we will design the perfect interactive program for your sCHOOL or sCOUT pROGRAM and connect kids to the coast in a way they will never forget.
Program Locations and Offerings
Sandy Hook: Monmouth County
Explore Sandy Hook National Recreation Area with Littoral Society naturalists. This program is ideal for a year end field trip or or for obtaining a scout badge. Program activities include seining, marine life identification, horseshoe crab discovery, a beach walk, and a shell scavenger hunt.
Contact Nicole Haines, Nicole.Haines@littoralsociety.org, for more information and to register.
Wreck Pond: Monmouth County
In-class presentations on the ecology and natural biodiversity of Wreck Pond. Topics include general biodiversity, living shorelines, watershed science, spring lake beach ecology, wreck pond marine life, and citizen science opportunities.
Field trip to the Wreck Pond restoration site in Spring Lake, NJ. Program activities include seining, fish sampling, quadrat sampling, water velocity, dune grass planting, identifying macro and micro-invertebrate species, and removal of invasive species.
Contact Julie Schumacher, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information and to register.
Delaware Bayshore: Cumberland and Cape May Counties
In-class presentations for students of all ages on topics including beach restoration, salt marsh ecology, and horseshoe crabs. This can include growing marsh grass in the classroom, doing biological sampling using samples from our oyster reef, and bringing in a live horseshoe crab (during May or June).
Field trips to our restoration sites in Cumberland and Cape May Counties. Programs activities may include horseshoe crab surveys and tagging (May & June only), oyster reef biological sampling, beachcombing, seining, and marsh walks.
Contact Zach Nickerson, email@example.com, or call 856-825-2174, for more information and to register.