Annual Meeting of the
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association
Monday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Flat Rock Brook Nature Association which will be held on September 17th at our Nature Center headquarters at 443 Van Nostrand Avenue. The agenda includes the election of new trustees, proposed bylaw revisions and a review of the past year. The Annual Meeting will be followed by the first organizational meeting of the 2018-2019 Board of Trustees. Refreshments will be served.
Flat Rock Nights
Full Moon Howl "Hunters Moon"
Wednesday, October 24 7:00 - 8:30 p.m
What can you see by the light of the full "Hunter's Moon" at Flat Rock Brook? Why does the moon change shape? Come on a nighttime hike and find out. We'll do activities to test how sharp your senses are in the dark and search for signs of nocturnal life. The hike will be followed by hot chocolate and classic ghost stories! Perfect for this spooky time of year. Bring a flashlight.
For families with children 10+
Reservations required: call (201) 567-1265 to reserve your space!
SUEZ North America Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to Flat Rock Brook to support our watershed program for the 2018/19 school year. The program reaches 7th graders at the Upper School in Englewood Cliffs school district.
The Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund has once again committed to support Flat Rock Brook's Environmental Education Program through a grant of $5,500. Flat Rock Brook has a long history of producing quality environmental education programming. We have been teaching children and the public about nature and related topics for nearly 45 years. Last year, we reached over 5,100 participants with the message of the value of the natural world and their power to protect it.
Our environmental education program offers onsite field trips and outreach that serve approximately 40 area schools from nearly thirty separate municipalities in New Jersey and New York. Flat Rock Brook also offers a highly popular summer nature day camp. Public programs on a variety of natural history subjects are also available and open to the general public. Our experienced staff, including an education director and staff naturalist, manages a team of volunteer trail guides that assist in delivering programs to students each year.
Flat Rock Brook thanks the Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund for its ongoing support that helps make this important program available to the community.