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Turtle Back Zoo Family Nights This Summer

Essex County, New Jersey's Turtle Back Zoo will be hosting Family Nights every Wednesday between 6/29 and 8/31. Family Nights will include extended hours until 8:00 pm and offer fun, affordable summer evenings.

During these special evenings, families can enjoy discounted admission rates, dinner specials from the Zoo Café and live music from area acts. Best of all, families can share this fun with all of the animals of the zoo.

Premier of WGCU Curious Kids TV Show

Curious Kids is a new show was launched this spring by WGCU in Florida with the mission of teaching children about the interconnectedness of our world. Songwriter/Environmental Educator, Rosie Emery, was part of the development team.

Watch the premier episode of Curious Kids - Around and Around:

NWF: Kids Who Spend Time Outdoors are More Healthy

A short video from the National Wildlife Federation describing new research about why kids should spend time outdoors.

Becoming an Outdoor Family in Vermont

The University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources are jointly offering their 14th annual Becoming an Outdoor Family program on June 3rd through 5th at Stillwater State Park. The program is designed to promote environmental conservation and to provide families with a basic understanding of safety and fun in the outdoors.

Memorial Day Sheep Shearing at Turtle Back Zoo