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Woodlands Wildlife Refuge – 7th Annual Community Day
September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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On Sunday, September 15th, from 1 pm – 5 pm, Woodlands will hold its annual Community Day, offering the public a rare opportunity to visit one of New Jersey’s foremost wildlife rehabilitation facilities.
Meet Woodlands’ resident Sulcata tortoise, Canadian lynx, gray squirrel, Eastern box turtle, diamondback terrapin, virginia opossum, and raccoon. Includes self-guided tours and interactive activities and crafts. Wildlife experts will be on hand to answer questions.
SNAKES-N-SCALES AND TURTLE TALES – reptile program
Raptor Trust – educational bird program. These thrilling shows will allow visitors to see these animals up close and learn about their natural habits and habitats.
All activities and refreshments are included in the requested admission donation. Environmental exhibitors include The Raptor Trust, Master Gardeners of Hunterdon County, Wildlife Control Specialists, LLC, New Jersey Nature Conservancy, and Wild Ridge Plants!
All proceeds benefit Woodlands Wildlife Refuge. Woodlands is a 501c3 charity that receives no state or federal funding and relies completely on donations.
Today, Woodlands, under the direction of Tracy Leaver, cares for more than 1200 animals a year including raccoons, skunks, opossums, woodchucks, rabbits, coyotes, foxes, river otters, beavers, turtles, snakes and porcupines, among others. It is the only facility in New Jersey licensed to care for the state’s endangered bobcat and Timber rattlesnake, and the primary rehabilitation facility for black bears.
Register online at http://woodlandswildlife.org/ or call 908-730-8300 ext 8.
Reservations made before September 9th receive a $5.00 discount off the $25 requested admission donation. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Reservations are not required but will be helpful in planning. Event will be rain or shine. Visit http://www.woodlandswildlife.org/communityday.html for full sponsorship and event information.