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    Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

    Guided Hike at Double Trouble State Park

     

    Time & Place

    10:00 am
    Double Trouble State Park, Lacey Township, NJ 08731

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    Originally a cranberry farm and packing plant, the former company town called Double Trouble is a window into past and current industries in the Pinelands. Andrew Anderson, Resource Interpretive Specialist., will be our guide. Hike will be 4-5 miles, easy pace.

    Meet at Double Trouble Park, Pinewald-Keswick and Double Trouble Rds. Leashed dogs are welcome! Bring lunch and beverage.

    Sponsored by the West Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club.

    More Information

    George or Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email | Web

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    Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

    RNC Outdoor Photography Series -- Getting Your Camera Off Auto

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Want to learn techniques for taking outdoor photos in a beautiful setting? Join us for a series of outdoor photography workshops.

    Getting Your Camera Off Auto -- Practice new focus skills and learn about shutter speed, light, etc.

    Instructor: Harold Buchanan

    Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $5/person.

    **Register for all five classes and receive a $5 discount.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Conservancy, nature, photography

     

    Saturday, October 4th, 2014

    Black Run Preserve 5K -- Marlton

     

    Time & Place

    8:00 am to 11:00 am
    Meet at the Marlton Middle School, Tomlinson Mill Road, Marlton, NJ

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    The Black Run Preserve is a 1,300 acre natural gem located in Evesham Township and it is a great scenic place to run, bike or hike.

    Compete in a 5K trail run in the beautiful Black Run Preserve, organized by Evans School and the Marlton Rotary.

    To sign up, visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Marlton/EvansSchoolMarltonRotaryBlackRunPreserveTrail5K or register at Marlton Middle School on day of race.

    If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at runner1311@verizon.net

    More Information

    Friends of Black Run | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Black Run Preserve, Evesham, 5K Run, run

     

    Sunday, October 5th, 2014

    Interpretive Trail Hike at Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Join an RNC naturalist for an interpretive hike through our varied habitats. It's a great way to become familiar with our well-maintained trails.

    The pace is easy and suitable for all ages of adults and interested teenagers.

    Please pre-register. Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $4/person, $10/family.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

    Cranberry Harvest -- Historic Whitesbog Village

     

    Time & Place

    8:30 am to 11:30 am
    Whitesbog Village, 120 Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Discover the journey of the cranberry from wetland to market. Listen to a live presentation, “Cranberries, New Jersey and You,” enjoy a self-guided, recorded tour through historic Whitesbog Village and enjoy a wonderful, comfortable bus ride to see harvest on an active cranberry farm guided by 5th generation cranberry farmer, Brenda Conner.

    The bus will join the dump truck brigade, getting you as close as you can without getting wet! Then follow the berries to the cleaning facilities on the farm, where the fruit is prepared for delivery to the receiving station.

    Pre-registration is required. Fee $40 per person. To register, call (609) 894-9311 x3027. Course #CFG 467-80

    All tours meet at the Whitesbog General Store. Please arrive to Whitesbog by 8:15am.

    More Information

    BCC Pines | 609-893-1765 | Web

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    Friday, October 10th, 2014

    Ranger Bill's Nature Hikes -- Preschoolers -- Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 11:00am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Burlington County Ranger Bill will share his love of the outdoors with preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parent or guardian.

    Each session will feature a seasonal topic, an age-appropriate short hike, and a craft. Join the fun and give young children a chance to explore the outdoors. All hikes utilize the Rancocas Nature Center's Visitors Center and trail system.

    Cost per session: FREE (donations accepted at the Center)

    More Information

    609-261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: preschoolers, Rancocas Conservancy, hike

     

    Saturday, October 11th, 2014

    Real Story of the Jersey Devil -- Batsto

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    The Jersey Devil is a popular piece of North Easter folklore. It is widely believed to have been the demonic offspring of an eighteenth century character known as ‘Mother Leeds.’

    It continues to be sighted and searched for to this day, has inspired television productions, and is the mascot of the state’s hockey team. Unfortunately, there is no physical evidence for the creature’s existence or that it was originally based upon a monstrous birth.

    The literature on the subject –both print and on-line –rehashes old stories with little critical examination of sources. To find the origins of the legend requires a complete reexamination of the story and a change in historical focus. While the connection to the Leeds family is correct, it was not some fictional Mother Leeds, but the family patriarch Daniel Leeds and his son Titan who unwittingly became associated with the legend. The origin of the Jersey Devil is political rather than biological.

