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Earth Day Events and Activities in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Hunterdon County Earth Day Events Include Park Open House, Trail Clearing, & Guided Hike

April 22nd marks the 47th observance of Earth Day and Things To Do In New Jersey is your source for 2016 Earth Day events in Hunterdon County, New Jersey! Read on for 2016 Earth Day activities and celebrations happening around Hunterdon County in the coming weeks. Be sure to follow the links for more information – some events require registration or have suggested age ranges.

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Earth Day Events In Hunterdon County NJ

Raritan Headwaters Association’s Stream Cleanup

Multiple locations around the watershed in Hunterdon, Somerset, and Morris Counties.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up local streams and rivers! Each spring Raritan Headwaters Association organizes cleanup programs to protect water quality and promote public stewardship of local streams and rivers. This year’s stream cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9 am until 12 pm at multiple locations around the watershed in Hunterdon County, Somerset County, and Morris County. Visit Raritan Headwaters Association online for more information regarding specific locations.

Earth Day at Echo Hill Park

Echo Hill Park
42 Lilac Drive
Flemington, New Jersey

Friday, April 22, 2016
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Enjoy a round robin of activities. Throughout the course of the night, you will have a chance to partake in a campfire and storytelling; attend a square dance with our affiliated organization, the Hunterdon Flutterwheels; try your hand at archery; and experience the magic that exists around honey bees with the NJ Beekeepers Association. Please register (908-782-1158)!

Earth Day Open House At Echo Hill Park

Echo Hill Park
42 Lilac Drive
Flemington, New Jersey

Saturday, April 23, 2016
11:00am to 4:00pm

Celebrate Earth Day in Hunterdon County with a variety of fun outdoor activities! Partake in a stream study to catch insects and crayfish in the Prescott Brook with NJ Water Authority and the NJ Watershed Ambassadors. Make some nature crafts at the art tables. Visit the 4-H animals. Join the 4-H robotics club as they demonstrate their robot, or the Deadeyes for some archery practice. Go behind the scenes and learn how the weather forecast is produced for television with meteorologist John Marshall. There will also be a Pond Paddle on the Echo Hill Pond with our affiliate, the Hunterdon County Canoe Club. Tickets are required for a timeslot and are only available that day on a first come/first serve basis. The day concludes with a wild animal presentation by Eyes of the Wild.

Earth Day Dusk Walk – Delaware Raritan Canal State Park

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
Bulls Island Recreation Area
2185 Daniel Bray Highway
Stockton, New Jersey

Saturday, April 23, 2016
6:30 pm

The park naturalist will lead an Earth Day hike in the Bulls Island Natural Area along the Delaware and Raritan Canal and the Delaware River. The hike will end on the Roebling designed pedestrian bridge for visitors to enjoy the scenic view of the river.

Spring Volunteer Day at Musconetcong Mountain

Musconetcong Mountain Preserve
Ellis Road
Holland Township, New Jersey

Saturday, May 7, 2016
8:30am to 12:30pm

The Hunterdon County recently acquired a new parcel that connects to Musconetcong Mountain Preserve on Ellis Road in Holland Township. Celebrate Earth Day by helping to create a new hiking trail through this property. Volunteers may bring their own loppers and gloves, but tools will be available. Through generous donations, volunteers will enjoy a light breakfast and full lunch. Visit the Hunterdon County Parks Calendar for a program registration form to sign up for this event. This activity is recommended for ages 12 and over.




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