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This 45-acre township-owned property offers a stream, forest, meadow, network of trails and a community nature center. They are ideal for you, your family or a school field trip.  We are located at 481 Drexel Avenue, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648.

The “Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center” is a community volunteer organization.   Please join us,we need your help and support!

For more information about the Lawrence Nature Center,  please contact the Lawrence Township Recreation Department at 609-844-7067,  go to www. lawrencetwp.com   or email lawrencenaturecenter@gmail.com


  • LNC Calendar
  • Download the Lawrence Nature Center Brochure.
  • Site Map and Information
    See the Brochure for a map of the Nature Center and Drexel Woods including trails.
  • Programs for all Ages
    Check announcements for upcoming events!
  • Download the Nature Coloring Book for a funfilled activity to enjoy nature and wildlife.
  • Where to Hike in Lawrence
    Use the guide to find local hiking trails.


The Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center (FLNC) meet at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at the Nature Center. Please call the Lawrence Township Recreation Department at 609-844-7067 for schedule changes.

The LNC Education Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Lawrence Nature Center. Check the attached for updates and details.

You can also reach the Friends of the Lawrence Nature Center and the LNC Education Committee by emailing: lawrencenaturecenter@gmail.com


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Board of directors

2016-2017 OFFICERS 
Pamela H. Mount, President 
David Bosted, Vice President 
Linda Townsend, Treasurer 
John Gaskins, Secretary 

2016-2017 Board Members
Teresita Bastides‐Heron
Nicholas  Bosted
Ann Demarais
John M. Dix
Virginia Tomat


Nancy Bergen , Superintendent of Recreation
Jeffrey Radice, Recreation Leader

JULY 2017

What will your family be discovering this summer?

Tuesdays are family night at the Lawrence nature center (see flyer).



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