Adopt a Raptor for the Naturalist on Your List!
Our family of non-releasable raptors call Flat Rock Brook home. These birds are used to teach thousands of school children and adults about raptors and conservation.
Your adoption will help cover the cost of your bird’s needs, such as food, toys and veterinary visits.
Choose from a variety of options. Your gift may include:
- •Certificate of Adoption
- •Recognition in our newsletter, website and Facebook pages
- •5X7 matted photograph
- •Fact sheet with personal biography
- •Meet & greet with your adopted animal
- •Behind the scenes tour with FRB staff
Adopt a Raptor Today!
Rachel McGovern joins Flat Rock Brook as the Director of Education. Her enthusiasm for the natural world led her into a career as a naturalist through which she focused on connecting children to the environment. She most previously served as the Director of Education for Valley Crest Farm & Preserve in Lebanon, NJ. Rachel earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University where she studied Human Ecology and spent a year as an AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador serving the Millstone River Watershed. Her love of environmental education was realized through the Watershed Ambassador Program, inspiring Rachel to work in the field.
Rachel enjoys hiking, camping, birding and spending time with friends, family and her dog, Libby. An avid music fan, she also enjoys attending concerts by her favorite artists. She is excited to work at Flat Rock Brook and explore the trails at the preserve.
2018 Summer Nature Day Camp Scholarships Awarded!
School is back in session. Memories of summer are fleeting. Hopefully not for the lucky recipients of scholarships to Flat Rock Brook's Summer Nature Day Camp. Our goal is to provide kids with memories that last a lifetime.
Ten lucky local students were awarded scholarships to attend a week-long session at our summer day camp. Students experienced hands-on discovery and adventure in nature through exploration of our pond and forest and through activities, crafts and games. Selection is based on financial need and additional criteria.
2018 scholarships were made possible through the genorosity of:
Philip Ball, Aaron Cooper, Corinne Hoexter, Mr. & Mrs. Allan Millstein, Jeff Russell, and Mr. & Mrs. Dan Simpson
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.