Thursday, August 12, 2021

Learn All About Nature, Show Your Creative Side, or Volunteer for Trail Work! 

Morris County Park Commission

August 12, 2021

Look What's Coming:

lunch and learn

Virtual Lunch & Learn: The Story of Tulips

August 19

Did you know that tulips used to be worth more than gold? Discover the amazing history and botany of this garden favorite in an engaging virtual presentation. Check it out!

Cost: $10 per person.  Preregistration required.


Adopt-A-Trail—Trail Fun Series Volunteer Trail Work

Saturday, August 21

Expect to get dirty and have a ton of fun learning hands-on trail building and maintenance techniques for a brand-new trail proposed by JORBA at Tourne County Park.  Bring gloves, something to drink, and wear sturdy footwear suitable for doing trail work outside.  Trail work is hard work, but very rewarding.  Nothing beats hiking, running, cycling, or walking on a trail that you had a hand in constructing!  Click here to learn more!

Cost: FREE.  Preregistration is required. 




August 21 – Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center

August 22 – Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Enjoy a combination of Japanese-inspired walking, meditation, mindfulness, and wellness promotion, guided by an expert. Wear comfortable shoes for walking.  More info here.

Cost: $20 per person. Preregistration is required.


creepy crawliesCREEPY CRAWLIES

August 24

Discover how important creepy crawlies are in our world and  the differences between insects and spiders. Then we will head outside to find where these critters live and the signs they leave behind.  We're sure to make some interesting finds! Learn more.

Cost: $5 per child. Preregistration is required.