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02/24

Educating Educators: Learning and Teaching about Animal Tracking

Calling all teachers, naturalists, environmental educators, scout leaders, and...

02/24

Maple Sugaring for Adults

Join us to learn in depth information about the...

02/24

Maple Sugaring for Adults

Join us to learn in depth information about the...

02/24

Music Making Machines

We are experimenting with pegs, pendulums, and pinwheels to...

02/24

Music Making Machines

We are experimenting with pegs, pendulums, and pinwheels to...

02/24

Shrubs throughout the year

Wondering if you can keep your garden looking spectacular...

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We are looking for floral arrangers to participate in this year`s Art in Bloom

Join us June 1st and 2nd for a magnificent art show of local artists` original paintings accompanied by floral arrangement interpretations of their work.

If you would like to participate as a flower arranger, call 973-326-7601 for more information.

#ArtInBloom #FloralArrangement #FloralDesign #FloralInspiration #FrelinghuysenArboretum #MorrisCountyGardens #MorrisyParks #MorrisCounty
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UPDATE: Ash removal work at Loantaka Brook Reservation will resume on Tuesday, February 20. All trails between Kitchell Road and Loantaka Way will be closed. The parking area on Loantaka Way will also be closed.
Please continue to check www.morrisparks.net for updates.
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UPDATE: Ash removal work at Loantaka Brook Reservation will resume on Tuesday, February 20. All trails between Kitchell Road and Loantaka Way will be closed. The parking area on Loantaka Way will also be closed.
Please continue to check www.morrisparks.net for updates.
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February`s Silver Maples takes active seniors outside on Thursday, February 22 at 10am.

Even in winter, birds are out and about looking for food. Dress for the weather and join a short hike (weather permitting) to look for signs of bird activity. Craft a small bird feeder to lend our bird friends some help! All skill levels welcome. Bring binoculars or borrow ours.

$15 per person
Register online at www.tinyurl.com/MCPCAdult

#Birding #ActiveSeniors #WinterBIrds #FrelinghuysenArboretum #MorrisCountyGardens #MorrisParks
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On Saturday, Feb 24th, let the experts at the Great Swamp teach you what and how to teach about important natural history topics.

These workshops delve into the subject matter and then showcase lessons and activities to use for a variety of ages and teaching environments. Perfect for Pre-K through 8th grade teachers, naturalists, homeschool parents and scout leaders!

$35 per person.
Register online at https://tinyurl.com/EnvironmentalEdRegistration
or call us at 973-635-6629.

#MorrisParks #GreatSwamp #AllianceForNewJerseyEducators #NJNaturalists #NJOutdoorEducation
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Are your kids off from school for President`s Day?

If so, they can join us for a Day Off with Nature: Wildlife Winter Olympics on February 19th from 9am to 2pm. We`ll be having our very own winter Olympics, where the animals are the athletes! Kids will compete in various events that showcase different animal skills, make crafts, read stories and go hike the trails. It`s sure to be a fun filled day!

$50 per child, Ages 6 - 10.
Pre-registration is required either online at MorrisParks.net -- "book online" or call us at 973-635-6629.

#MorrisParks #GreatSwamp #DayOffSchool #OutdoorsKids
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Maple sugaring season is in full swing at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center every Saturday and Sunday in February at 1pm and 2:30pm, and the first weekend of March!

These one-hour demos start indoors, teaching all about identifying maple trees, the process of maple sugaring from sap to syrup, and then head outside to collect sap, view the cooking process and taste some syrup at the end! This program is rain or shine, so dress for the weather for the outdoor half of the program.

Ages 6 and up, $6 per person.
Pre-register to guarantee your spot at https://tinyurl.com/EnvironmentalEdRegistration or call us at 973-635-6629.
Walk-ins welcome, as space allows.

#MorrisParks #GreatSwamp #MapleSugaring #ThingsToDoInNJ
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Our recent Kids in the Wild class learned about building campfires and finding dry wood in the forest. Then we topped it off with marshmallow roasting!

Kids in the Wild classes are one Saturday a month at 10am. Upcoming dates are: Feb 10th - Tent camping and March 2 - Knot-tying.

For ages 8-13
$10 per child.
Register online at MorrisParks.net - "Book online".
Or call us at 973-635-6629.

#MorrisParks #GreatSwamp #OutdoorKids
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Visit Fosterfields Living Historical Farm for Winter`s Day on the Farm!

Cost: $10 per person ages 3 and up
To register, please visit http://tinyurl.com/FFWintersDay2024 😊⛄❄🤠

#Fosterfields #Morristown #MorristownNJ #MorrisCounty #MorrisCountyNJ #MorrisParks #MorrisCountyParkCommission
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Fairy Camp ✔ Art Camp ✔ Gardening Camp ✔ Nature Camp ✔
Farm Camp ✔ Outdoor Skills Camp ✔ Golf Camp ✔ Skating Camp ✔ History Camp ✔ Adventure Camp ✔

Learn all about the different Morris County Park Commission`s Day Camp options at our Summer Camp Fair on Saturday, January 27th. Event is free to the public. Games, activities and lots of family fun!!

#SummerCamp2024 #SummerCamp #Summer #MorrisParks #SkatingCamp #GolfCamp #ArtCamp #FairyCamp #FarmCamp #NatureCamp
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Maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center starts THIS weekend (Jan 20th and 21st) at 1pm and 2:30pm!

These one-hour demos teach all about identifying maple trees, the process of maple sugaring from sap to syrup, and includes a syrup tasting. This program is rain or shine, so dress for the weather!

Ages 6 and up, $6 per person.
Register ahead for a time slot at https://tinyurl.com/EnvironmentalEdRegistration or call us at 973-635-6629.

#MorrisParks #GreatSwamp #MapleSugaring #ThingsToDoInNJ
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