Friday, April 16, 2021

Get Outside and Have Fun at these Spring Programs in Morris County Parks

Morris County Park Commission

signs of springSIGNS OF SPRING WALK

April 16 and April 19

Spring signs are popping up all along the trails!  Come explore to see what animals and plants are appearing after the months of winter cold. Learn more!

Cost: $10 per family. Preregistration is required.



forest bathingFOREST BATHING WITH RICH COLLINS, ANFT GUIDE

April 17 at Bamboo Brook

April 18 at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Enjoy a combination of Japanese oriented walking, meditation, mindfulness, and wellness promotion. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. For more info, click here.

Cost: $20 per person. Preregistration is required.


lunch and learnLUNCH AND LEARN: THE DIRT ON TOMATOES

April 22

It’s almost time to put tomatoes in the ground.  Learn tricks on how to grow a bumper crop, what all the fuss is about heirlooms, and what to look for at the nursery when buying plants. Click here to learn more.

Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.


spring spottingIN-PERSON HOME SCHOOL DAYS: SPRING SPOTTING

April 22

Phenology is the study of seasonal change in nature.  Record the changes that you see as you walk the trails with a naturalist, and compare them to the arrival of the same phenomena in years past.  Learn to keep a record of the changes that spring brings and how to become a part of a phenology citizen science project!  Check it out!

Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.


summer camp

SUMMER CAMP

It’s not too late… but space is limited! Hurry and snag your spot in one of the remaining summer camp sessions. Learn more here!


Look What’s Coming:

golden hourSPRING GOLDEN HOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

April 25

The farm is in bloom and spring is officially back at Fosterfields. Join staff at sunrise as golden hour begins and take photos of the new crops, new farm babies, and the landscape as the farm reinvents itself for the spring season. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to this unique morning experience to photograph the beauty of the farm. Learn more here.

Cost: $20 per person. Preregistration is required.


born to be shornBORN TO BE SHORN

May 1

It’s time for a haircut! Visit Fosterfields and watch master shearer, Margaret Quinn, demonstrate how to properly shear a sheep, the old-fashioned way. Space is limited! Click here for more info.

Cost: $10 per family. Preregistration is required.


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