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November 2017

“Predators & Prey — Fine-Art Carvings” exhibit — Greg Pedersen @ D&R Greenway Land Trust 11 17

November 8 - December 28
D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

For a limited time, D&R Greenway Land Trust is exhibiting fine art raptors and songbirds carved by award-winning artist Greg Pedersen. “Predators and Prey: Fine-art carvings of raptors and songbirds”, on private loan from curator/collector Jay Vawter, is on view November 6-December 28. There will be a reception and special guest appearance by Pedersen, traveling from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on Friday, November 17. Event takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP for reception and program at (609) 924-4646 or rsvp@drgreenway.org.…

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Hun School Student Exhibition -The Stony Brook: Connecting Us

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until January 3, 2018

D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
Free

The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, is a multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students that is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through Jan. 3. The Stony Brook, rippling from the Hun School to D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center in Greenway Meadows Park, has stirred art teacher Stacy Collingham to bring her students to this body of water for inspiration. Hours:  9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  No need to call to check Olivia Rainbow Gallery availability.…

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Thanksgiving Day Walk in the Mapleton Preserve

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mapleton Preserve/D&R Canal State Park Headquarters, 145 Mapleton Road
Kingston, 08528
Free

Join the Friends of Princeton Nursery Lands for the annual Thanksgiving Day morning exploration of the Mapleton Preserve. The program begins at the main office for the D&R Canal State Park at 145 Mapleton Road in Kingston. Come search for signs of what local wildlife is having for Thanksgiving dinner, and enjoy the abundance and subtle beauty of late fall. Open to all, but pre-registration is requested. Call 609-683-0483 to reserve a spot.

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Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest

November 24 @ 12:00 am - December 1 @ 11:30 pm
Free

Friends of Princeton Open Space and REI encourage the Princeton community to OptOutside and enjoy nature this Thanksgiving weekend. Instead of fighting the crowds at the mall on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday, put on your walking shoes, grab your camera and head to Mountain Lakes Preserve. Submit your best photo of Mountain Lakes Preserve to the 3rd Annual FOPOS Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest. You may just win an REI gift card or gift bag! Get all the…

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REI Opt OutsideTrail Mix Event at the Lawrence Hopewell Trail

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail is partnering with the REI Co-op for the Black Friday #OptOutside campaign. Choose one of four recommended routes to meet up with friends or loved ones to walk, run or bike together. For the last two years, REI Co-op has shut down on Black Friday and paid its employees to get outside, regroup and enjoy precious time outside with friends and family. REI believes this effort can play an important role in bringing people together to…

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Turtle Talk

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

New Jersey is home to 11 species of turtles, but how much do we really know about them?  Turtle Talk will discuss how turtles evolved, their behaviors and senses, and what threats they face today. Harriet Forrester, founder of Turtle Rescue of New Jersey, will cover all this and more, including busting some common myths about these marvelous shelled creatures.  Register online. at http://tiny.cc/TurtleTalk. Free. $5 donation suggested at the door. Space limited.

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December 2017

Sierra Club Talk on Tree Diseases

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Community college, 1200 Old Trenton Road, Admin Building, Room Ad234a-Sec. Floor
West Windsor, NJ, 08550 United States
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Free

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00pm-pizza, 6:30pm-program. Richard Buckley will discuss tree diseases that have been devastating native trees. Beginning with the hammering of American Elm trees by the Dutch Elm disease, oaks have been hit by oak blight and oak wilt, and there is the Boxwood Blight, the Pine Beetle, and now the Emerald Ash Borer’s ongoing devastation of the ash tree.  What is happening?  Richard Buckley is Director of the Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Laboratory. He brings his expertise in diagnostic procedures, best management…

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Christmas Bird Count, Kingston segment

December 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Locktender’s House, 4498 Route 27
Kingston, 08528
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Free

The Kingston segment of this year's Audubon Christmas Bird Count begins at 7:30 AM at the Locktender's House in Kingston and goes until noon. After a break for lunch at Palace of Asia in Kingston, the count continues in the afternoon. Join us for morning, afternoon, or both. Experienced birders and novices are equally welcome to participate. Dress warmly, and bring binoculars if you have them. If interested, give Karen Linder a call (609-683-0483) or an email (karen.e.linder@gmail.com) for more…

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