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    < March 2019 >

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

    TREE-ific Party with Cat in the Hat and Friends

    Runs through Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 

    Time & Place

    2pm to 4pm
    PPA Office, 17 Pemberton Rd., Southampton NJ 08088

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    Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss and Read Across America week at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance! This free family event is full of fun activities about reading and the environment for you and your children to enjoy. Story time runs from 2pm to 4pm where guest readers will delight children with well-known stories from Dr. Seuss and friends. Children can make a craft to take with them and make their own snack!

    Please see the schedule of events on our webpage.

    Directions to our offices.

    Space is limited for this FREE event. You must pre-register.

    Sign Up!

    Register Today!

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    Becky | 609-859-8860 | Email | Web

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    Friday, March 8th, 2019

    Pinelands Commission Meeting

     

    Time & Place

    9:30am-12:00pm
    15 Springfield Rd, New Lisbon, NJ

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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 - https://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.

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    Saturday, March 9th, 2019

    30th Annual Pinelands Short Course

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to 4:00pm
    Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205

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    The Pinelands Short Course is a daylong event at Stockton University featuring educational presentations that explore the Pinelands. This event is sponsored by the state Pinelands Commission and Stockton University. Topics include Weather in the Pinelands, Geological and Land Use History, Batona Trail the Premier Walking Path of the Pinelands, Blueberries and Cranberries, Plants of the Pinelands, Attracting Birds to Your Yard, Birds of the Pine Barrens, Pinelands Frogs and Toads, Timber Rattlesnakes of the Pines, and much more! Enjoy music and field trips.

    • PPA's Director of Conservation Science, Dr. Ryan Rebozo, will lead a field trip into the Pinelands to discuss fire ecology including a visit to the pygmy pine plains!
    • Pinelands Adventures Director of Education, John Volpa will lead a talk on history, geologic time, people and industries of the Pine Barrens (Pine Barrens Time Machine)!
    • Pinelands Adventures staff, Jeff Larsen will lead a bus tour to give a glimpse of what life was like in the Pine Barrens along the Wading River in the 1800’s.

    Educators can earn professional credits. To register go to www.stockton.edu/pinelands. Contact Stockton University 609-652-4227 or continuingstudies@stockton.edu. $50 per person for adults.

    To register go to www.stockton.edu/pinelands.

    COST: $50 per person for adults.

    EDUCATORS CAN EARN 5 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS.

    More Information

    Joel, Public Program Specialist, NJ Pinelands Commission | 609-894-7300 ext 125 | Email | Web

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    Sunday, March 10th, 2019

    14th Annual Lines on the Pines - The Jersey Devil's in the Details

     

    Time & Place

    11:00am to 4:00pm
    Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway NJ 08205

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    Meet Pine Barrens authors, artists and artisans! Over eighty talented Pine Barrens artists will be on hand to sign their books, display their artwork or craft, play their music and in general, share their love of the Pine Barrens. Foot court and craft beer too.

    Bring your young 'uns so they can enjoy and learn at our "Lines on the Pines for Kids" area!*

    Web: http://www.linesonthepines.org/linesonthepines.html

    Contact : Please email linesonthepines@comcast.net or call founder Linda Stanton (609-338-8220) for details.

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

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