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Special Events


Free Summer Family Programs
Thursdays starting July 12 until August 23
10am - 11 am
Call (732) 928-2360 to register
Limited group sizes

July 12
Be Dr. Dolittle
Discover habitats and animals around the FREC

July 19
River Critters
Wade in a shallow stream and discover tiny creatures

July 26
Give a Hoot
Learn more about owls found in our forests

August 2
Sensory Awareness Trail hike
Use your senses instead of your eyes to discover the wonders of the forest

August 9
Swamp Life Hike
Do you know what lives in the swamp? Learn about the fascinating plants and animals that call this place home.

August 16
Sounds from the Forest
Discover musical instruments made from the forest

August 23
Be a Wildlife Detective
Search for signs of animals existence around the FREC





The 24th Annual
Fall Forestry Festival
Saturday, October 6th, 2018
10am - 3pm



Backyard Forestry in 90 Minutes

Free Adult programs every second thursday of the month. to register visit




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