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Our priority is keeping your place in the wild a safe and healthy environment for all of our supporters. 

COVID-19 Pre-cautions: Please see the latest Covid-19 protocols at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge here: cedarrun.org/covid-19-message/

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is a 171-acre non-profit wildlife refuge, wildlife rehabilitation hospital & nature center on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands.

Cedar Run includes the Woodford Nature Center, a Wildlife Housing Area with nearly 60 native residents, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital that sees more than 6,000 wild animals each year. The overall mission of Cedar Run is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all.

Our Nature Center and hiking trails are open to the public 7 days a week!

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Symbolically Adopt a Cedar Run Resident

Give the gift of wildlife, or treat yourself, and help protect the future of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats.

Adopt a Cedar Run Resident and your support provides food, shelter and medical care for the sponsored animal and helps provide care for the more than 6,000 wild animals admitted to the Wildlife Hospital each year.

Order your Adoption Package by Saturday, 12/11/21, to get yours in time for the holiday.
Click here to learn about our residents; stories and how to symbolically adopt one!

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Join Cedar Run’s Legacy Circle

Become part of the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Legacy Circle to create your legacy and support many generations to come.

The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Legacy Circle is a special society of our most faithful supporters that have included Cedar Run in their will or estate plan. Cedar Run has worked tirelessly for over 60 years as an active resource to the greater New Jersey community on all wildlife and habitat related issues and is only possible through the continued support of generous donors like you.

By including Cedar Run in your will or estate plan, you are creating a personal legacy that will protect and preserve New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation for generations to come.

Click to learn more.

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Internship Opportunities at Cedar Run

Become part of the team at Cedar Run this Spring or Summer as one of our interns!

Now recruiting for the following internships:
– Environmental Education Intern (Spring Session)
– Environmental Education Intern (Summer Session)
– Non-Profit Marketing and Development Intern (Summer 2022)

Click here to find out more about these opportunities & how to apply!

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Wildlife Care Internship – NOW Accepting Applications!

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, individual to work in our rehabilitation hospital. Interns will assist with direct animal care and our environmental enrichment program. Apply before 3/31/22 to be considered.

Click to learn more about this unique opportunity!

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Holiday Hours at Cedar Run

The Nature Center will be closed or have reduced hours the following days: 

Friday, December 24: (Christmas Eve) Open from 10:00am – 1:00pm
Saturday, December 25: (Christmas Day) Closed
Thursday, December 30: (End of Year Inventory) Closed 
Friday, December 31: (End of Year Inventory) Closed

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital will remain open from 9:00am – 4:00pm during these days. 
If you find an injured or orphaned wild animal in need of help, please call our Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital at 856-983-3329 x 107. 
Thanks for caring about our native wildlife. 

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Double Your Donation

Make the most out of your donation & check to see if your employer will MATCH your donation!

Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax deductible component of your membership) to our organization. If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support.

Click here to see if your company offers these programs.

Upcoming Events

Dec
4
Sat
10:00 am You and Me Preschool: Weekend Ed...
You and Me Preschool: Weekend Ed...
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book. “Weekend Edition” will run once a month on the first Saturday of the month. We will read,... More →
5:00 pm ADULTS ONLY! New Moon Night Hike...
ADULTS ONLY! New Moon Night Hike...
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enjoy a guided hike under the darkness of the new moon to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. 5:00-7:00pm.... More →
Dec
7
Tue
10:00 am You and Me Preschool
You and Me Preschool
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each month. We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about... More →
Dec
18
Sat
4:30 pm Family Night Hike – FULLY BOOKED
Family Night Hike – FULLY BOOKED
Dec 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Experience the Refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike under the light of the moon to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums... More →