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Welcome

video water playFlat Rock Brook is a 150-acre nature preserve and environmental education center in Englewood, NJ, just two miles from the George Washington Bridge. Visit our 3.6 miles of self-guided forested hiking trails that lead to a cascading stream, wetlands, pond and meadows. Register for one of our environmental programs for schools or the public and learn about our natural world. Come explore and learn with us!

 

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Summer Camp

summercamp5Summer Nature Day Camp offers hands-on discovery and adventure for children ages pre-K to seventh grade. Explore the forest, pond, and meadow through nature activities, crafts, and games.

Each age group focuses on a specific nature theme through hikes, games, crafts, stories, and experiments. For the best learning experience, each group is kept small with 10-15 children.

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Public Program

New Jersey's Changing Climate- May 25

David Robinson, New Jersey's State Climatologist from Rutgers University will present New Jersey's Changing Climate at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center.  Eight of New Jersey’s 12 warmest years in the past 112 have occurred since 1990.  This presentation will bring the issue of global climate variability and change home to the Garden State, answering questions as to the whys and wherefores of climate variability and where conditions may be headed.  

 

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New Program: Adopt-a-Raptor

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One of Flat Rock Brook's most popular exhibits is our aviary where we house 6 birds of prey that are all unable to be released into the wild.  Their home is now Flat Rock Brook, where our staff provides the care that they need.  Our birds act as animal ambassadors and help us teach thousands of people each year about protecting and respecting wildlife.  Help support our special birds!  Various adoption levels allow our supporters to provide food, enrichment, and enclosure maintenance for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year.  Each level offers different benefits, such as a photo and certificate of adoption for your raptor or even a meet and greet!  Choose your raptor today!  
Visit Flat Rock Brook Adopt-a-Raptor to adopt and learn more.

Flat Rock Brook wants to recognize and extend a big "thanks" to our first adopters!
Hero Level:  Rosa & Isabella Diaz     Champion Level:  Jennifer Ghahari
Caregiver Level:  Lily & Beatric Gee & Esma Yetmez   Friend: Captain Andy's Adventure Hour & Stephanie Seymour

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Annual Gala

 

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Flat Rock Brook's Annual Recognition Dinner & Auction
May 16, 2017

Flat Rock Brook hosts its annual Recognition Dinner each May to honor outstanding volunteers, community leaders and corporate partners for their generous commitment of time, talent and long-standing contributions to our preserve.

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Flat Rock Brook was founded in 1973 by a group of volunteers and concerned citizens with the foresight ...

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Flat Rock Brook offers a variety of opportunities to connect with and appreciate nature throughout the ...

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Flat Rock Brook offers year-round programming for children, adults and families. We provide environmental ...

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Flat Rock Brook Nature Center is a 150-acre preserve and education center on the western slope of the ...

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Flat Rock Brook Nature Center relies on the dedication of hundreds of volunteers to accomplish its goals. We ...

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  Enjoy our Nature Center Our center is the hub for our educational exhibits, educational programs ...

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