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.
Wildlife Baby Shower Drive-Thru: Sunday 2/28 1-3p

It’s almost that time of year again… baby season!! Help us by delivering essential items in preparation for the upcoming arrival of thousands of injured and/or orphaned wild ones.

Help us prepare by bringing items from our wishlist! We will also have grab & go kids goody bags (while supplies last), an art show, chance to win raffle baskets & special appearances by non-releasable wildlife.

Drive thru and wave a quick hello OR stay and spend some time visiting Cedar Run!

Please help us welcome our new Executive Director, Mike O’Malley!

The future at Cedar Run is shaping up to be a time of renewed energy and exciting changes that will build upon the legacy of the Woodford family. Mike is honored to serve as Executive Director, continuing to fulfill the mission of Cedar Run to protect and preserve our native wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation.

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!

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.

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.

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!*

Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Wildlife Baby Shower Drive-Thru
Wildlife Baby Shower Drive-Thru
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Help us by delivering essential items in preparation for the upcoming arrival of thousands of injured and/or orphaned wild ones. Drive thru and wave a quick hello OR stay and... More →
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Mar 2 @ 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 →
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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 →