Cape May Event Calendar

Tag: Nature

Garrett Family Preserve Volunteer Event

Volunteers are invited to join The Nature Conservancy (TNC) staff at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 2 at the Garrett Family Preserve in Cape May. Staff will provide a brief introduction to TNC and the preserve as well as an educational talk about the differences between native, nonnative, and invasive plants with a focus on… Read more »


Monarchs & Cape May: A Migration Story

Join Cape May Bird Observatory’s (CMBO) Monarch Field Naturalists, Maya Clark & Anna Haggenjos, as they discuss all things Monarch Butterflies! They will review monarch ecology and lifecycle, as well as the efforts of CMBO’s Monarch Monitoring Project to increase our understanding of the fall migration of monarchs along the Atlantic coast, through both research… Read more »


The Nature Place with Nature Nick

The Nature Place, sponsored by New Jersey Audubon. Come and see Nature Nick’s Animal Adventures, with live animals from all over the world. Visit our Nature-themed vendors. Monarch bufferfly tagging demonstrations at noon daily. Nature Nick shows twice Friday, and three times Saturday and Sunday. Free tote bags. Scavenger hunt with prizes. All free and… Read more »


Family-friendly Guided Nature Walk

Join us for an easy, educational walk on the beautiful Refuge trails led by a wildlife expert. Bring your binoculars or borrow ours. Meet in front of the Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. Children are definitely welcome! Two Mile Beach Unit, 12001 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest


Beach Clean Up

Our beach has been closed during the summer to protect nesting shorebirds. Please join us as we clean up debris to beautify the beach for our grand re-opening. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, Two Mile Beach Unit, 12001 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest. Bring a pail and trash grabber,… Read more »


Meghan Kolk and George Reed – Meet the Artists Reception

The work of Meghan Kolk and George Reed will be featured in the Harbor Gallery at the Nature Center of Cape May for the month of October. The public is invited to the ‘Meet the Artists Reception’ on Friday, October 6th from 4-6pm. “We welcome these two amazing artists as we turn our attention to… Read more »


Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

Local artist, Janet McShain, shares her creative watercolor secrets. Bring art supplies or borrow ours. Janet will be teaching, and painting along with you at the Two Mile Beach Unit Visitor Center. Janet is looking forward to sharing her secrets of color, tone, brushwork, and composition while painting nature outdoors, so bring a portable chair… Read more »


Protecting and Enhancing Cape May’s Natural Spaces

Get engaged with your neighbors and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA)! Share your interests and concerns about open space in Cape May County. Jason Howell, Public Lands Advocate for PPA will talk about volunteer opportunities in state forests and parks, and Assistant Executive Director, Jaclyn Rhoads will share information about the Landscape Makeover Program. *Space is limited.


E-Z Birding at Cape May Point State Park

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around 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,… Read more »