    The story involves colonial era Quaker in-fighting, a family of almanac makers and religious heretics, a cross-dressing Royal governor, and Benjamin Franklin.

    Dr. Brian Regal teaches the history of science at Kean University. His research focus is on the development of evolution theory and its relationship to politics, culture and religion. His first book, the note biography of Henry Fairfield Osborn (Ashgate, 2002) examined the early 20th century conflict over teaching evolution. His latest book, ‘Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology’ (Palgrave 2012) looks at the relationship between professional scientists and amateur naturalists in the field of monster hunting, and has just been released in a paperback edition. He is a Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London, and the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy. His latest book project is a complete re-examination of the origins of the legend of the Jersey Devil.

    Programming begins at 1:00pm in the Batsto Visitor Center Auditorium. Admission is $2.00 per person.

    More Information

    609-561-0024 | Email | Web

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    Healthy Hikes at the Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:30am to 11:30am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Studies show that taking a nature walk is good for your physical and mental health.

    Join an RNC naturalist for a themed hike around the preserve. Today's hilke will allow you to take in the sounds of babbling streams and vistas of the Rancocas Creek as we hike over and alongside some of the park's waterways.

    Hike is off site. Please check RNC's website for details.

    For adults and interested teenagers. Cost: RNC members, $3/person; non-members, $5/person.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Wells Mills Hike and 20th Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree

     

    Time & Place

    10:00 am
    Wells Mills Parking Lot, 905 Wells Mills Road (Route 532), Waretown, NJ

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    The hike will range from 3 – 4 miles, easy pace.

    After the hike, we’ll enjoy the Jamboree!

    This day-long festival celebrates the history and culture of the Pinelands with music, crafts, “piney vittles” and local produce. Leashed dogs are welcome.

    Bring a lawn chair.

    Meet in the Wells Mills parking lot.

    Sponsored by the West Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club.

    **PPA will be there; stop and say hi!

    More Information

    George or Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Wells Mill County Park, Pine Barrens Jamboree, hike, Dog Friendly

     

    Sunday, October 12th, 2014

    Lines on the Pines for Kids -- Hammonton, NJ

     

    Time & Place

    11:00am to 4:00pm
    The Richard Stockton College, Kramer Hall, 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    Lines on the Pines for Kids will be held at Kramer Hall ~ The Richard Stockton College in Hammonton, NJ this year!

    Authors, Artists and crafters will be exhibiting their talents and wares.

    Events, Exhibits, and Workshops for kids of all ages. Some Workshops require a small fee $3-$10. Kids must be accompanied by an adult; workshops are free for adults.

    The event is free and open to the public!

    More Information

    Linda Stanton | 609- 338-8220 | Email | Web

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    Canoe/Kayak Cedar Creek (Ocean Co)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00 am
    Ask contact leaders

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    Our annual “Cranberry Cruise” is 10 miles from Dover Forge to Dudley Park – we’ll pick cranberries along the way.

    Contact leaders to confirm trip and meeting location.

    Sponsored by the West Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club.

    More Information

    George or Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email | Web

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    Cranberry Farm Walk-about -- Historic Whitesbog Village

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 12:00pm
    Whitesbog Village, 120 Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    The tour includes a photo presentation that will take you back to a 1920’s work day and a visit to a worker’s cottage, the barrel factory and general store. You will be taken on a guided tour of the bogs and observe modern harvesting operations, if in progress.

    Pre-registration is required.Fee $10To register, call (609) 894-9311 x3027.

    Course # CFG 534-80

    Sponsored by Burlington County College Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies

    More Information

    BCC Pines | 609-893-1765 | Web

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    Batsto Hits the Books -- Introducing Batsto Village: Jewel of the Pines by Barbara Solem

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    The Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc. is pleased to announce it will host the introduction of the new book, “”Batsto Village: Jewel of the Pines” by popular local author Barbara Solem.

    “I am thrilled the launch of my new work will be at Batsto,” commented Ms. Solem from her home in Shamong, N.J. “When researching a photo book on Batsto I realized that a publication that told the complete story of this former industrial village did not exist. There could be no better place to share my enthusiasm for this wonderful piece of American history.”

    Following the presentation about historic Batsto Village and the making of the book, Ms. Solem will sign purchased copies from one to two o’clock. During this time, light refreshments will be served and Gabe Coia will entertain the gathering with his music and songs of the Pine Barrens.

    Regularly scheduled guided tours of the historic Batsto mansion will be available during the afternoon.

