Searching for Salamanders

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

Salamanders are an important but often elusive part of an ecosystem. In this program, participants will have an opportunity to learn about these amazing little creatures and their role in our environment. We will also learn about how salamanders can indicate the quality of the environment, for them and us. Spend the morning with our […]

$10.00

NJSOC 72nd Anniversary Celebration and Open House

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

It's an anniversary that almost didn't happen! Join us to celebrate the reopening of the School of Conservation as it begins its 72nd year.On Memorial Day Weekend 1949, the NJ School of Conservation opened for the first time. 72 years later, we chose this same weekend to celebrate its reopening and its long history. Since […]

Free

Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Youth Fishing Challenge

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

It's FREE Fishing Day! Bring your family and your fishing gear and spend the morning fishing in Lake Wapalanne. You might even win a prize!This event is open to all ages - no license or trout stamp is required on New Jersey's Free Fishing Days. The entire family is encouraged to join the fun! You […]

Free

Dendrology and Tree Biology

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

Can't see the forest for the trees? Then let's take a closer look at those trees and learn how to ID them by leaves, flowers, and bark.A walk in the woods is much more satisfying when you know what you are looking at and something about it. Trees in the forest are the habitat for […]

$5.00

Hiking Navigation

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

Attention hikers! Wouldn't it be great to have a better sense of where you are and where you're going?The call of nature has increased so much recently and many new hikers have joined the ranks of those heading into the woods. Imagine how much more enjoyable and safe the experience would be if you had […]

$20.00

Hug a Tree (Preventing Search and Rescue)

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

Learn from a Search & Rescue expert how NOT to get lost in the woods (and how to stay safe if it does happen).Nobody wants to get lost in the woods and New Jersey Search and Rescue wants to show young children and their parents ways of avoiding it and what to do if it […]

Free

Nutrients and Energy in Ecosystems

NJ School of Conservation 1 Wapalanne Road, Sandyston

Come for a walk in the woods and investigate how energy and nutrients interact to keep an ecosystem functioning successfully.Ecosytems are essential for earth's survival. In this afternoon workshop, we'll take a walk through the woods and collect some samples that illustrate how nutrients and energy move through ecosystems. We'll discuss how the terrestrial and […]

$5.00