Nature At Night Program To Begin At Scotland Run Park

By: Follow South Jersey Staff

The lake at Scotland Run Park. Photo credit: Scotland Run Park Facebook page.

CLAYTON, N.J. – Gloucester County Parks and Recreation has a new program set up for those who would love to attend the county’s nature programs, but find it hard to fit in their busy daily schedules.

Nature at Night, a program that will feature presentations of images and real animals on display, will begin on Thursday, January 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. athe the Scotland Run Park Nature Center in Clayton.

“Parks and Recreation created a new program designed to expose residents to the beauty of nature,” County Commissioner Director Frank J. DiMarco said in a press release from the county. “Many of our events take place on the weekends or during the day, this program accommodates the schedules of those who can’t always attend our weekly events.”

Nature at Night will be hosted by Michael McGraw, Senior Wildlife Biologist at Resource Environmental Solutions LLC, for a journey through the world of reptiles. 

Nature at Night will be held every third Thursday through April. Additional topics will be announced monthly. 

“Our parks system is a great way to introduce yourself to the nature right here in Gloucester County,” County Commissioner Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Parks and Recreation, stated. “These programs can provide residents with an introduction to the many ecosystems that’s right in their backyards.”

The program is free; however, due to limited space, registration is required. Those who are interested can register by clicking here:

Scotland Run Park Nature Center is located at 980 E. Academy St. in Clayton.

For more information from the Gloucester County Department of Parks and Recreation or for additional information on Nature at Night please visit: or call (856) 251-6710.

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