WE ARE NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Wildlife emergencies & visitors are accepted by appointment only. Please call or text 973-800-2420.


After the long COVID hiatus, our Wildlife and Environmental Education classes will soon be available again for kindergarteners through college students and adults at our Crooked Schoolhouse Learning Center! Students will have the opportunity for enhanced learning about wildlife through:

• Participating in educational nature walks on our 120 acres of preserved forest and farmland
• H
ands-on conservation projects
• Lectures by instructors and experts in the field
• Learning the importance of wildlife rehabilitation by observing licensed ARWS wildlife rehabbers at work

Our wildlife curriculum will provide students with a greater appreciation of wildlife conservation and environmental biodiversity, while also learning to be greater stewards of their environment. To learn more, please sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page or contact our Director, Kelly Simonetti at kelly@antler-ridge.com.

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Visit our Lesson Plan page for informative guides and fun facts about local New Jersey wildlife.

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Learn more about conservation programs at our sanctuary and tours offered on our 120 acres of preserved forest and farmland.

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2022 education opportunities from STEM and NJSLS, to college internships for animal studies, wildlife management and more.

ARWS Wildlife Friendly Backyard Program


Coming in 2022: Adult-based education program providing an overview of invasive and native plants, and wildlife friendly yards.