ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages
September 16, 2013 through September 22, 2013
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonder and the beauty of nature as autumn approaches in Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.
CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS
Saturday, September 21 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Children ages infant to 5 with a parent will listen to a Naturalist
read an environmental-based story and enjoy a short walk on the
trails of the EEC.
The program is free.
Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.
ADULT & FAMILY PROGRAMS
Garden Discovery Tour - Stonecrop Gardens
Tuesday, September 17 from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Enjoy a day trip to this 12-acre public garden in the Hudson Highlands.
Display areas include woodland and water gardens, grass gardens,
cliff rock gardens, raised alpine stone beds, and an enclosed
English-style flower garden.
Fee is $50 per adult and $40 per senior.
Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489. Advance payment required.
Blue “BOBO (Buy One – Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch
Park in Bridgewater. The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.
Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.