Come to the 3rd Annual Pinelands-Friendly Yard & Garden Fair at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, September 25 from 11am – 4pm. The event will focus on native plant and animal species of the New Jersey Pinelands.
Attendees will learn how they can take action in their own yards to help protect the unique environment of the 1.1.-million-acre Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, and learn how to protect our native pollinators, plants, habitats and wildlife!
The festival will feature:
- Native Plant Sale: Rare Find Nursery, Earth First Native Plant Nursery, Pinelands Nursery will be on-hand to sell approximately 70 different species of native Pinelands plants.
- Demonstrations about rain barrels, rain gardens and how to create ecological sensitive landscapes
- Presentations by Carole Brown of EcoSystem Gardening and John Black, Master Naturalist of Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
- Exhibitors will include: Rutgers University Coop Extension; the Burlington County Master Gardeners, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Burlington County Dept. of Resource Conservation, and New Jersey Audubon.
- Guided Nature Walks
- Professional assistance with landscape design and how-to guides & books
- A live Wildlife Show with a focus on habitat, including a red-tailed hawk, barred owl, screech owl, American kestrel, Pine Snake and others. (A Raptor Show will take place at approx. 1 p.m.)
- Food by Brother Bear BBQ
Presented by Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife sanctuary located in Medford, New Jersey. The refuge covers over 200 acres of diverse habitats, including forests, meadows, wetlands, and streams, and provides a safe haven for a wide variety of wildlife species, including birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
The refuge is dedicated to the protection and preservation of wildlife, and it provides a range of educational programs and activities to help visitors connect with nature and learn about the environment. Visitors can take guided walks, attend educational programs, and participate in bird-watching and wildlife photography.
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is also involved in conservation efforts, working to restore and protect critical habitats and to promote the recovery of threatened and endangered species. The refuge is a valuable resource for the community and an important part of the region’s natural heritage.
In addition to its educational and conservation programs, the refuge also offers volunteer opportunities, allowing individuals to contribute to the protection and restoration of the area’s natural resources.
Sponsored with support from Evesham Township Environmental Commission
Endorsed by Medford & Waterford Townships Open Space & Environmental Commissions
For more information contact 856 983-3329 or email@example.com
A full day for native plant and wildlife lovers!
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