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
Closter, NJ

Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave.
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood, NJ, (201) 567-1265

Greenbrook Sanctuary
PO Box 155, Alpine, NJ
(201) 768-1360

McFaul Environmental Center
Crescent Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 
(201) 891-5571

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

Hackensack Riverkeeper

Liberty State Park Development

There's No Need to Release Butterflies - They're Already Free

Reconnect Partnership:
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

Sierra Club
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

Backyard Birding--How-to's

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

Lyme Disease
Center for Disease Control

Lyme Disease Network

Reptile and Amphibian Information

Space Weather News


see upcoming
DNCA Events...

April 26th

Spring Nature Walk

Volunteer Day

9:30am departing from the parking lot of the Imaginative Playground. Rain date April 27th.

June 7th

Deadline for Photo Contest submissions, see our website for more info.

June 14th

Breakfast in the Woords, 9am to 11am, Free Food, Live music, Photo Contest Awards, Live Animal Show. Rain date June 15th.


Trial of the Trails 2014! 5k and Fun Run, Rain or Shine

Sat., Oct. 18

Craft Show at Oktoberfest, At The Duck Pond In Demarest, NJ, Saturday October 18, 2014, 10am - 5pm. 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.


Download the April Recycling Update [4mb PDF].

Household Hazardous Waste Collecting for Bergen County

Visit for hazardous waste collection dates and locations, and safely get rid of paints, solvents, and old batteries.