Home of the Hoffman Center for Conservation and Environmental Education
11 Hardscrabble Road, P.O. Box 693, Bernardsville, Nj 07924
Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. / Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (908) 766-5787 / Fax: (908) 766-7775 / Bird Hotline: (908) 766-2661
AT SCHERMAN-HOFFMAN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Office is open Tuesday to Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 12 to 5. Trails are open 7 days, dawn to 5:00 p.m. (park in the Scherman lot if visiting Mondays or before 9:00 a.m. other days).
VISIT the Hoffman Center for Conservation and Environmental Education.
SHOP our nature store. We are the area's best source for binoculars, spotting scopes, bird seed, feeders, field guides, natural history books, and nature gifts.
WATCH our state-of-the-art feeding station.
HIKE our 3 miles of trails. LEARN from our educational materials, exhibits, and expert naturalists. In addition to the programs and field trips listed below, we offer group programs and tours for schools, scouts, clubs, and other organizations by reservation at least 2 weeks ahead. We also offer a wide variety of lectures and slide programs for club meetings and special events. Please call for more information and the fee schedule for these programs.
Whether you register for programs by mail or phone, please be sure to provide the following information: Your name, address, phone, and e-mail; dates and titles of program(s) you are registering for;
Name and phone of an emergency contact; and whether you will get instructions from the Web site or will need them mailed.
Program Registration Information: Checks should be made payable to NJAS and sent to P.O. Box 693, Bernardsville, N) 07924, or brought to the Hoffman Nature Center during open hours. Indicate which program(s)you are registering for, and please be sure to include your name, address, and phone number in case we need to contact you. It is also possible to register by phoning us during office hours; please have your credit card ready. Pre-paid registration ensures a place and is required for all trips. Walk-ins are possible for in-house programs at the Hoffman Nature Center if not full. No refunds except in case of cancellation by us. No cancellation for bad weather unless specifically stated. For Field Trip Directions go to (www.njaudubon.org/Centers/ Scherman), or directions can be mailed on request.
HOFFMAN CENTER CLOSED Thursday, November 25
Thanksgiving Friday and Saturday, December 24 and 25
Christmas Eve and Day Saturday, January 1
New Year's Day
CLASSIC FIELD TRIPS
The best sites, the best leaders. Collectively, our Classic Field Trips sample all New Jersey birding has to offer, not to mention botany, mammals, and other aspects of natural history. Bird checklists will be provided; results from past Classic Field Trips are posted on our Web site. Bring lunch, binocs, appropriate clothes and footgear, and sunscreen.