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Parks

  1. Species Spotlight: Monarch Butterflies

    September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM - September 28, 2021, 10:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video on our Nature Programs Page that highlights a local species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and/or significance in the environment. This month will focus on monarch butterflies and eastern cottontails.

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  2. Drawing From Nature

    September 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery

    Join us for some much-needed fresh air, in a workshop where we draw inspiration from natural settings and subjects. During this light instructional class, we will discuss different types of drawing techniques and skills along with a theme. The class is led by Leeannwyn Stoner who is a New Jersey resident, Syracuse University BFA Painting graduate, studied DRAW with sculptor Lawson Smith and is a Hiram Gee Fellowship recipient. She is a working artist and Fine Art instructor, teaching and instilling in her students that drawing is the basis of all creative arts. All artistic levels are welcome. Feel free to bring your own drawing material, or use and take home some of ours.

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  3. Beaver Watch

    September 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Boundary Creek Natural Resource Area

    Join Naturalist Kate Forte on a search for beavers and signs they may leave behind. While on a walk, learn about a beaver’s behavior, why they are considered a keystone species, and other interesting facts that make them so unique! Maximum attendance limits are enforced. Register online.

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  4. Friday Forum

    September 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Crystal Lake Park

    A series of nature walks led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a repeat of the Tuesday September 14 program. This week is part 1 of a new 3-part series called “Communication in Nature.” Part 1 focuses on communication among animal species. Birds, frogs, mammals, and certain insects have both vocal and non-vocal means of exchanging vital information. What are they saying to each other and why? New research has shed light on this and so much more! (Part 2: Plant-Animal Communication on Oct 5 & 8, Part 3: Plant-Plant Communication on Oct 19 & 22). Maximum attendance limits are enforced. Register online.

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  5. Arts After Dark

    September 18, 2021, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    Arts After Dark is an exciting new evening event that will feature fine arts, artisan vendors, music and theatrical performances throughout tehh village at Historic Smithville Park this September. There will be live music performances on the grounds and in the galleries to enhance the evening. We will also feature a pop up art gallery in the event tent on the beautiful Smithville Mansion grounds. The doors to the Worker’s House Gallery and the Annex Gallery will be open all night for your viewing pleasure, highlighting many local artists. Event is Free!

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  6. Crepuscular Creatures

    September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Amico Island Park

    Explore our parks while enjoying the sunset! Join Naturalist Kate Forte on a hike to learn about the crepuscular animals that utilize this time of the evening to hunt and gather food. See for yourself which animals are active and why. Maximum attendance limits are enforced.

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  7. Poetry Walk

    September 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Crystal Lake Park

    There's nothing quite like the revitalizing and verdant woods in the fall. Enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful Crystal Lake Park while reflecting on some of the greatest nature poems ever written! If you feel inspired, you are encouraged to create your own (sharing is optional). We will meet in the parking lot at 3pm, and the walk will take about 1 hour. Please dress appropriate for the weather and varied terrain, as we will be hiking through the park. Register Now!

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  8. Park Cleanup

    September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amico Island Park

    Help keep our environment clean and green! Participate in cleaning up litter that has made its way into this park. Bags, gloves, and grabbers will be provided. Please bring your own water and snacks, if needed. Masks will be required in the registration and supplies area as well as in areas where social distancing cannot be maintained. Masks will not be provided, please bring your own. If you need community service hours, please register by 4PM Friday Sept 24. To register, email cleancomm@co.burlington.nj.us

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  9. Trivia Night on Zoom

    September 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    Join us live via Zoom for Trivia Night. Each week will feature three rounds featuring local history, world events, pop culture, natural sciences, and many others. It is always a fun time! Registration is required. You will receive a Zoom link upon registering.

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  10. Species Spotlight: Eastern Cottontail

    September 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - October 12, 2021, 10:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video on our Nature Programs Page that highlights a local species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and/or significance in the environment. This month will focus on monarch butterflies and eastern cottontails.

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  11. Birding Before Breakfast

    September 30, 2021, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Long Bridge Park

    Take advantage of the early morning to discover the local birds that live in the parks. Bring a pair of binoculars and join Naturalist Kate on this morning adventure. All levels of birding experience are welcome, so don’t be discouraged if you are a beginner! Maximum attendance limits are enforced. Register online.

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