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Special Events


Backyard Forestry
in 90 Minutes

Second Thursday of Every Month
7:00pm - 8:30 pm

Free programs. Open to the Public.
Register at

Thursday, December 8th
Grow Your Own Christmas Tree

Thursday, January 12th
Spot Risky Trees Before They Fail


Backyard Forestry is sponsored by NJ Forest Service, New Jersey Forestry Association, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Second Saturdays

The Forest Resource Education Center is open to the public on the second Saturday of each month.

Take a hike on the trails and visit the display area in the interpretive center to learn about wildfires, trees in our neighborhoods, the history of forestry in New Jersey, and common forest pests.

Stay for a guided hike 1:00 - 2:00 pm

No registration required


Green Holiday Arrangements
Saturday, December 10th

Join naturalist, Candace Lillie, to create your own holiday arrangements from native greens. Bring small clippers and a dish to make the arrangement in.
Registration is required, seating is limited.
Call 732.928.2360








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