Please observed recommended social distancing from others while passing other trail users. No Picnicking and spread out along the trails. We have not been able to get out there for 1.5 months to do any trail work, so expect downed trees and other possible obstacles. Please be safe and enjoy the great outdoors.
Rutgers is following the lead of the state of New Jersey in closing state and county parks and has closed the EcoPreserve to try to limit the spread of COVID19. Please respect the closure.
RU students from the RU Outdoors Club and the Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society came out Sunday March 8 2020 to enhance the Orange Trail crossing of Buell Brook with a new set of steps and stepping stones.
The Rutgers EcoPreserve participated in the Smithsonian Institute’s Snapshot USA: a collaboration between researchers from each of the 50 states seeking to capture the diversity of animals across the United States using camera trapping. A network of motion-detector cameras (sometimes referred to as camera traps) were set up across the Ecopreserve during the months of September through October, 2019. A gallery of our favorite images has been compiled from the hundreds of images that were captured. Catch a glimpse of wildlife…