The Path to Biodiversity
Sunday May 21 10am – 12pm
Trailside Museum  452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside
Emile DeVito, Manager of Science and Stewardship for the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, and RRWA Vice President, will lead you on a trip through Watchung Reservation to talk about forest ecology and biodiversity. 
Biodiversity is defined as the number, variety and variability of all living organisms on Earth. Emile will talk about how natural and human activities affect the condition of various ecosystems and the types and amounts of animal and plant species found in them. Emile’s unusual style and vast knowledge of our local flora and fauna always makes for an entertaining event.   

Cost:    FREE


Creating a Rain Garden in you own Home

Tuesday, May 23 , 7:30  - 8:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Walnut Ave.

Creating a Rain Garden at Your Home, presented by Tobiah Horton, Department of Landscape Architecture and Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and Marian Glenn, President of the Rahway River Watershed Association.


Bio-Blitz
Friday, June 16 & Saturday, June 17
5pm-12:30am on Friday and 6am-5pm on Saturday

Rub elbows with scientists and naturalists and find out how they identify fungi, plants and animals found in Warinanco Park in Roselle/Elizabeth. Stay up late on Friday to look for owls, moths, bats, stars & planets. Return early on Saturday for a full day of biodiversity fun!
 FREE Programs include:  Going Batty With Bats!  Star Watch. Moths. Prowling For Owls. Fish Survey. Stream Scramble. Frog Slogging. Investigating Insects.  Live Hawks & Owls        View website