Environmental Education Center Prgrams April 28 to May 4



Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

April 28, 2014 through May 4, 2014


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 wonders of nature as spring brightens Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.





Story Hour

            Saturday, May 3 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Children ages infant to 5 with a parent will listen to a Naturalist read an

            environmental-based story and enjoy a short walk on the trails of

            the EEC.

            The program is free.

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


River Rats

            Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 Noon

Children age 5 to 8 will enjoy a weekend learning adventure, joining a

            Naturalist for a themed exploration of the Great Swamp.

            Fee is $36 per person for the 4-day session.

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


The Green Team

            Saturday, May 3 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

            Children ages 12 to 15 who have to fulfill a community service

requirement for school will enjoy the educational and fun activities

 at the Environmental Education Center.

            The program is free

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




Green-Wood Cemetery

            Wednesday, April 30 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Adult birders will enjoy a day at the beautiful Green-Wood Cemetery in

            Brooklyn, New York, exploring the 478 acres of hills, valleys,

            glacial ponds, and paths.

            Fee is $50 per adult & $40 per senior 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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