THE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT Saturday, February 17 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. FREE, no Preregistration required. The Great Backyard Bird Count is one of the most popular annual events among bird watchers. The Plainsboro Preserve invites you to join us for a festival of feathered fun! Count and identify birds at the feeding station, build nesting boxes for spring, create your own “flying”...

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Voted Reader’s Choice Winner 2017 for one of the best camps in Somerset County, HRC Summer Camp has been operating and entertaining children since 1982. HRC Fun & Fit Summer Camp aims to provide families of children ages 4-15 a safe and caring environment in a premier facility where children can grow, learn, and enjoy their summer. Our fundamental goal is to foster an environment promoting...

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Hands-on tapping of 15 maple trees. Learn how the colonists and Lenni Lenape got their sweetener from trees. Taste syrup made from these trees last year and take home the supplies needed for your family to tap the maples in your own backyard. Also includes a tour of the National Historic Landmark where George Washington and Alexander Hamilton camped 240 years ago and where Aaron Burr met and...

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Coyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he's a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character(adapted from Native American oral traditions) in a fast-paced and fun, full-dome show that tells Native American stories, explores lunar phases, eclipses, and other puzzles, and examine how humans learn through space exploration.

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Teen Marine Science Institute

Feb 17, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018

This event occurs monthly, on the third Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.

Are you looking for a way for your teen to gain practical experience in Marine Science? The Teen Marine Science Institute not only gives high school students hands-on experiences, advanced marine science content and opportunities to discover biology related careers, but will set them apart from their peers when applying for college.

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This event occurs weekly, on Saturday and Sunday.

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH Saturdays and Sundays, November 11 – April, when the Center Building is open 12:00 – 2:00 (one hour session required) Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists monitoring changes in bird populations. If you enjoy watching...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Ridge High School and Willow School art students will present an exhibit, “EarthHelpers: Environmental Concerns,” at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey from Saturday, February 10 to Sunday, March 11, 2018. A reception will be held on Thursday, February 22 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. The exhibit will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 A.M....

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This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday and Saturday.

Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. For our third Read and Explore program learn about how animals keep themselves warm in winter. We will read two stories about animals; explore the sense of touch with wool, feathers, etc. Each child will make paper bag animal to take home Everyone is welcome. Please...

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