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Featured Event – Saturday, August 5


Field Trip: Explore native orchids in the Pine Barrens

Arethusa orchid

An Arethusa orchid in New Jersey’s Pine BarrensThe Pine Barrens are not so barren after all! Join orchid specialist Bob Sprague for an extraordinary, up-close look at native orchids in their natural habitat. Explore unique sites in the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve to see these gems as well as their botanical companions, including sphagnum moss, pitcher plants, cranberries, pitch pines, and other bog dwellers. Bring your lunch and be prepared for hiking and getting your feet wet. Class size is limited.

Although van transportation is available from Mt. Cuba Center, carpooling is encouraged. For more information on travel arrangements, email or call 302.239.8807. For those who prefer to meet on site, driving instructions are provided upon registration.

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