This 45-acre township-owned property offers a stream, forest, meadow, network of trails and a community nature center. They are ideal for you, your family or a school field trip. We are located at 481 Drexel Avenue, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648.The “Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center” is a community volunteer organization. Please join us,we need your help and support!
The Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center (FLNC) meet at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at the Nature Center. Please call the Lawrence Township Recreation Department at 609-844-7067 for schedule changes.
The LNC Education Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Lawrence Nature Center. Check the attached for updates and details.
You can also reach the Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center and the LNC Education Committee by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
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by Rick Dutko
The 114th annual National Audubon Society - Princeton Christmas Bird Count began to look like the perfect storm of events. The forecast for Saturday included a winter storm called Electra with its low pressure system predicted to be in the Princeton area around the start time of the tally. I then got a call from fellow CBC birder Tom Cosmas who was under the weather himself and had to bail out on the event which he had steadfastly participated in for over a decade. Fortunately the snow had stopped early on Saturday evening but the rain continued throughout the night and into the wee hours of Sunday morning. Start time temperature was a frigid 29 degrees. When I went to my vehicle in the driveway, it was encased in a layer of ice. I decided against the short drive to Drexel Woods and determined it would be safer to walk. As I crossed the frozen snow covered ground, my boots broke through the encrusted top layer with a loud crunching sound. “Great” I thought … “this will put a damper on the strategy to stealthily survey the feather friends in the field and forest”. I consider myself an optimistic person. When I first heard of the miserable weather forecast I thought, “this could make for some good birding”. It turned out to be just that. For more on this article.