Come check out our "Cool Critters" area.  Meet and greet the animals of the Sourlands.....domestic and native.

There will be hands-on activities for children.  Naturalists will be on-hand to answer questions about our beautiful Sourland Mountain region and its wildlife.

A fun and educational afternoon for all ages!

Click Here If you are interested in participating

2019 Line-up is coming soon.

Those who have participated in the past:


Woof . . .  Woof       Translates   “Come meet my friends from The Seeing Eye.”   Learn about this amazing organization ( and how they are changing people’s lives.


Swallow Hill Farm Alpacas will be with us again this year


Learn about Raptors and how to make origami birds plus pine cone feeders


Say Hi to Wally the Woodchuck and his friends from the Watershed Institute!


Bee amazed – See a demonstration hive where you can watch bees working inside the hive.  The Raritan Valley Beekeepers Association will be there to answer your questions.

Raritan Valley Beekeepers

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Mercer County Wildlife Center is an Animal Rescue Facility which supports our area.  Meet a representative from the Wildlife Center Friends who will tell you about the Wildlife Center and answer your questions on what you should do if you encounter a distressed animal.


Come see and learn about the amazing world of insects.


The New Jersey Audubon from Plainsboro will be back again this year helping you identify the many birds you see in your backyard.


Learn about Amphibians as one of Somerset County Parks Commission’s Naturalists brings some of his friends for you to meet.


The Mercer County Park Commission is back again this year. Their Naturalist will have materials of interest for all age groups.