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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 5,500 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.
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Snow “Pop-Up” Programs

All signs point to a stormy winter. Take advantage of it and join us for some programs at Cedar Run! Sign-up our SNOW “Pop-Ups” and we’ll get in touch when some beautiful flakes are headed our way!

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Virtual Volunteer Sessions for 2021 Announced!

Our dedicated volunteers are truly the lifeblood of the organization! Join us to learn valuable skills while helping us accomplish our mission. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age to apply for a permanent volunteer position at Cedar Run.

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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.

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NEW! Wildlife Grams

Celebrating a birthday or graduation? Welcoming a new baby? Wanting to spread some joy? Our educators will film a customized video with your special message and animal of choice!*

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Unplug During Outdoor Afternoons

FEBRUARY CLASSES NOW REGISTERING! Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this winter! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

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Refuge Mornings for Kids Ages 3-12

FEBRUARY CLASSES NOW REGISTERING! Hey, have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday mornings!

Upcoming Events

Jan
19
Tue
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack... More →
11:00 am Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week.... More →
Jan
20
Wed
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each week. There are two days – Wednesday or Thursday  – to choose from to meet your... More →
1:30 pm Outdoor Afternoons
Outdoor Afternoons
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outdoor Afternoons
Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this winter! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres. Small group sizes – 8-12... More →