Links... to Everywhere!
Click on the links to see what programs are being offered at nearby nature centers! Then move on to local, state-wide, and national environmental organizations. Or click on Fun Sprouts (below) for fun family activities in Bergen and Rockland Counties.
|Natural Places of Interest near Demarest Nature Center||Closter Nature Center
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave.
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood, NJ, (201) 567-1265
PO Box 155, Alpine, NJ
McFaul Environmental Center
Crescent Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ
Palisades Interstate Park, New Jersey section
Natural Places of Interest
In New Jersery
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
New Jersey Meadowlands
Meadowlands Environment Center
Liberty State Park
Web Sites Related to
Environmental Issues in NJ
Liberty State Park Development
There's No Need to Release Butterflies - They're Already Free
Give your unwanted technology new life.
NJ Environmental Organizatons
Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE)
DEP Division of Fish, Game, & Wildlife
Delaware Valley Raptor Center
Excellent information about hawk rehabilitation and natural history in north-west NJ.
National Audubon in NJ
New Jersey Audubon Society
North Jersey Group, NJ Sierra Club
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Guide to hiking in the area
The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey
The Raptor Trust
Non-releaseable birds on view for the public, programs, and excellent bird rehabilitation center in central NJ.
National Environmental Organizations
Center for Coastal Studies
National Wildlife Federation
North American Butterfly Association
Great Butterfly Information, they have a New Jersey Chapter
Can send action alerts regarding local, regional and national environmental issues
The Nature Conservancy
Purchases property in order to protect vital habitats
Fun and Informative
Envionmental Health Information Services,
Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the DHHS-National Toxicology Program.
lists fun activities for families in the Northern NJ and Rockland
How-to Report Dead Birds
Protocols for having dead birds tested for West Nile Virus. You will need to work with the local health department.
Lyme Disease and Tickborne Diseases
Department of Health & Senior Services
Center for Disease Control
Lyme Disease Network
Reptile and Amphibian Information
Space Weather News
Sat., Sept. 21:
Trial of the Trails 2013!
5k and Fun Run, Rain or Shine
Two races on the trails of the beautiful Demarest Nature Center. The Trail Fun Run (1-mile) is open to ages 6 and up, including adults. The 5K Trail Run (3.1-mile), which includes all but one trail on the DNC's 55 acres, is for ages 9 and up, including adults. Wakelee Field Playground, registration is at 8:00 am, rain or shine. Registration forms can be downloaded here: Trail Run Registration (PDF).
Fun-Run Map (PDF)
5K-Run Map (PDF)
Sat., Oct. 12
Craft Show at Oktoberfest, Duck Pond, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The happiest day of the year in Demarest! Excellent crafts for sale, German and Korean food, canoe rides, inflatable rides for the little kids, etc. Rain date Oct. 19.
See the winning
The winning photos from the 2012 DNCA Photo Contest are online: click here for photo gallery.
Download the April Recycling Update [4mb PDF].
Household Hazardous Waste Collecting for Bergen County
Visit www.bcua.org for hazardous waste collection dates and locations, and safely get rid of paints, solvents, and old batteries.