Helping preserve a place for nature in the heart of Gloucester County, NJ

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Keeping the park beautiful!

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What We Do

We are a committee of volunteers supporting Tall Pines State Preserve located in Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA. Our activities include:

  • SPONSORING volunteer projects that enhance the natural beauty and wildlife habitat of the preserve.
  • WORKING with and assisting preserve officials.
  • FACILITATING public awareness and enjoyment of Tall Pines.
  • RAISING FUNDS for the benefit of the Preserve.

Upcoming Events

  • Gloucester County Firefly Festival POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN; NEW TIME IS Sunday, July 22nd, from 8 PM to 9:30 PM. The park is normally closed after dark, but tonight you can see "nature's light show" along with fun, educational activities. A three-quarter mile, self-guided loop trail will be marked out. Free, but pre-registration is requested. See the event brochure for more details.
  • Invasive Species Work Party: Tuesday, July 24th from 6:30 PM to Sunset. During this long summer evening, we need volunteer help to continue removing Bradford pear and oriental bittersweet. These two unneighborly plants are choking out native vegetation at the Preserve. Volunteers should bring clippers, loppers and hand saws.
  • Wildlife Habitat Day at Wheelabrator: Saturday, July 28th, from 9 AM to 12 PM at Wheelabrator Gloucester, 600 US Route 130, Westville, NJ. Join the Friends and other local nature groups to "Discover Pollinators" at the butterfly garden. See the event brochure for more details.
  • Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, August 14th, at 7:00 PM in the Jack C. Sheppard, Sr. Community Center (historic train station), 2 North East Ave., Wenonah, NJ.

Latest News

  • 7/7/2018, Red Trail Now Marked: If you visited Tall Pines in the last month, you may have seen a new set of...(read more)
  • 3/20/2018, Bird Homes For Rent!: In cooperation with the New Jersey Bluebird Society, we recently installe...(read more)
  • 11/3/2017, Dog Owner Responsibilities: Tall Pines State Preserve is a great place for owners to take their dogs an...(read more)
  • 7/17/2017, Prickett Nursery Proposal Withdrawn!: We are pleased to report that the proposal to build 147 homes on the form...(read more)
  • 7/7/2017, Prickett Nursery Development Proposal: We've recently learned that a developer has proposed building 147 new homes...(read more)