Talks, Walks, & Lectures
Winter Lecture Series
Join us for an energizing and enlightening experience! Shake off the winter doldrums and join us for our annual Winter Lecture Series. This popular series features presentations by regionally renowned experts on eight Sundays in January and February, from 2 – 3 pm.
Knowledgeable lecturers address a wide range of topics related to natural history, biodiversity, ecological gardening, native plants, native wildlife and other related topics. All lectures are held in the Auditorium in the Preserve’s Visitor Center with general admission seating. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged; walk-ins welcome as space permits.
2020 Winter Lecture Series
January 5, 2020
The Healing Power of Nature with speaker Mike Weilbacher
January 12, 2020
Film: The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World with moderator Jim Bray
January 19, 2020
Wild Edible Plants of the Northeast with speaker Debra Naha-Koretzky
January 26, 2020
Native Orchid Ecology and Conservation with speaker Dennis Whigham
February 2, 2020
Strategies for Forest Restoration: Assessing Impacts of Deer and Invasive Plant Species with speaker Jay F. Kelly, PhD
February 9, 2020
Strangers in the Night: The Essential Role Moths Play in a Healthy Ecosystem with speaker Elena Tartaglia, PhD
February 16, 2020
New Jersey American Kestrel Nest Box Project: Past Lessons, Future Management with speaker Bill Pitts
February 23, 2020
New Jersey Pine Barrens Plant Communities: Not Barren at All! with speaker G. Russell Juelg
Registration for individual lectures may be purchased at the Visitor Center or online. Click on the title of each lecture to register.
Cost per lecture for Members: $10
Cost per lecture for non-Members: $15
For more information, please call 215.862.2924.