Thursday, February 13, 2020

Don’t Let the Cold Bring you Down! Events @ Morris County Parks

Morris County Park Commission

a day off with natureA DAY OFF WITH NATURE: Fun in the Forest!

WHEN: February 17

Spend the day off from school getting an in-depth look into the lives of trees. Kids discover unique tree characteristics, from buds to bark, while enjoying a hike, interactive tree games, and creating a tree-themed craft! I Want To Know More!

winter rec


December – February

Discover the best spots to sled, ice skate, cross-country ski, snowshoe, and more, all right here in Morris County! For more info, click here.

maple sugaring demo


January – March

The trees are tapped, and the firewood is chopped—it’s maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp OEC! Experience the fascinating process of maple sugaring from tree to pancake topping. Watch as staff identifies and taps maple trees and collects sap, if conditions are right, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Get Cookin’!

Look What’s Coming:


March 7

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and Rutgers Cooperative Extension team up to present the Annual Community Garden Conference. Join expert session speakers and explore topics pertinent to community gardeners, garden managers, and those trying to establish a new community garden. Click Here For Complete Details!

community garden conference