Join us for a brief presentation of mushrooms and fungi, followed by a walk led by Dorothy Smullen. Dorothy Smullen has been a member of the NJ Mycological Association (NJMA) since 1975 and even served as the NJMA president. She is also a life member of the North American Mycological Association (NAMA). Dorothy is a… Continue reading Mushroom Walk: October 7, 2023
Wildlife Preserves is a private, nonprofit land conservation corporation dedicated to the preservation of natural areas, open space, wildlife, and wildlife habitats for conservation, education, and research.
Its land is administered as natural areas and wildlife sanctuaries for the protection of wild animals, plants, and their habitats and open to the public for passive recreational uses such as hiking, biking, bird watching, photography, nature observation and study, with prohibitions against hunting, fishing, trapping, dumping, and off-trail motor vehicles.
Troy Meadows is a large, diverse freshwater marsh located in East Hanover, Hanover, and Parsippany-Troy Hills, in Morris County, New Jersey.
Great Piece Meadows
Great Piece Meadows is located in the Township of Fairfield in Essex County, the Borough of Lincoln Park and Township of Montville in Morris County.
Goose Pond Preserve
Goose Pond Preserve is located in the Pine Barrens in Hamilton Township, Atlantic County.
Delaware Bay Shore Preserve
The Delaware Bay Shore Preserve (owned and managed by Wildlife Preserves, Inc.) is located in Fairfield Township in Cumberland County, NJ.
Join the Rutgers Wildlife Conservation and Management Program at Wildlife Preserves’ Troy Meadows for an interactive presentation and guided walk on site. Learn all about common reptile and amphibian species you can find right here in New Jersey! Potential species to observe include a variety of frogs, turtles, and snakes, and the habitat they live… Continue reading Herpetology Walk: September 9, 2023
Join us for a fun-filled evening observing and learning about these nocturnal creatures. Rutgers Wildlife Conservation and Management will be giving a brief presentation about the vital role these insectivores play in the eco-system. Following the presentation, we will walk around the Troy Meadow Nature Preserve looking for and identifying bats, with the use of acoustic monitoring devices,… Continue reading Bat Walk: July 22, 2023
Len FarielloLand Manager
Anita ShotwellManaging Trustee
Luca FarielloAssistant Manager Chief Ranger
William JayneLand Steward
Blaine RothauserGZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Senior Ecologist
William Fiore, Esq.General Counsel