Earth Day Events 2015

  Sunday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.      

Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth  
Celebrate the shore as we discover cool coastal animals like whales, sea turtles, fish, crabs, and even tiny plankton during this interactive show and tell program. Tours will also be given of the historic Seabrook-Wilson House, locally known as the “Spy House,” which dates back to the early 1700s.

Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown  
Beautiful flowers are back in bloom. Discover this charming park’s floral beauty, hidden places, and native plants. Find out how to become an earth-friendly gardener and ways to compost.

Huber Woods Environmental Center, Middletown    
See snakes and reptiles during a family-oriented show that gives you the chance to see live and exciting animals and nature artifacts found in NJ. There will also be freshwater pond creatures on view and an opportunity to see kid friendly interactive exhibits inside the Environmental Center.

Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell      
Explore the woods and wetlands around the Manasquan Reservoir. There will be live animal shows featuring reptiles and amphibians, which are often misunderstood animals, and short naturalist-led walks. Plus enjoy the sights and displays of our beautiful environmental center. Live animal shows take place at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.; and nature walks at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft      
Green is the new black. Have fun designing some eco-fashion jewelry and accessories from recycled materials. Need to spruce up an old outfit? Join us as we help people look fabulous this spring with ideas devoted to the future of green, sustainable, and ethical fashion design.

Turkey Swamp Park Shelter Building, Freehold   
Join the Park System’s celebrated Roving Naturalist, as we look for returning birds, wandering wildlife, emergent buds, blooming wildflowers and other fun sights of spring. Wander in the woods and near the water to discover amazing natural activities taking place. Binoculars provided. Tours depart approximately at the start of each hour.