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Family Friendly!! Intro to Birding at Fallsington

by on October 28, 2017

Family Friendly!! October 28th: 8-11am: Intro to Birding at Fallsington with Dawn Denner and son, Kavan If you are interested in birding but have never done it yet, or if you want to go on our birding trips but can’t commit an entire day, this is the trip for you! Join…

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Sensory Awareness Hike

by on July 8, 2017

Join us as we use our five senses to explore the wonders of the forest! Families & individuals of all ages are welcome. Cost is $8/person for Members of Silver Lake Nature Center or $10/person for Non-members.

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Family Friendly!! Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Birding Trip

by on May 20, 2017

Family Friendly!! May 20th: 7:30-1pm: Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association-Pennington NJ, Hope & Kevin Sauppe: If you are interested in birding but have never done it yet, or if you want to go on our birding trips but can’t commit an entire day, this is the trip for you! Join…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! ~ “Shelter Building!”

by on November 19, 2016

Lost in the woods! Need shelter for the night! What can you do? This program will teach you how to construct a shelter out of natural materials. Each participant will help construct a real debris hut deep in the forest of Silver Lake Nature Preserve. Families & individuals welcome! Fee…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! “Tracking Wild Animals!”

by on November 5, 2016

Wild animals leave behind their footprints as they wander through Silver Lake Nature Preserve. During this expedition participants will learn how to track animals and even how to make a plaster cast of a footprint to take home with them. All ages welcome. Families & individuals welcome! Fee per adventurer:…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! “Do Bears Hibernate?”

by on October 29, 2016

How do the wild animals of the Silver Lake Nature Preserve survive the harsh, cold season of winter? The answer to that question may surprise you! This adventure will take us deep into Delhaas woods to search for signs of animals preparing for winter. Families & individuals welcome! Fee per…

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3rd in NEW Family-fun Series!! ~ “Flowers!”

by on September 24, 2016

This exploration for all ages and abilities will feature flowers and plants of Silver Lake Nature Center. All of the lucky participants will get to identify and press their very own wildflowers for a beautiful take home item that can last a lifetime. Plan on a beautiful stroll into the…

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2nd in NEW Family-fun Series ~ “Amazing Insects!”

by on September 10, 2016

This adventure for all ages will lead the participants through many habitats in search of various species of insects that live among the forests, fields, and swamps of Silver Lake Nature Center. Discover the hidden world of these amazing creatures and see for yourself why they are the Earth’s most…

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First in NEW Family-fun Saturday Series!! “Habitats!”

by on August 27, 2016

First in a NEW Series with our awesome Director, Jerry Kozlansky!! Today's topic is: "HABITATS!!" Families & individuals are invited to join us for this fun for ALL ages program! This NEW series will feature a different topic each week on (most) Saturdays, from 1 to 3pm, and will be…

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