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July 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 20, 2020, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Long Bridge Park
Learn how to identify the differences and similarities between dragonfly and damselfly species while conducting an official an official survey. For ages 13-17. Registration in YNP required.
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.