9/16/2012: New Jersey Wild Outdoor Expo - Colliers Mills WMA
The New Jersey Wild Outdoor Expo celebrates the state's bountiful natural resources and rich outdoor heritage. The event will held on September 15 and 16 in 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, Ocean County. The Expo is an annual event which is free of charge and takes place rain or shine.
The Wild Outdoor Expo is hosted by the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife, Division of Parks and Forestry, the Green Acres Program and the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey. The event also has several sponsors, and exhibitors and vendors from the field of outdoor recreation will be on site. Food vendors will also participate; you are welcome to bring and enjoy your own in the picnic tent.
The Expo helps people connect with the natural world by providing a unique blend of conservation information, education and hands-on opportunities to learn outdoor skills and activities. Numerous environmental and conservation exhibits, demonstrations and seminars are planned for the weekend. Visitors can learn about, and try, a wide array of activities including fishing, hiking, shooting sports, kayaking, camping skills, rock climbing, wildlife watching and much more.
Activities will include..
* Camping Skills
* Fish and Wildlife Exhibits
* Forestry Stewardship Demos
* Historical Encampment
* Hunting Dogs
* Hunting/Trapping Instruction
* Kayaking for Beginners
* Much More!
Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area is located in Ocean County, New Jersey. The WMA is a great example of NJ Pine Barrens habitat and provides a range of natural habitat pitch pine and scrub oak forests, swamps and lakes. Colliers Mill Lake and S