Bridge watch webinar: February 21, 2024

Join GZA Senior Ecologist Blaine Rothauser for a FREE one-hour virtual program that introduces participants to the natural treasures within Troy Meadows! This photo-filled webinar is a celebration of Blaine’s awakening as an ecologist, and his ode to the surprising diversity of flora and fauna in this 2600-acre Morris County paradise, surrounded by an ever-changing…

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,…