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Thursday, July 27

FIRST PINELANDS SUMMER SHORT COURSE - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., (Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m.) Kramer Hall, 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ - a daylong event that features educational fieldtrips and presentations that explore the unique history, ecology, and culture of the Pinelands. The event is sponsored by the NJ Pinelands Commission and Stockton University. Please click here for more information.

Saturday, July 29

THE ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS GUILD TO PERFORM UNDER THE STARS AT BASS RIVER STATE FOREST - 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Bass River State Forest, 762 Stage Road, Tuckerton, NJ. Insect repellent, a flashlight and something to sit on is recommended.  The venue is ADA accessible. The program is free but donations to the band are welcome. The Acoustic Musicians Guild is a 501 C non-profit organization for the preservation of acoustic music. For more information on this event contact the Forest Office at (609) 296-1114 or For more information on the American Musicians Guild, go to their website at

Saturday, August 5

WHITESBOG VILLAGE TOUR - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Step back in time and join one of our guides on a tour of Historic Whitesbog Village. Learn about what makes this old cranberry company so important to the history of NJ. Please call 609-893-4646 for reservations. Also held on 9/9, 10/7, 11/4, and 12/2.

Sunday, August 13

BLUEBERRY MUSIC JAM! - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Stop into the historic village of Whitesbog to listen to the tunes of local musicians. The open music jam is acoustic and FREE for musicians and listeners alike to enjoy and join. Please call 609-893-4646 for more information. Also held on 8/27, 9/10, 9/24, 10/22, 11/12, and 11/26.

Saturday, August 26

THE PINELANDS JETPORT AND OTHER PINELANDS DREAMS - 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Bass River State Forest, Lake Absegami Breezeway, 762 Stage Road, Tuckerton, NJ. Presented by Timothy G. Hart, Esquire, Ocean County Historian. Bring flashlight and something to sit on. Please call 609-296-1114 for more information.

Friday, October 20

2017 PINELANDS WORLD WATER CHALLENGE - 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Batsto Lake in Washington Township, Burlington County. Teachers and students are invited to join staff from the Pinelands Commission, NJ DEP and the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve to participate in the Pinelands World Water Monitoring Challenge. Teachers must pre-register classes by contacting the Pinelands Commission at (609) 894-7300 ext. 125 or via e-mail: (schools are selected on a first-come, first-served basis). Students will sample water quality and experience the Pinelands’ natural and cultural resources firsthand. They are also asked to bring a bagged lunch for a picnic on the historic grounds of Batsto Village. (carry in/carry out) Please see the brochure for more information.



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