enjoy Eco-Friendly Vendors, Local Food, Free Workshops, Kids Activities, and More.

    Stop by and visit the PPA information table.

     

    Sunday, September 30th, 2018

    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

     

    Blueberry Music Jam

     

    Time & Place

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    HIstoric Whitesbog Village, 120 West Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Open to all to listen or play along, look for the group on the porch of the General Store or in the Barrel Factory, just down the road on the left.

    Starts at 11 am and continues until 2 pm. Visitors are free to drop in to listen anytime.

    This event is sponsored by the Whitesbog Preservation Trust – www.whitesbog.org.

    More Information

    609-893-4646 | Web

    Find Related Info: Whitesbog Village, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, music, Bluegrass Music

     

    Be sure to check back frequently for updates and new events!