Tag: Nature

E-Z Birding at Northwood

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around our Northwood trails and nearby Lake Lily! We’ll explore the nature trail and feeding stations at our Northwood Center and enjoy lingering waterfowl and migrant songbirds along Lake Lily. Along with spotting migrant and resident species an emphasis will be placed on learning how to identify song… Read more »


The Big Sip at Natali Vineyards

Join CMBO staff and volunteers for a relaxing afternoon of fun, counting birds and sipping wine! We will be participating in the annual, international birding event, The Big Sit! while enjoying the beautiful outdoor space at Natali Vineyard. Additionally, we will be sharing information about how our Stewardship Team is providing support to our local… Read more »


Back Bay Birding by Boat on the Osprey

Join Captain Bob and the crew of The Osprey for close-up looks at secretive rails, nesting Ospreys, migrant shorebirds, terns, gulls, herons and more. We explore the coastal saltmarsh of Cape May from Cape Island Creek to the Wildwoods and view the natural wonders of historic Cape May Harbor. The Osprey is a 37′ pontoon… Read more »


E-Z Birding at the Cape May Point State Park

E-Z Birding is for beginning birders and for those want to learn more about the birds and how to find them. Cape May Point State Park is a great place to bird with a variety of habitats – woods, fields, ponds, dunes, and beach! Important Information: We bird in all weather. Be sure to check… Read more »


Monarch Festival at the Nature Center of Cape May

Join us for a celebration of these incredible insects. Learn about monarchs, their migration and their habitats. Enjoy music, food, and monarch tagging demonstrations. Make a craft to take home along with a monarch-themed souvenir from a local vendor. Discover what you can do to help protect these beautiful butterflies! Pre-registration is not required.


Featured Local Artists at the Harbor Gallery

Featured Local Artists: Bruce Beiber, Annette Patton and Meghan Kolk The Harbor Gallery is pleased to announce their featured local artists for the month of May. Woodcarver Bruce Beiber, painter Annette Patton and nature artist Meghan Kolk will display their works for the month of May. All artwork is for sale, with a portion of… Read more »


Friday Evening Frog Hikes

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year here at Cape May Point State Park. It’s like the Super Bowl for naturalists. It’s Frog Season! Sometimes frog season starts in February if the weather is mild. Extremely cold tolerant wood frogs start their quacking mating calls. Usually, March is warm enough for tiny spring peepers, chorus frogs… Read more »


Hiking at the Garrett Family Preserve

We reached the 1 year mark we launched our hiking club! We would also like to expand our membership to include everyone in our community. Please join us for our 1 year hike as we revisit the Garrett Family Preserve just over the West Cape May bridge. We will also be doing a picnic while… Read more »