New Jersey DEP’s Free ‘WILD Outdoor Expo’ Set for Sept. 13 and 14 2014

NJ WILD Outdoor Expo
NJ WILD Outdoor Expo
New Jersey Fish and Game
New Jersey Fish and Game

Trenton, NJ –-( The 5th annual NJ WILD Outdoor Expo, a celebration of the state's bountiful natural resources and rich outdoor heritage, is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 13 and 14 2014.

At the Expo the public will be offered a welcoming hand to the state's great outdoor venues and experiences.

The Expo, to be held rain or shine at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, will include classes, lessons, demonstrations and exhibits on a host of outdoor activities. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

A host of environmental and conservation exhibits, demonstrations and seminars are planned. Participants, ranging from avid outdoorsmen to novice adventurers of all ages, can learn about and try a wide variety of activities at the Expo. Included will be fishing, kayaking, camping skills, rock climbing, wildlife watching, shooting sports, geocaching and plenty more. Many of the free activities and programs offered can also help to fulfill Boy Scout and Girl Scout badge requirements. The complete list of free scout badge activities at this event can be found on the event website.

For more information, view the NJ DEP news release at; for directions to the Colliers Mills WMA and more information, including a video tour of the Expo and a complete listing of 2014 programs, visit:

Please note that the Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center will be closed the Expo weekend. See for visitation information.

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