Summer Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Jul
2
Jul 23

Summer Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

  • White Lake Natural Park

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat.  Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, July 9, 16, 23, 30, 8:30 am. $20 Donation. Sign up here

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
Jul
8
8:30 pm20:30

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event. Sign up here

A Mindful Walk
Jul
22
9:00 am09:00

A Mindful Walk

  • White Lake Park

Join RVC Development Director and certified Yoga Teacher Susi Tilley for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here

Butterfly Walk
Jul
29
10:00 am10:00

Butterfly Walk

  • White Lake Park

Join RVC Trustee Sharon Wander and her husband Wade, to explore the amazing profusion of insect life to be found in high summer in the flower-filled meadows of the White Lake Preserve. This is a FREE event.
Sign up here

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
Aug
6
8:00 pm20:00

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event. Sign up here

A Mindful Walk
Aug
26
9:00 am09:00

A Mindful Walk

  • White Lake Park

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

Fall Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Sep
10
Oct 1

Fall Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

  • White Lake Park

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 8:30 am.  Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. Donation $20, Sign up here

Hawk Watch at Raccoon Ridge
Sep
17
8:00 am08:00

Hawk Watch at Raccoon Ridge

  • Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Join RVC Trustee & Naturalist Dennis Briede for a hike to the top of the Raccoon Ridge Hawk Watch. Raccoon Ridge is the premier spot to observe the migrating hawks that pass through northern NJ on their way south. This will be at the peak migration for broad-winged hawks. Every year at this time thousands of these hawks can be seen passing by the ridge. Sign up here

OKTOBERFEST at Limestone Ridge Preserve
Oct
8
2:00 pm14:00

OKTOBERFEST at Limestone Ridge Preserve

  • Limestone Ridge Preserve

A fall celebration will feature local German Craft beers, food and music amid a colorful fall setting at the Limestone Ridge Preserve. Sign-up and ticket information will be posted soon.


A Mindful Walk
Jun
24
9:00 am09:00

A Mindful Walk

  • White Lake Park

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

Trail Day at White Lake
Jun
10
1:00 pm13:00

Trail Day at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

For the second year in a row, The Warren County Health Department, the Warren County Department of Land Preservation and Ridge and Valley Conservancy are celebrating Trail Day, part of the grant funded project "Choose Healthy - Warren County". Guided meadow walks with naturalist Dennis Briede at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm, and FREE intro to kayaking at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Those interested in the kayaking class can sign up upon arrival on a first-come first-served basis. The event is open to anyone; families and pets are welcome, and there will be a first aid station on site.

Rain date June 11. More information to follow.

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
Jun
9
8:30 pm20:30

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event.  Sign up here

HORIZONS IN NATURE - Art & Poetry
Jun
4
3:00 pm15:00

HORIZONS IN NATURE - Art & Poetry

  • Vass Farmstead Barn

Horizons in Nature - Art & Poetry
Supporters of Ridge and Valley Conservancy will gather to honor the efforts of the past 25 years and focus on the future with a retrospective Art & Poetry Show. The event will take place at the Vass House Barn, set on the historic Vass Farmstead in Hardwick, NJ, from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.
Art students from surrounding colleges and schools will join with established artists and poets to present readings and share their visions of the area’s natural environment. Included in the program will be award winning Poet, Robert Carnevale, and nationally known Photographer, Douglas Peterson. Local artists and writers will round out the exhibit along with work from Paulinskill River Photography and student work. 

 

Spring Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Jun
4
Jun 25

Spring Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

  • White Lake Park

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 8:30 am. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat.  $20 Donation, sign up here

Bird Walk around White Lake
May
28
8:00 am08:00

Bird Walk around White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Join Trustee RVC Sharon Wander at the height of songbird migration to see (and hear!) the colorful visiting and breeding birds that thrive in the many hospitable habitats around White Lake. Wear good walking shoes. This is a FREE event.  (Photo of an Indigo Bunting). Event will be held weather permitting. Please check our website or Facebook for weather cancellations.
Sign up here

 

A Mindful Walk
May
27
9:00 am09:00

A Mindful Walk

  • White Lake Park

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
May
10
8:00 pm20:00

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Join us for a moon light paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event.  (Moonrise @ 7:53 pm). Sign up here

Sip and Art Soirees
Apr
28
Jun 2

Sip and Art Soirees

  • Hardwick, NJ

Sip and Art Soirees will start up again on April 28th! This year's sessions will focus on landscape painting. Sessions will be held every other Friday, on 4/28, 5/12, 5/26 and 6/2. Cost of this program is $60. (If you are interested you may also want to check out the free landscape painting lecture on April 14, details on this above.)
Sign up here

Volunteering: Trail Marking
Apr
23
9:30 am09:30

Volunteering: Trail Marking

  • Frelinghuysen Elementary School

Volunteers needed to help with boundary marking at the Gnome Hollow Preserve in Frelinghuysen. Meet at the Frelinghuysen Elementary School. Contact us at (908) 362 7989 for more information. New to volunteering? Sign up here to receive regular information. 

Landscape Painting Lecture
Apr
14
7:00 pm19:00

Landscape Painting Lecture

  • Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Join local artists Suzanne Montgomery for a FREE art lecture. The Landscape, like other art genres, is a vehicle for personal expression and tells us much about the moment in time in which we are living. In this free lecture we will take a look at the way artists have approached landscape painting and what they reveal about moments in cultural history. This is a FREE event.
Sign up here

 

COMEDY NIGHT AT BLAIR ACADEMY
Mar
18
8:00 pm20:00

COMEDY NIGHT AT BLAIR ACADEMY

  • Blair Academy

Join comedians Johnny Lampert and Sherry Davey, two of the country's premier comedians, for a night of laughter at Blair Academy's Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts in Blairstown. The event will benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy's conservation efforts to preserve critical land within the region. This year RVC is focusing on preserving habitat for the state-endangered bobcat.
Ticket Purchase Here
Check Payments call (908) 362 7989 or send us an e-mail

 

Wildlife Photography Exhibit at Romano Gallery, Blair Academy
Mar
13
Mar 18

Wildlife Photography Exhibit at Romano Gallery, Blair Academy

  • Blair Academy

The Photography Exhibit displays work by Blair Students and Paulinskill River Photography. Photo of Alaska bear courtesy by Blair Academy Junior Michael Uglum. This is a FREE event. The Romano Gallery is open to the public from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Volunteering: Trail Marking
Mar
5
11:00 am11:00

Volunteering: Trail Marking

  • Givens Belet Legion Post

Volunteers needed to help with trail clearing at the Limestone Ridge Preserve in Blairstown. Meet at the rear of the parking lot at the Givens-Belet American Legion Post, (County Road 521) in Blairstown. Contact us at (908) 362 7989 for more information. New to volunteering? Sign up here to receive regular information. 

Volunteering: Boundary Marking
Feb
12
11:00 am11:00

Volunteering: Boundary Marking

  • Hardwick Township

Volunteers needed to help with boundary marking at the Birch Ridge Ravine Preserve in Hardwick. Meet in the parking lot of Hardwick Town Hall. Contact us at (908) 362 7989 with any questions. New to volunteering? Sign up here to receive regular information.

Winter Botany Plant Walk at White Lake
Feb
4
10:00 am10:00

Winter Botany Plant Walk at White Lake

  • White Lake Park

Who needs a field guide to the flowers—plants are just as interesting and beautiful in winter as well! Join RVC Trustee Sharon Wander on a ramble along the trails at White Lake Park to learn how to identify all that brown stuff out there.  Meet at the main parking lot on Rt. 521. This is a FREE event. Sign up here