• Deer Exclosures

    With the Borough's support, and tremendous dedication from almost three dozen hard workers, installation of fencing for three deer exclusion sites is complete! Seven CNC trail maintenance volunteers, Dr. Jay Kelly and 6 students from Raritan Valley Community College, plus 20 young people from the Closter Nature Center Summer Program,

  • Forest Stewardship Project

    Starting in 2015, the Closter Nature Center (CNC) Board undertook a long-term project to assess the health of its 136-acre site of forested wetlands. Soon after, a forest stewardship study was conducted by New Jersey Audubon for the CNC which has served as a baseline for further study and recommendations

  • Plants of the CNC

    Zach Weiss' Senior Service project at Northern Valley Demarest, Class of 2017 included documentation of plants in the nature center including, poison ivy and several invasive species. 

  • New Bridge, November 2016

    An aging bridge spanning a stream at the Closter Nature Center has been replaced with a new and sturdier one thanks to a grant from Whole Foods and volunteers of the NY/NJ Trail Conference and Nature Center.

  • Forest Stewardship Study

    A forest stewardship study was conducted by New Jersey Audubon to assess the health of the Closter Nature Center’s forest.