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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, April 14
FireWise: Keeping Your Home and Family Safe
Thursday, May 12
Engage Your Kids in the Woods
Thursday, June 9
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms
Thursday, July 14
Growing Wildflowers and Seed Collection
Thursday, August 11
Raptors in Your Trees

Backyard Forestry is sponsored by State Forestry Services, New Jersey Forestry Association, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Storytelling: Places from the Land
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6:30-8:30 p.m

Forest Resource Education Center
495 Don Connor Blvd Jackson, NJ
More information: 732-928-2360

• Opportunities to hear, tell and share stories
• Basic instruction in storytelling arts
• Storytelling resources

Learn the art of environmental storytelling and hone your skills to become a more engaging storyteller. Presented by Storyteller Brian Hayes from the Education Information and Resource Center.


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

There will be no Second Saturdays in May and September.








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