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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 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.
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Now accepting Summer Camp Scholarship Applications until May 1st

Do you know someone who is having a hardship this year and would like to send their child to camp at Cedar Run? Apply for one of our sponsorship spots! Our Sponsor-A-Camper effort was enormously successful and we would like to reach as many campers as possible.

Click to more about the scholarship & application process.

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“Go Wild” Summer Camp 2021 registration is OPEN!

Walk in the woods, dig in the dirt, and wade in the water during our week-long nature camps. Daily activities include hands-on experiences and experiments, visits with native wildlife, and creative play. Sessions available for ages 3 through 8th grade. Camps run June 28-August 20, 2021.

Click to learn more!

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Through Our Lenses Children’s Photo Contest

Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 11, 2021

Kid’s photo contest showing off their talent with photos taken at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge!

Families with children ages 3–17 may take part in the FREE community competition! Display photos at Cedar Run’s Gallery & chance to win PRIZES! Click for more details.

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Non-Profit Marketing and Development Intern: Now Accepting Applications

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, individual to assist the Director of Development and Communications with exciting projects! The Intern will assist with marketing, development and fundraising initiatives. Click to learn more about this opportunity!

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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!

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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.

Upcoming Events

May
19
Wed
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outdoor Afternoons
Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this spring! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres. Small group sizes – 10-12... More →
May
20
Thu
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have a spare hour on Thursday OR Friday mornings? Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs from 10-11am.... More →
10:00 am Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Pres...
May 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 →