Sourland Conservancy Calendar of upcoming events.

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Upcoming Events!

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Geology of the Sourlands

June 8, 9am-1pm, Somerset County Sourland Mountain Preserve

Explore the rocks, boulders and soils of the Somerset County Sourland Mountain Preserve. Learn about the history and formation of the mountain on this challenging, long hike to Devil's Half Acre and Roaring Rocks. Led by David Harper, former President of the Geological Association of NJ and author of the book,, "Roadside Geology of New Jersey."

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African American Heritage Sites in the Sourlands

June 15, 8-11am, Stoutsburg Cemetery, Mt.Zion AME Church, Pennington African Cemetery

Start your morning with Tatiana Fulmer, Sourland Conservancy trustee and outdoors enthusiast as she brings to light the history and contributions of African Americans within the Sourland region. Participants will be guided through three significant locations: the Pennington African Cemetery, the Stoutsburg Cemetery, and the Mt. Zion AME Church. Learn about each site during a short walk around the grounds.

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Sourland Mountain Festival

June 22, 3:00 - 10:00pm

Hillsborough Golf & Country Club: Enjoy the best local music, food, beverages, activities, and crafts. Celebrating its 16th year, the seven-hour festival will host more history, critters, wildlife and outdoor activities with a spectacular view of the Sourland Mountain. Discounted tickets on sale now: Adult $20 ($30 at the gate); Young People (12-18) $10; Children under 12, free.

Volunteers needed! Help save the Sourlands, see the show for free, meet new friends AND score a cool tee!

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Planting Pawpaws

June 27: 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

Volunteers needed to plant native trees (including pawpaws!) near Moores Creek at the foot of Baldpate Mountain. No experience necessary - beginners welcome! Please complete the form below. The Sourland Conservancy would like to thank program partners, Mercer County Park Commission and AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is funded by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with The Watershed Institute and Sustainable Jersey This program is part of New Jersey Nature Conservancy's ongoing efforts to plant 100,000 trees in New Jersey by 2020.

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Mushroom Walk

August 17, 10am-12pm, Hunterdon County Sourland Mountain Preserve

If you’re having trouble telling the difference between Hen of the Woods and Chanterelles, this is the foray for you! Experience the wonder of wild mushrooms with a local expert Nina Burghardt of the New Jersey Mycological Association.

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