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Family Nature Club: Nature Adventurers

October 2, 2022 1:00 pm
October 2, 2022 3:00 pm
Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, South Mountain Reservation and Reservoir, or other local Natural Areas   View map
973-731-5800 ext. 103


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Join us to play and learn with TBZ’s very own

Family Nature Club!

Family Nature Club (FNC) is all about discovering the world, and playing WITH nature, not just IN nature.  Experience the sounds, smells, and sights of the outdoors with FNC as we explore our natural heritage within Essex County’s parks.  We offer two different kinds of FNC Programs to our community: one focused on exploration (Nature Guardians), the other on service (Nature Guardians).

See below for more details about FNC and what it’s all about.  Family Nature Club does not include zoo admission and does not always meet at TBZ.  You will receive detailed instructions if we plan to not meet at the zoo.


Fall 2022 Dates and Themes!

  • Woodland Wanderers: Sunday, September 18, 10am-12pm
  • World Rivers Day:  Sunday, September 25, 10am-12pm
  • World Habitat Day:  Sunday, October 2, 1pm to 3pm
  • Autumn Artists:  Sunday, October 16, 1pm to 3pm
  • Spooky Snacks and Tricky Trees:  Sunday, October 30, 1pm to 3pm
  • National Take a Hike Day:  Sunday, November 13, 1pm to 3pm

Location subject to change depending on weather and trail conditions, please check your email 2-3 days before the event for an update on this. If you need further directions, please email

To Register for Nature Adventurer Programs:  Click Here

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