• River Birch Planting Project

    River Birch Planting Project, Fall 2022 Birch Trees for Planting Bulldozer moving trees into position. (photo courtesy: Joel Rudin) Ruts from bulldozer. (photo courtesy: Joel Rudin) Birch Trees for Planting Backhoe used to make holes for planting. (photo courtesy: Joel Rudin) Naturalist Marc Gussen with planting crew. (photo courtesy: Joel

  • Fishing Pads

    (The following was written by Tom Golodik, Closter Nature Center Trail Chairperson during construction of our new fishing pads) Walkers around Ruckman Pond at the Closter Nature Center may be wondering why nine new large stones have been placed just off the shoreline on the side of the pond across

  • Trail Naming

    The Closter Nature Center's hardworking angels, Mary & Gay Mayer, seen here by the pond at the newly installed sign in their honor. CNC Director and Naturalist Marc Gussen built and installed the new sign.  Photos courtesy of Trustee Susan McTigue.     

  • Eagle Scout Project

    Eagle Scout Patrick Lee, surrounded by his fellow scouts and leaders, holds a check he presented to the Closter Nature Center as a result of his bridge construction project.

  • 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.