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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 more than 60 native residents, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital that sees nearly 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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Internship Opportunity – Wildlife Care

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, individual to work in our rehabilitation hospital.  Interns will deal directly with the public bringing in animals and will also assist with direct animal care.

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A Wild Summer (a reflection)

I accepted my internship at Cedar Run still uncertain about what I really wanted to do after graduation.  After interning from early May to late July, and then staying to… More →

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The Many Perspectives On “TLC”

The fall season at Cedar Run brings a beautiful landscape of colors as Mother Nature “winds down” in preparation for winter. Wildlife intake at the Wildlife Hospital also “winds down,”… More →

Spring, being a transitional season, shows Cedar Run through a unique lens. Come visit soon!
Employment Opportunity – Executive Director

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (WCRWR) supervising all aspects of the Center’s operations, including personnel, programs, facilities and financial management, membership, special events, public relations and development efforts.

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Harriet

Harriet was admitted to the hospital in the summer of 2018 after being hit by a car, and thus sustained some significant damage to her left wing, and costed her one of her toes. The fracture in her wing was originally pinned for healing, but it became apparent that the damage was extensive enough that it limited her mobility.

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New Bird Room!

For the past few months, the Education Department has been collecting donations primarily from Facebook posts. Our supporters are incredibly generous, and Erin and I were really touched by your contributions. We wanted to let you know that your contributions went to a very big need!

Upcoming Events

Dec
16
Mon
10:00 am Refuge Ramblers
Refuge Ramblers
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it... More →
10:00 am You & Me
You & Me
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a fun and engaging program about one of our resident animals. We will read books, do a craft and learn about a different animal each month. Ages... More →
Dec
20
Fri
3:00 pm Family Winter Solstice Afternoon
Family Winter Solstice Afternoon
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come join us (a day early!) in celebrating the Winter Solstice here at Cedar Run. The shortest day and longest night of the year hold many traditions in anticipation of... More →
Dec
21
Sat
4:30 pm Winter Solstice Owl Prowl
Winter Solstice Owl Prowl
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Winter is the perfect time for owl spotting. Join us on the shortest day of the year–Winter Solstice–for a fun Owl Prowl at Cedar Run! Program begins at the nature... More →
Dec
23
Mon
10:00 am Refuge Ramblers
Refuge Ramblers
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it... More →
10:00 am You & Me
You & Me
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a fun and engaging program about one of our resident animals. We will read books, do a craft and learn about a different animal each month. Ages... More →
Dec
27
Fri
all-day Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 27 all-day
Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Hunters of the Sky at 11am and 1pm. Kids can also make a special holiday craft inside the... More →