​​​​​Upcoming Programs

 

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PROGRAM INFORMATION


  • Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted).

  • NEW PROCESS FOR REGISTERING/PAYING FOR PROGRAMS
    All programs taking place in August and later, will require payment at the time of registration/reservation online or in person. You can get a head start by clicking here and creating your login in the upper right corner of the page.​​

  • TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
    Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

    In Person - Visit the nature center during operating hours.


Weekly Programs

Reptile Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations needed)
Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.

Owl Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations needed)
Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.
 
Snake Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
Fridays, 3:30 p.m.

JULY
  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, July 6, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this two-hour program. Equipment is provided. ​

  • FLORIDA NATIVES
    Saturday, July 13, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Learn all about Florida’s native wildlife during a presentation that will incorporate fascinating biofacts and a variety of live animals.

  • JUNIOR NATURALIST WETLANDS
    Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. 
    Ages 8-12, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    In this Jr. Naturalist program, participants will learn about the different types of wetlands, why they’re important, the issues facing them, and how to help them. Participants will meet some aquatic animals that live at the nature center and go on a walk to two different types of wetlands, keeping an eye out for birds and investigate what is living in the water!​

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, July 27, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
    Go on a FREE guided nature walk through the pine flatwoods ecosystem and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in the local community.

AUGUST
  • RAPTOR CHAPTER
    Saturday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. 
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    This program provides a special up-close and personal experience with the birds of prey living at the nature center. Learn about their unique adaptations and behaviors and find out what to do to help raptors in the wild. 

  • DEER & RAPTOR WALK
    Saturday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    Go on a “behind the scenes” tour of the deer and raptor compounds to see the animals up close and learn about these unique creatures! 

  • OWL YOGA 
    Saturday, August 17, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 12+, $15/participant (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a 60-minute slow yoga class while experiencing the peaceful vibes of the nature center’s resident owls as they gaze from their perches! The class will incorporate owl facts and owl-inspired movements, and will allow time for questions and photos at the end.

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, August 24, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
    Go on a FREE guided nature walk through the pine flatwoods ecosystem and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in the local community.

  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this two-hour program. Equipment is provided. Space is limited.​