Can't come to the Tenafly Nature Center? Through our TNC to Go Adult Speakers Bureau, we offer a variety of presentations and programs that can be brought to your location and tailored for your particular organization.
All Tenafly Nature Center staff are experienced public speakers and experts in their field. We offer interesting and lively presentations for all group sizes. Appropriate for any adult audience, including meetups, senior groups, special needs facilities, service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions), garden clubs, college classes, professional organizations, homeowners associations and non-profits, we offer something special for your next meeting.
These programs are designed to be taught at your location.
If a subject of interest to you does not appear below, please contact the Education Director for more information on how we can design programs to reinforce your curriculum.
60-Minute Individual Class
|1st Program (NJ & NY)||$200||$350|
|1st Program (NYC boroughs)||$325*||$475*|
Host organization must provide electrical source and screen
Apple Cider Making (September-November Only)
Learn about the differences between vegetables and fruits and use an old-fashioned screw press to make and sample fresh apple cider. In the process, participants learn about the history of the cider making from colonial times to the present. This program is only available if your organization has wheelchair accessible transportation available for our cider press.
Bats of NJ
Discover the fiction, folklore, and facts about Bats and learn what Bats live in New Jersey. Discover how dogs and bathtubs are more dangerous as we discuss some of the amazing adaptations of bats and how they can make our lives better.
Although they look cute and cuddly black bears are an animal that demands respect and space. Discover how this large mammal has adapted as people have moved into their neighborhoods and what impacts they have had here in New Jersey.
Discover how various creatures are shaped or colored to blend into their surroundings. Meet live animals that survive by using this technique and see how well you can spot the un-spottable!
Creatures of the Night
Do you know if you are nocturnal, diurnal, or crepuscular? Join educators from the Tenafly Nature Center and find out! Through live animal demonstrations, learn about local species that inhabit the dark. From owls to opossums, learn about the amazing adaptations creatures possess to roam the nighttime landscape.
Maple Sugaring (February-March Only)
Learn how to identify a maple tree and the history of maple sugaring in North America. Discover how technology has changed the way sap has been gathered over the centuries as we demonstrate both Native American and colonial syrup-making techniques outdoors. We challenge participants to try to distinguish between corn syrup and 100% maple syrup by taste alone.