While rich plant and wildlife, NJ is a relatively small state with a diverse environment of beach, coastal, river and wetland ecosystems and with it's vast network interconnected bays, rivers, estuaries and wetlands, this natural treasure is ideal for conservationists to preserve and for wildlife enthusiasts to enjoy.
Richard W. DeKorte Park
One DeKorte Park Plaza
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
The Environment Center is geared toward educating students and the public about the Meadowlands ecosystem and how to protect it for future generations. The offer public programs for all ages as well as for older adults. disabilities
The environmentally themed programs are geared to help people better understand the issues that impact the Meadowlands District's unique urban ecosystem, specific types of wildlife and the greater environment. Live animal demonstrations and presentations on the Meadowlands' history and wetlands underscore the importance of environmental conservation to the public and instill an appreciation of nature in children at a young age.