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Nature Center to Close Temporarily
Wildlife Hospital to Remain OPEN to Care for Injured Wildlife
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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 5,000 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.
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NEW Nature Club Forming!

Journeys and Conversations will be an online offering (until such a time as we are able to have in person meetings again) where we will meet once a week on Wednesday evenings at 7PM to discuss a topic relating to the environment and our relationship to nature.

Weekend Walkabouts
New Virtual Offerings Coming May 1st

New virtual offerings for the whole family coming in May! Don’t worry, they’ll get you outdoors!

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In Danger of Closing, Unless…

A 4/16/2020 article in the Central Record stated “An institution in South Jersey is in danger of shutting its doors for good due to the coronavirus pandemic.” The article should have continued…”Unless the Medford Township Council Acts Now to Support Cedar Run!”

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Still Saving Wildlife and Educating the Public!

Though we may find ourselves inside more often these days, work at Cedar Run continues. Our Nature Center is closed, but our Wildlife Hospital remains open, our resident animals still need to be fed, and Cedar Run’s staff still seeks to educate the public!

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Deep in the Woods

Talk about off the beaten path: If you’re headed to Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge by way of Jackson Road in Medford, you literally run out of asphalt before you happen upon the signs pointing to the tucked-away place that many people consider the true gateway to the Pine Barrens.

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Serenade for Wildlife

3/18/2020- We regret to inform you that Serenade for Wildlife originally scheduled for April 19th, has been postponed until further notice.

Upcoming Events

Jun
2
Tue
10:00 am Snack Time Stories
Snack Time Stories
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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 →
Jun
3
Wed
10:00 am Science Experiment of the Week
Science Experiment of the Week
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am
Science Experiment of the Week
Every Wednesday at 10AM we’ll be posting a fun and easy science experiment on multiple platforms – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube! Choose the platform of your choice and have fun... More →
Jun
4
Thu
12:30 pm Afternoon Nature Breaks
Afternoon Nature Breaks
Jun 4 @ 12:30 pm
Afternoon Nature Breaks
Get your nature on with our weekly “Afternoon Nature Breaks” each Thursday at 12:30pm. We’ll share a short nature lesson and an exciting activity with you to get you up... More →
Jun
7
Sun
5:00 pm Cooking with Natives
Cooking with Natives
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm
Cooking with Natives
Learn new and fun ways to cook with some of the plants that are common and native to this region. Each session will focus on using a variety of natural... More →
Jun
9
Tue
10:00 am Snack Time Stories
Snack Time Stories
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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 →
Jun
10
Wed
10:00 am Science Experiment of the Week
Science Experiment of the Week
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am
Science Experiment of the Week
Every Wednesday at 10AM we’ll be posting a fun and easy science experiment on multiple platforms – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube! Choose the platform of your choice and have fun... More →