Jul 28, 2014

Environmental Education Center Programs Jan. 20 to 26



Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

January 20, 2013 through January 26, 2014


BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonder of nature as winter takes control in Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.





Nature Through A Child’s Eye

            Now through Sunday, February 2 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M daily

            except holidays

            The entire family will enjoy the annual environment and nature art show                            featuring works from children from kindergarten through grade six                      in Somerset County schools.

            Admission is free.


Winter Waterfowl – NEW!

            Saturday, January 25 from 1:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M.

            Family and friends of all ages (8 and older with a parent) will explore the

                        distinctive characteristics of swans, geese, brants, and ducks in this

                        indoor Naturalist-led presentation.

            Fee is $6 per person.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.


Blue “BOBO (Buy One – Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch

Park in Bridgewater.  The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.


Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.

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