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May 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 19, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Warden's House Gallery
Jonny Buss, a craftsman, artist and employee of Burlington County Parks, creates abstract compositions through the use of visual digital data corruption, photocopy wheat paste and acrylic stenciling techniques. The aesthetic of his artwork is a commentary about the relationship between data, technology and contemporary society. Abstract Sound installations will accompany the visual art through the duration of the exhibit.
June 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:30 PM
Discover the incredible hunters of the insect world: the dragonflies and damselflies. This online PowerPoint presentation will focus on recognizing adaptations, behaviors, life cycles, and ecological significance of these beneficial insects. The slide show includes photographic examples of amazing species found in our Burlington County Parks, and will be available online beginning Saturday, June 20. The presentation will be posted for the remainder of the summer.
June 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:30 PM
In honor of National Pollinator Week, check out this online presentation focusing on the incredible ways in which plants communicate with animals. Discover amazing strategies of plants, the colors that pollinators see, and ways in which both plants and animals can help or deceive each other. Did you know that a bee's eye view is extremely different from what we see, and from what a bird sees? Participants will find that taking a much closer look at flowers can open up an entire hidden world that is more complex and fascinating than one ever imagined. Presented by Park Naturalist Jen Bulava. Available at the link provided here or on or Programs and Events Page.
June 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 7:30 PM
Observe and explore the diversity of the animal kingdom in our park system, scavenger hunt style! Naturalist Kate Forte will post a list of species (with pictures) commonly found at Boundary Creek. Download the list, head out to Boundary Creek, and see if you can find all the species! Do not forget to bring your binoculars and camera along! Share your sightings on our Facebook page, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. This program will be available online beginning June 26-July 31.
June 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 14, 2020, 7:30 PM
Students in the Young Naturalist Program will observe something in the same location and park of their choice one day each week, starting the week of June 29. They will report their findings and photos back to the Park Naturalists each week with the differences they observe. For ages 13-17. Registration in YNP required.
July 15, 2020, 8:00 AM - July 21, 2020, 8:00 PM @ Long Bridge Park
Students will visit many different habitats (forest, field, wetland, open water) and observe the different species found in each. Share what you found through pictures, lists, and drawings. For ages 9-12. Registration in Jr Ranger Program required. This program will be available from July 15-July 21.
Junior Rangers will be given a specific list of things to find around Long Bridge Park. They will need to find as many of the natural objects as possible on their scavenger hunt. Take pictures and report back to the Park Naturalists with what you found. For ages 5-8. Registration in Jr Ranger Program required. This program will be available from July 15-July 21.
July 17, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
STORY TIME via Facebook Live 3 PM Tuesdays & Fridays
We will be continuing our story time with the Burlington County Museum Curator. She will be reading a story for children based on history or natural sciences. These will continue each Tuesday and Friday at 3 PM. Follow the Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences on Facebook to join us. Date are as follows: July 7, July 10, July 13, July 14, July 17, July 21, July 24, July 28, and July 31.
Visit Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BCLHNS/
July 17, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Are you missing Farm Fair this year? Let us bring a little bit of the fair to you. This week we will feature programming relating directly to the history of the fair and the agriculture of Burlington County.
JULY 17 – 7 PM – BURLINGTON COUNTY ROOTED IN AGRICULTURE: PART 3
In this final episode, Farmland Preservation gives farmers another tool to help resist development. Turns out the best farmland is also the best land for development. Will the next generation of farmers be ready to answer the call? Find out tonight. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link upon registering. https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/burlington-county-nj-/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTExMzcyNzY=