Mushroom Walk: October 7, 2023

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…

Herpetology Walk: September 9, 2023

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…

Bat Walk: July 22, 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,…

Firefly Night: July 7, 2023

Join us for an enlightening event that celebrates the lives of fireflies in all their luminescent diversity. Senior Ecologist, Blain Rothauser, will give a brief presentation about the life cycle, history, and role fireflies play in the environment. We will then catch and identify different species of fireflies. Event limited to 40 people, ages 10…

Bat Walk: August 6, 2022

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,…

Bat Walk: June 25, 2022

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,…

Moth Night: June 18, 2022

Blaine Rothauser, a wildlife biologist and passionate lepidopterist (moth expert), shares his vast knowledge about New Jersey Moths. Following a brief presentation, Blaine will light up the night with his 1,000-watt metal halide lamp and invite you to witness the spectacular exhibition of moths of various colors, shapes, and sizes! Admission is free. Event size is…

2022 Troy Meadows Trash Cleanup

Please join us in removing debris scattered throughout the meadows. Waterproof footwear is recommended. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided. 

2021 Troy Meadows Trash Cleanup

Please join us in removing debris scattered through out Troy Meadows. Due to Covid-19 precautions, garbage bags and maps will be left out, from April 17-25, and participants may volunteer at their convenience. 

Bones of NJ

Join Blaine Rothauser, Senior Natural Resource Specialist as he explains how the remains of animals¬†found in their natural environment can tell the story¬†of their lives. Presented by Blaine RothauserSenior Natural Resource Specialist/Senior EcologistSponsored by Wildlife Preserve, Inc. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Zoom Meeting   http://www.libraryinsight.net/eventdetails.asp?jx=j3p&lmx=%C6fc%21%AE%AD&v=3

2019 Troy Meadows Trash Clean-up Day

Troy Meadows is a 3,000-acre natural area located in Morris County NJ. The US Dept. of Interior once identified Troy Meadows as the highest quality, inland wetlands for wildlife in the state of New Jersey. The US National Park Service currently designates Troy Meadows as a National Natural Landmark. The US Environmental Protection Agency classifies…

A Tribute to Robet L. Perkins Jr

Join us on October 27, 2018 to honor, the founder of Wildlife Preserves Inc., Robert L. Perkins Jr. RSVP by October 20th to luca@wildlifepreserves.org

Troy Meadows Trash Cleanup

Earth Day Weekend April 21, 2018 11:00AM to 2:00PM Meet at 275 Troy Meadow Road, Parsippany, NJ Help cleanup the debris that floats into Troy Meadows.