    More Information

    Batsto Visitors Center | 609-561-0024 | Web

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    Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

    Keep It Green News Conference -- Johnson's Farm, Medford, NJ

     

    Time & Place

    11:00am
    Johnson's Corner Farm, 133 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055

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    New Jersey Farm Bureau on Tuesday, Oct. 14 will join NJ Keep It Green at Johnson’s Corner Farm in Medford, Burlington County for a news conference urging voters to Vote Yes on Public Question 2 to dedicate state funds for open space, farmland and historic preservation.

    The event will include hayrides and pumpkin picking with children from the pre-school program at Respond, Inc. in Camden. NJ Keep It Green is donating pumpkins to Respond so children can decorate them for Halloween.

    Public Question 2 asks voters to dedicate existing state funds to protect clean water and ensure that future generations continue to have access to parks, open spaces, farmland and historic treasures. The funding will replenish the now-depleted Green Acres, Blue Acres, farmland and historic preservation programs, and continue funding to improve water quality, remove and clean up underground storage tanks, and clean-up polluted sites.

    To date, New Jersey’s Farmland Preservation program has preserved more than 209,000 acres of farmland across the state. However, at least an additional 350,000 acres still need to be preserved to maintain a viable agriculture industry in New Jersey, according to the state Department of Agriculture.

    More Information

    (609) 392 - 1181 | Web

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    Saturday, October 18th, 2014

    Saturday Walk in the Woods -- Fall, 2014 Series -- Bass River State Forest

     

    Time & Place

    10:00 am
    Bass River State Forest Office, 762 Stage Road, Tuckerton, NJ 08087

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    Meet Volunteer Master Naturalist Kathy Gardiner at the Bass River State Forest Office.

    Bring lunch and drink. Be prepared for mostly flat walking. Heavy rain cancels.

    Dog Friendly! But, must be on a leash.

    Limit: 15 people. To register and get directions to the meeting place by contacting Kathy at (609) 296-6574. You can also find information on the NJ Division of Parks and Forestry website at www.njparksandforests.org.

    More Information

    Kathy Gardiner | 609-296-6574 | Web

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    The Big Reveal -- Fall Event -- Dr. James Still Historic Office and Education Center

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Dr. James Still Historic Site & Education Center, 211 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055

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    We are proud to reveal our latest editions of historic displays and resources......The Quilt Room and the Lenape Room.

    Workshop activities will include "Wildcrafting" with Jeannie Francis, herbalist, exploring Dr. Still's historic property and hearing about his healing practices. Also featured is a demonstration of traditional basket weaving by Lenape descendant, Steven Carty.

    There will be an opportunity for children of all ages to "make and take" a scarecrow.

    More Information

    Email | Web

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    31st Annual Chatsworth Cranberry Festival -- Chatsworth, NJ

    Runs through Sunday, October 19th, 2014 

    Time & Place

    9:00am to 4:00pm
    Downtown Chatsworth, Route 532, Chatsworth, NJ

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    The Cranberry Festival is a celebration of New Jersey's cranberry harvest, the 3rd largest in the United States, and offers a tribute to the Pine Barrens & Local Culture.

    The main attraction is the diverse showing of many artists & craftsmen, some of which will also be demonstrating their crafts as well as displaying them for sale.

    Admission to the festival is FREE. A donation of $5.00 will be accepted if you use our
    parking area at the school located off of Second Street.

    **Be sure to stop by PPA's table and say hi!

     

    Sunday, October 19th, 2014

    Fall Foliage Family Float Festival -- Smithville Park (BurlCo)

     

    Time & Place

    9am to 4pm
    Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Mt Holly, NJ 08060

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    Canoe on the Rancocas Creek and see the Fall Foliage as you float along.

    Launching/shuttling takes place at Historic Smithville Park between hours of 9am to 2pm. Paddlers will either paddle back or be shuttled back to Smithville Park for food, entertainment and activities for all ages!

    Light rain may cancel some activities; severe weather will cancel event. Severe weather reschedule day is October 26th. Event is Free.

    More Information

    609-265-5858 | Web

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    Batsto Village Country Living Fair -- Batsto, NJ

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am - 4:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    Featuring over 100 exhibitors!

    Visitors will have an opportunity to see and purchase a variety of Country, Colonial and Victorian crafts. They will also be able to meet talented crafters demonstrating their artistry in a wide assortment of materials. Pre-World War II cars will be on display. Old-time steam engines, antiques, and pony rides will help make this an event of special interest to people of all ages.

    The Renegade Cloggers will again perform during the day. Visitors will be able to purchase raffle tickets for a handmade quilt. It is hoped that Smokey Bear will make an appearance to celebrate his 70th birthday. Local service organizations will sell a variety of foods and drinks.

