• Newsletter — October, 2018

    >>October Events and Activities –>October After-School Classes:  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. Pre-K and K - Tuesdays - 9th - 16th – 23rd 1st and 2nd Gr. - Wednesdays - 10th

  • Newsletter — September, 2018

    >>September Events and Activities –>Forest Stewardship Update     During the summer, the Forest Stewardship team has been sporadically busy in the forest, despite the very wet weather.  Rutgers graduate students have completed spring and summer assessments of vegetation in their 6 study plots scattered throughout the Nature Center.  Three of

  • Newsletter — June, 2018

    JUNE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES –>JUNE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: 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. Pk-K : Tuesdays, June  5th and 12th  1st and 2nd: Wednesdays,

  • Newsletter — May, 2018

    MAY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES –>SPRING BIRDING EXPERIENCE: Saturday, May 5th 8:00- 10:00 AM Come join the "early birds" at the Nature Center cabin from 8:00 to 10:00 Saturday morning, May 5th, for a birding adventure with Naturalist Nancy Slowik.  While seasoned birders are welcome, no experience is required. A pair

  • Newsletter — April, 2018

    APRIL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIESTHE SOUP SUPPER  IS BACK! April 15th 5-7 PM One of our most popular events, the Soup Supper has brought members and friends together for more than 30 years. A great variety of homemade soups and breads is our speciality. You get a bowl and spoon to

  • Newsletter — March, 2018

    MARCH EVENTS AND CLASSES “Last Chance Winter Hike” March 18that 2 PM Come one, come all! Layer up your winter clothes and join us for an afternoon forest adventure. With no leaves on the trees, finding wildlife becomes much easier! You never know what you may find around the next

  • Newsletter — February, 2018

    FEBRUARY EVENTS AND CLASSES FEBRUARY AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: Volcanoes! Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again!  This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes! We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather. Kids will make model

  • Newsletter — January, 2018

    JANUARY EVENTS AND CLASSES Hardy Volunteers Needed for Tree Survey Workshop January 13th , 1:30 -3:30 PM Ever wanted to learn more about the trees in our Nature Center? We are looking for a few volunteers willing to participate in a workshop followed by a tree survey in the woods.   The workshop

  • Newsletter — December, 2017

    DECEMBER EVENTS AND CLASSES   ***** A Gift From the Forest ***** Looking for that perfect gift for your special somebody?  How about a legacy of wooded bliss! A place to walk in the woods!  Click --> HERE <-- to purchase the gift of membership in the Closter Nature Center TODAY  

  • Newsletter — November, 2017

    NOVEMBER EVENTS AND CLASSES   *** Annual Membership Drive *** Welcome to our newest members! If you’ve joined our Nature Center in the past six months, we say thanks and hope that you've been enjoying the trails.  For everyone else, it is time to show your support and renew your

  • Newsletter — October, 2017

    OCTOBER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIESOctober After-School Classes: 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. PK and K - Tuesdays - 10th - 17th - 24th 1st and 2nd - Wednesdays - 11th -

  • Newsletter — September, 2017

    SEPTEMBER EVENTS AND CLASSES:  September After-School Programs “Reptiles and Amphibians” This month’s after-school program will explore the world of reptiles and amphibians. This program will be both inside and outside so please dress for the weather. PK and Kindergarten - Tuesdays - 12th - 19th - 26th 1st and 2nd