Big Brook Spring Naturalist Walk

Big Brook Park 521 County Road 520, Marlboro Township, New Jersey, United States

Tag along with Monmouth County Park naturalists Megan Orens and Jason Goldman as we discover the native birds living in our backyards and the trees that they call home. The first half of this 2-hour walk will be birdwatching, followed by a woodland trail walk highlighting native trees and plants.

Native Plant Swap – Monmouth County Parks

Tatum Park Parking Lot 151 Red Hill Road, Middletown, New Jersey

The Monmouth County Park System will host its Spring Native Plant Swap on Saturday, May 6. Gardeners are invited to bring established plants in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers and take home the same size and number of plants. NPSNJ volunteers are helping staff the event. Please label all plants you bring. Only plants native ... Read more

Invasives Workforce Day and BYO Picnic Lunch

Popamora Point Parking Lot 398 Shore Drive, Highlands, New Jersey

Want to help give native plants a chance? Looking for a way to rid the Henry Hudson Trail of invasives and work alongside some fellow native plant enthusiasts? Come join the Monmouth Chapter for an invasives Workforce Day! We'll work together, then enjoy our BYO bag lunches at a picnic area nearby. IMPORTANTANT: All participants ... Read more

Planting at Huber Woods

Huber Woods Environmental Center 25 Browns Dock Road, Locust, New Jersey

May is the perfect time for planting perennials. Come join us at Huber Woods Park as we create a native bio-basin garden. What to bring: Garden tools and boots Rain ... Read more

Self-Drive Trip to Duke Farms

Duke Farms 1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States

Join us for a self-drive trip to Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ. We will meet our guide, Lisa Davies, at the Farm Barn Orientation Center at 9:45 am for a 90-minute tour, which will finish in time for lunch. Lunch will be on your own. There is a small cafe on site, you may bring ... Read more

Patchwork for Wildlife with Jon Gibbons

Brick Branch of Ocean County Library 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., Brick, New Jersey, United States

The objective of Patchwork for Wildlife is to create a significant area of eco-friendly landscaping in a town by focusing on one yard at a time. Take a break from ... Read more

National Seed Swap Day

Freneau Woods Park Visitors Center 360 Monastery Lane, Matawan, New Jersey, United States

Native seeds, plus vegetable, annual, and perennial seeds are all welcome, however, invasive seeds will be refused. Place your seeds in a sealed envelope or Ziploc bag, labeled with the ... Read more

The Ecology of Native Plants

Monmouth County Library, Atlantic Highlands Branch 100 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, United States

UPDATE - Registration closed due to overwhelming demand Jason Goldman, of Flower to the People, will take you along on a celebration of native plant ecology. Together we'll take a ... Read more

Pruning Workshop

Deep Cut Gardens 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, United States

This workshop is limited to 20 participants, so please don't wait to sign up! Join botanist Kate Lepis, PhD to learn good pruning practices and how to shape your native ... Read more

Garden for Wildlife Series: Part 1 of 4

Brielle Public Library 610 South Sreet, Brielle, New Jersey, United States

Co-sponsored by the Monmouth Chapter of the NPSNJ and the Bayberry Garden Club of Brielle Wildlife, including birds, bees, and butterflies, are declining at an alarming rate, but you can ... Read more

NPSNJ Movie Night

Basie Center Cinemas 36 White Street, Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

Come out for a fun, relaxed, and informative evening with your NPSNJ friends. You can even have popcorn! We'll be showing several beautiful films and shorts of environmental importance. PLEASE ... Read more

Garden for Wildlife Series: Part 2 of 4

Brielle Public Library 610 South Sreet, Brielle, New Jersey, United States

Co-sponsored by the Monmouth Chapter of the NPSNJ and the Bayberry Garden Club of Brielle Wildlife, including birds, bees, and butterflies, are declining at an alarming rate, but you can ... Read more

Garden for Wildlife Series: Part 3 of 4

Brielle Public Library 610 South Sreet, Brielle, New Jersey, United States

Co-sponsored by the Monmouth Chapter of the NPSNJ and the Bayberry Garden Club of Brielle Wildlife, including birds, bees, and butterflies, are declining at an alarming rate, but you can ... Read more

Pollinator Day at Barlow’s!

Barlow's Flower Farm 1014 Sea Girt Avenue, Sea Girt, New Jersey, United States

You asked for more native plantsat your local garden center ... we listened! The Native Plant Society of New Jersey is working closely withBarlow's and other independent garden centers (IGC's) ... Read more

Invasives Workday and BYO Picnic Lunch

F. Bliss Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary 65 Wycoff Road, Eatontown, New Jersey, United States

Want to help give native plants a chance? Come join the Monmouth Chapter for an invasive plant species workday & picnic lunch! We need your help mitigating the invasive plants in ... Read more

Monmouth County Native Plant Lecture and Exchange

Deep Cut Gardens 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, New Jersey, United States

Attend a free native plant presentation by NPSNJ Monmouth's own Ann Sherwood and exchange native plants from your garden with others. 8:00 - 10:00 Drop off native plants for the plant exchange. Only ... Read more

Perennial Planting at Huber Woods

Huber Woods Park 25 Browns Dock Road, Middletown, New Jersey, United States

Spring has sprung and nature is lush with blooms! Are you looking to volunteer some time and plant some wildflowers? Join us at Huber Woods Park for a fun day ... Read more