    Various 4-H groups will be available to display their animals and discuss their experiences as a member of a 4-H club. Animal rescue groups will bring various breeds of dogs hoping to be adopted. In addition to pony rides, children will be able to enjoy the petting farm animals of Barnyard Friends from Dorothy, NJ.

    **Be sure to stop by PPA's table and check out our new merchandise!

    More Information

    Batsto Visitors Center | 609-561-0024 | Email | Web

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    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

    Wednesday Walk in the Woods -- Fall, 2014 Series -- Bass River State Forest

     

    Time & Place

    9:00 am
    Bass River State Forest Office, 762 Stage Road, Tuckerton, NJ 08087

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    Meet Volunteer Master Naturalist Kathy Gardiner at the Bass River State Forest Office parking lot at 762 Stage Road at 9 a.m. to carpool or call Kathy if you want to meet the group at the starting point.

    Bring lunch and drink. Be prepared for mostly flat walking. Severe weather cancels.

    Register and get directions to the meeting place by contacting Kathy at (609) 296-6574. You can also find information on the NJ Division of Parks and Forestry website at www.njparksandforests.org.

    More Information

    Kathy Gardiner | 609-296-6574 | Web

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    Cranberry Harvest -- Historic Whitesbog Village

     

    Time & Place

    8:30 am to 11:30 am
    Whitesbog Village, 120 Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Discover the journey of the cranberry from wetland to market. Listen to a live presentation, “Cranberries, New Jersey and You,” enjoy a self-guided, recorded tour through historic Whitesbog Village and enjoy a wonderful, comfortable bus ride to see harvest on an active cranberry farm guided by 5th generation cranberry farmer, Brenda Conner.

    The bus will join the dump truck brigade, getting you as close as you can without getting wet! Then follow the berries to the cleaning facilities on the farm, where the fruit is prepared for delivery to the receiving station.

    Pre-registration is required. Fee $40 per person. To register, call (609) 894-9311 x3027. Course #CFG 467-81

    All tours meet at the Whitesbog General Store. Please arrive to Whitesbog by 8:15am.

    More Information

    BCC Pines | 609-893-1765 | Web

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    Orionid Meteor Shower Watch -- Bass River State Forest

     

    Time & Place

    11:00pm to 2:00am
    Bass River State Forest/Lake Absegami Beach

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    Looking for a nice, dark location to view the Orionid meteor shower this month? Bass River State Forest is hosting a Meteor Shower Watch.

    Join volunteer “astronomy guide” Wayne Vogel at the Lake Absegami beach to view the Orionids.

    Meteor showers occur when the Earth passes through dust released by a comet.

    Bring a blanket or reclining chair, telescopes and binoculars are not necessary and cloudy skies cancel. You are encouraged to bring flashlights but please do NOT shine flashlights toward the lake or at other participants as you approach the beach, keep them pointed down so the light doesn’t disturb the viewing.

    More Information

    (609) 296-1114 | Web

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    Friday, October 24th, 2014

    Ranger Bill's Nature Hikes -- Preschoolers -- Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 11:00am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Burlington County Ranger Bill will share his love of the outdoors with preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parent or guardian.

    Each session will feature a seasonal topic, an age-appropriate short hike, and a craft. Join the fun and give young children a chance to explore the outdoors. All hikes utilize the Rancocas Nature Center's Visitors Center and trail system.

    Cost per session: FREE (donations accepted at the Center)

    More Information

    609-261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Pinelands/World Water Monitoring Challenge -- Batsto

     

    Time & Place

    9:00 am to 1:30 pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    Around the planet people are monitoring their local water quality helping to safeguard natural resources on an international scale.

    Teachers and students are invited to join staff from the NJ Pinelands Commission, NJ DEP, and Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve to participate in the World Water Monitoring Challenge event at Batsto in Washington Township, Burlington County.

    At this event, students will sample water quality and experience first hand the natural and cultural resources of the Pinelands, Participants are asked to bring along a bag lunch.

    Teachers must pre-register by contacting the Pinelands Commissioin at (609) 894-7300 ext 125. or email info@njpines.state.nj.us.

    Schools will be selected on a first com first served basis.

    More Information

    Pinelands Commission | 609-894-7300 ext 125 | Email | Web

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    Jersey Devil Walk -- Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

     

    Time & Place

    7:30pm
    Jakes Branch County Park

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    Come out and try to find the Jersey Devil in this walk being held at Jakes Branch County Park!

