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Our priority is keeping your place in the wild a safe and healthy environment for all of our supporters. 

COVID-19 Pre-cautions: Please see the latest Covid-19 protocols at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge here: cedarrun.org/covid-19-message/

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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Chance to Win A Wild Experience

Become a Member this September and have a Chance to Win A Wild Experience!

Chance to win to be part of a Wildlife Animal Release OR Meet & Greet with an Educator & Education Ambassador!
PLUS Every membership purchased in September will come with TWO (2) FREE Day Passes to share with friends & family.
Chance to win is valid from September 1st – 30th, 2021.

Click to learn more & sign up to become a part of our flock!

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Fall Event Tickets are now available!

Tickets are now available for Fall Events hosted at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge!

– Sunday, September 19th: Autumn with the Animals
– Saturday, September 25th: Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail Run & Guided Stroll
– Saturday, October, 23rd: Owl-O-Ween
– Saturday, October 23rd: Cedar Run for Your Life Haunted Guided Hikes

Click here to reserve your tickets!

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Songbird Mortality Updates

NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced a new morbidity/mortality event that is happening among nestling and fledgling songbirds since mid-May. This unidentified illness is mainly affecting Blue Jays, Starlings, and Grackles. It has also started to appear in Robins and Cardinals. The event’s epicenter appears to be Washington, D.C., but it also extends to the Southeast and eastern upper Midwest. Cases are now starting to be seen in New Jersey. Still no further information about what is causing this heartbreaking situation.

Click here out more about the songbird mortality & updates.

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Join Cedar Run’s Legacy Circle

Become part of the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Legacy Circle to create your legacy and support many generations to come.

The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Legacy Circle is a special society of our most faithful supporters that have included Cedar Run in their will or estate plan. Cedar Run has worked tirelessly for over 60 years as an active resource to the greater New Jersey community on all wildlife and habitat related issues and is only possible through the continued support of generous donors like you.

By including Cedar Run in your will or estate plan, you are creating a personal legacy that will protect and preserve New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation for generations to come.

Click to learn more.

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2022 Perkins/Cedar Run New Jersey Wildlife Calendar

Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is happy to announce a partnership with our creative friends at Perkins Center of the Arts to collaborate on a New Jersey Wildlife themed 2022 Calendar.
Submissions are closed at this time. We are excited to launch a sneak peak of the calendar! 

Pre-orders for the 2022 collaborative calendar are now open!

Click to learn more!

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Double Your Donation

Make the most out of your donation & check to see if your employer will MATCH your donation!

Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax deductible component of your membership) to our organization. If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support.

Click here to see if your company offers these programs.

Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Thu
all-day Raptors and Reptiles: free with ...
Raptors and Reptiles: free with ...
Sep 16 all-day
Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Raptors and Reptiles at 11am and 1pm. All ages welcome. Program included with the price of admission. **... More →
Sep
17
Fri
7:00 pm Night Hike
Night Hike
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Experience the refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike at night to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that... More →
Sep
19
Sun
10:00 am Autumn with the Animals Festival
Autumn with the Animals Festival
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Autumn with the Animals Festival
Fun-filled day for the whole family! Go wild for our wildlife programs, live music, canoeing, food, games, crafts, campfire & more! Great for children ages 3 & up! Day of... More →
Sep
25
Sat
9:00 am Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail R...
Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail R...
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail Run & Guided Stroll Fundraiser
Run for a cause this fall in our 8th annual 5k Trail Run, going through our trails & Wildlife Enclosure Area. Run, walk or waddle on the same course with... More →