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Wharton State Forest - On The Road

Environmental interpretive programs offered by staff at the Annie M. Carter Nature Interpretive Center at Batsto "take to the road" to visit schools and organized groups within a 30-mile radius of Batsto. These free outreach programs are available September through March. Highlights
  • The staff naturalist will present a program suited to specific curriculum needs. Programs may include an audiovisual presentation, nature artifacts and motivational activities.


  • Sample topics include; Introduction to the New Jersey Pinelands, and Reptiles of the New Jersey Pinelands. Programs and topics can be prepared based on individual curriculum needs.
Target Audience(s)
Division of Parks and Forestry Logo Schools or organized groups

Additional Information
Wharton State Forest
Annie M. Carter Nature Interpretive Center
Gil Mika
4110 Nesco Road
Batsto Village
Hammonton NJ 08037
Phone: 609-567-4559
Fax: 609-567-9443
Park Office: 609-561- 0024

Teachers' Guide to Educational Programs with New Jersey State Parks, Forests,
Recreation Areas, Historic Sites and the Forest Resource Education Center
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