Webbs Mill Bog Exploration

Join us on an exploration of Webbs Mill Bog on June 25 from 10am-11:30am. Orchids, Pitcher Plants, Sundews and Curly Grass Fern are a few of the unique and rare plants we will encounter here. Jason ... Read more

Tamarack Hollow Preserve Walk

Tamarack Hollow Preserve Hillcrest Avenue, East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

We will have a nature walk in Tamarack Hollow Preserve, a Middlesex County Park. It has sandy soils (the area is cretaceous) and has a large colony of mountain laurel. The area ... Read more

Home Garden Tour in Brick

Join us on Saturday, July 15 at 10am for a garden tour at Kelly and Peter Balon’s home in Brick. We toured their garden last summer and since then they have added some new gardens ... Read more

Ridgewood Duck Pond Walk

Saddle River County Park 1125 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States


Pinelands Preservation Alliance 17 Pemberton Rd, Southampton Township, NJ, United States

On July 25 at 7 PM, the Southwest Chapter will be hosting a FREE and IN-PERSON event at Pinelands Preservation Alliance with a presentation by Becky Laboy! No pre-registration required! Burlington ... Read more

Native Plant Sanctuary, River Road, Highland Park

Highland Park Native Plant Sanctuary 20 River Road, Highland Park, New Jersey, United States

We will have an informal tour of this 2-acre park of native plants which is managed and maintained by volunteers. We will conduct a bioblitz on the site and report ... Read more

Ramsey Farmers Market

Ramsey Farmers Market 2 W. Main Street, Ramsey, New Jersey, United States

Stop by and say hello to some of our chapter volunteers at the Ramsey Farmers Market. Pick up some brochures and free native plants. Kids and dogs are welcome!


You might not think about bats very much in New Jersey, but did you know the Garden State is home to 9 different bat species? A recent report determined that over ... Read more

Pollinator Conservation in New Jersey with Robert Somes

North Branch Library 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, New Jersey, United States

Robert Somes will give an overview of pollinator conservation in NJ and discuss the diversity of native bees and their habitats along with habitat management and conservation practices for their ... Read more

September Wednesday Webinar – Sustaining Wildlife in Fall & Winter Gardens

Deb Ellis, Chair of our Essex Chapter and lifelong environmental advocate, will share which flowers and shrubs are well-suited to sustain wildlife through fall and winter. We will also discuss modernizing fall cleanup, how “leaving the leaves” can nurture your garden, and how native plants can serve as a home and winter food source for ... Read more

Mushroom Foraging with Jeffrey Mertz

Horseshoe Bend Park, South Entrance 162 Horseshoe Bend Road, Frenchtown, New Jersey, United States

(Rain date: Sept 22)


Native Plant Gardening 101

Tulpehaking Nature Center 157 Westcott Ave, Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Saturday, September 23, 2023. 10:00am- noon Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Trenton NJ 08610 Free. Register here (https://forms.gle/5H8BnJPo8e8X7R189). Learn about the basics of starting a native plant garden. There ... Read more