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Parks

  1. Birds of Prey Presentation

    August 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Discover the hawks, eagles, vultures, and owls that reside in Burlington County in this online photographic presentation. Learn about raptor adaptations, behaviors, migration patterns and conservation efforts to bring endangered species back from the brink of extinction. Presented by Park Naturalist Jen Bulava. This program will be available online beginning August 18.

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  2. CRAFTING WITH NATURE

    September 2, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 30, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Crafting with natural objects is a great way to learn about wildlife and appreciate its beauty. Naturalist Kate Forte will be posting a craft tutorial using resources right from nature! Soak in the last bit of summer sun while creating a unique craft that can be done with objects found right in your backyard. Craft will be posted on our Programs and Events page.

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  3. THE WONDERS OF WETLANDS

    September 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - September 30, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Why are wetlands so important? What makes an area a wetland? Are all wetlands the same? Learn the answers to these questions and more through a video featuring Naturalist Kate talking about the wetland habitats within the Burlington County Parks System.

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  4. SPECIES SPOTLIGHT - Red-winged Blackbirds

    September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 6, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video that highlights a local animal species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and significance in the environment. The two species highlighted this month will be painted turtles and red-winged blackbirds.

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  5. Scarecrow Contest At Smithville Park

    September 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 11, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    Do you have a great idea for a scarecrow? Never created one, but want to try?  Here's an opportunity for some free, family fun this fall!  Beginning October 13, Smithville Park will have all of the scarecrows on display.  This is a great way to promote your business, civic group or organization, as our parks have never been more busy! Your scarecrow will be viewed by MANY visitors!  The best part is that this year's entry is FREE! Each scarecrow will be hung at the park for visitors to see.  Voting will be on Facebook!  Monetary prizes to be announced! Registration: September 28-October 10. Installation must be completed by the end of day on October 11. Voting will begin on October 13. First place prize: $250, 2nd place: 150 and 3rd place: $75. Don’t want to enter the contest? Be a part of the fun by visiting Smithville Park to see the scarecrows and casting your vote online!

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  6. Invasive Insects Presentation

    September 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 1, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Presented by Park Naturalist Jennifer Bulava. In this new PowerPoint presentation, learn about some of the invasive species of insects that have made their way to NJ, how to recognize them, how they got here, and what we can do to help diminish their spread. Spotted lanternfly, emerald ash borer, Japanese beetle, Hemlock wooly adelgid, gypsy moth, and brown marmorated stink bug will be highlighted. This video will be available beginning September 29 on our website. After viewing the video on your own time, join us live on Zoom for Questions and Answers sessions on September 30 at 2:30pm or October 8 at 7:30pm.

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  7. Tuesday Trivia

    September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    Join us live online for trivia! Each week, three rounds will be played featuring Burlington County history, world events, general history, pop culture, and many others. It's sure to be a fun time! You will receive a link for participation upon registration.

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