• Hawks Over the Hudson

    “Hawks Over the Hudson”

    On Sunday, October 7th, State Line Lookout in Alpine, in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey, will host Hawks Over the Hudson.” To be held rain or shine from 12 to 4 PM, the program features live birds of prey presented by the Delaware Valley Raptor Center at 1 and 2:30 PM. Between the programs, visitors can chat with the presenters, and to enjoy activities and exhibits presented by some of the member organizations of the Nature Program Cooperative. The program is free and open to all, with no advance registration required to attend.

    For more information: 201 768-1360 ext. 108. Free.


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  • October After-School Classes 3rd-6th Gr.

    Bones, Bats and Black Cats

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals
    and mythical creatures. 

    Please dress for the weather.


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  • October After-School Classes 1st & 2nd Gr.

    Bones, Bats and Black Cats

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals
    and mythical creatures. 

    Please dress for the weather.


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  • October After-School Classes Pre-K – K

    Bones, Bats and Black Cats

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals
    and mythical creatures. 

    Please dress for the weather.


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  • Bats! Bats! Bats!

    SPECIAL PROGRAM

    Throughout the world, bats have been misunderstood and persecuted, causing a serious decline in the bat population. The program "BATS, BATS, BATS!" was established to bring this matter to the public's attention. Find out why bats are now being protected because of their vital role in virtually every environment on earth, and learn, for example, about their importance in insect maintenance and rainforest regeneration.

    Program delivered by "New Jersey's own BATMAN" http://www.njbatman.com/

    Sunday, October 7th at 2 PM

    Suggested donation of $5 per person for non-members and $3 per person for members. Light refreshments will be served.


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  • All About Mushrooms

    From Field to Table

    You will not want to miss this captivating and fascinating program: Naturalist Marc Gussen has offered it often over the years, and always has had a great response. Come learn about mushrooms, their role in the forest...and in the kitchen! 


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  • Goodbye to Summer Hike

    Before the Big Chill

    Come visit the Nature Center and join us for a hike along our trails.

    Enjoy our woods as Summer turns to Autumn!

    Watch Facebook and www.closternaturecenter.org for any changes.

    To add to your calendar click HERE. 


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  • September After-School Classes 3rd-6th Gr.

    Let’s Take A Hike

    Come explore the trails of the Nature Center. See the sights, meet the animals and have some fun outside this September!

    Children will go outside sprinkle or shine. Please dress for the weather.


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  • September After-School Classes 1st-2nd Gr.

    Let’s Take A Hike

    Come explore the trails of the Nature Center. See the sights, meet the animals and have some fun outside this September!

    Children will go outside sprinkle or shine. Please dress for the weather.


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  • September After-School Classes Pre-K to K

    Let’s Take A Hike

    Come explore the trails of the Nature Center. See the sights, meet the animals and have some fun outside this September!

    Children will go outside sprinkle or shine. Please dress for the weather.


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  • June After-School Classes 3rd-6th Gr.

    Pond Life

    This month’s after-school program will focus on pond animals. 

    Who lives in the pond, and why? Come find out!
    We will spend as much time outside as possible, so please dress for the weather.


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