Friday, March 10, 2006


Spring is close at hand. It's getting warm enough to get out and about and explore the open spaces around us. Northern NJ is still a long way from being paved over.

Mar 12 (Sun): Social Hike at Jockey for outdoor Hollow: 10am. Hike 5-6 miles at a moderate pace to where George Washington camped in the beautiful Watchung Mountains. Great views. Children 10 years or older and friendlydogs are welcome. Bring water and light snack and wear hiking boots. After the hike there will be an optional lunch/hot chocolate at a local restaurant . Meet in the parking lot next to the entrance to Jockey Hollow at Wick Farm. A $3 fee will be charged to non(Sierra Club)members. Allparticipants must sign a liability waiver. Rain/snow Cancels. Leaders: David Ogens. and Walter Goldenbaum,

Mar 19 (Sun): Manasquan River Reservoir, Monmouth County: ( Special Interest: Birds) Enjoy an easy 5-mile circular hike on one of the largest reservoirs in the area. We may observe water-fowl. Bring snacks, drinks,
bird books and/or binoculars. Hiking shoes are not required. This is a great family hike. Meet at 9am at the main entrance to the reservoir on Windeller Rd. Bad weather, rain/snow-cover, cancels. Confirmation/questions
please call: Leader Mike Verange(Sierra Club), 908-902-0718 or mjverange (JS).

Birding for Beginners ◦ Workshops w/ Linn Pierson ◦ Includes indoor and outdoor instruction ◦ Pre-registration is required ◦ Sunday, March 19, April 9 and May 21 ◦ 2-4pm ◦ NJ Palisades Park Headquarters ◦Alpine, NJ (PIP Exit 2) 201.768.0379 ◦ Free

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