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Cattus Island Nature Walks in Toms River

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021


Cattus Island Nature Walks
Be a part of a 40-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow in the footsteps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain.Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world.

*No registration required.

LOCATION: Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park, Toms River
DATE: Saturdays and Sundays 
TIME: 2:00 – 3:00pm

January 16 & 17 – Animal Habitats
January 23 & 24 – Naturalist Choice
January 30 & 31 – Groundhogs or Whistlepigs?
February 6 & 7 – Animal Tracks
February 13 & 14 – Hibernation
February 20 & 21 – A Winter Marsh Walk
February 27 & 28 – Winter Birds
March 6 & 7 – Backyard Birding
March 13 & 14 – Signs of Spring
March 20 & 21 – Return of the Osprey
March 27 & 28 – Osprey Nests of Cattus Island


January 31
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Cooper Environmental Center
Cattus Island County Park
Toms River, NJ United States


Registration Required

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