    It's $3.00 per person, 14 and over, please.

    This is sure to fill up fast, so call Jakes Branch at 732-281-2750 for registration information! (program #335536-1A)

    More Information

    732-281-2750

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    Saturday, October 25th, 2014

    Celebrating Pinelands Heroes

     

    Time & Place

    6:00 - 9:00 pm
    Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillborough NJ 08844

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    The Pinelands Preservation Alliance sponsors the Pine Barrens Hall of Fame every other year to honor those individuals in the fields of science, policy, education and activism who have played a significant role in preserving and protecting the Pinelands. The first inductees to the Pine Barrens Hall of Fame were noted authors Howard Boyd and Beryl Robichaud Collins.

    Join us at Duke Farms on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm. Duke Farms, located on 2,740 acres in Hillsborough, Somerset County, N.J., is one of the largest privately-owned parcels of undeveloped land in the state and provides a beautiful setting for this event.

    Festivities include:

    • Pine Barrens Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    • Governor Thomas H. Kean will introduce David Moore
    • Governor James J. Florio will introduce Michael Catania
    • Delicious dinner and dessert
    • Cash bar stocked with locally made beer and wine
    • Classic Guitar music by Matt Sutin
    • Silent auction featuring exclusive Pinelands experiences – like an aerial tour of the Pinelands, and much more!

    TICKETS

    Tickets are $85 per person. To purchase tickets online click here. To pay over the phone call Becky at 609-859-8860 ext. 21. To pay by check make check payable to the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and mail to: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Attn: Celebration, 17 Pemberton Road, Southampton NJ 08088.

    All proceeds benefit our work to protect the land, water and wildlife of New Jersey’s Pinelands.

    2014 Pine Barrens Hall of Fame Inductees

    David Moore

    Dave Moore is a visionary and a pioneer in the effort to protect land in New Jersey. He has helped create organizations like New Jersey Future, the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions, the Highlands Coalition and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance. He served as Director of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJCF) from 1969 to 1999. During his tenure over 77,000 acres were preserved as public open space. Under his leadership, NJCF was also a major force behind the Pinelands Protection Act, the Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act, Coastal Area Facility Review Act, State Planning Act, Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act and others. Dave has chaired the board of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance since 2000.

    Michael Catania

    Michael Catania has been involved in the preservation, restoration or stewardship of more than 65,500 acres throughout the Garden State. He began his career as an attorney with the Office of Legislative Services where he drafted many of New Jersey’s conservation and environmental laws including the Pinelands Protection Act. As state director of The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey, he was instrumental in the protection of thousands of acres in the Pinelands National Reserve. More recently he played a key role in the protection of the 4,200-acre Lenape Farms in Egg Harbor Township. Michael currently serves as executive director of Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ.

    More Information

    Becky | 609 859-8860 ext.21 | Email | Web

     

    Sunday, October 26th, 2014

    Canoe/Kayak the Great Egg Harbor River (Atlantic Co)

     

    Time & Place

    10:00 am
    Ask/contact leaders

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    We’ll paddle 7 miles from Weymouth Furnace to Lake Lenape. Early breakfast at the Harley Dawn Diner, Rt 322/Black Horse Pike.

    Rentals are not available – participants must have their own boats.

    Contact leaders to confirm trip.

    Sponsored by the West Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club.

    More Information

    George or Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email | Web

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    Thursday, October 30th, 2014

    Burlington County Murders and Executions

     

    Time & Place

    7:00pm
    Moorestown Library, 111 West 2nd Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057

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    “Burlington County Murders and Executions” will tell the story of eight murders and the punishment inflicted on the guilty party that took place throughout Burlington County between the years 1832-1906. During this time in history, each county was responsible for preforming their own executions. Discover the motive, the crime, the trial, and the punishment behind some of the most infamous murder cases in Burlington County.

    Please register with Marisa Bozarth. All events are free to attend.

    More Information

    Marisa Bozarth | 609-265-5858 | Email

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    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Canoe/Kayak the Rancocas Creek (Burlington Co)

     

    Time & Place

    9:00 am
    Ask/contact leaders

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    We’ll be looking for goblins, ghosts and skeletons as we paddle the Rancocas Creek Watershed. The section we paddle will depend on river conditions and level.

    Bring lunch and beverage. Rentals are not available.

    Contact leaders to confirm trip and meeting location.

    Sponsored by the West Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club

    More Information

    George or Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: canoeing, Kayaking, Piney Paddlers, Rancocas Creek

     

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