​​​​​Upcoming Programs

 

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PROGRAM INFORMATION


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

                                                  
SEPTEMBER
  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, September 7, 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. 

  • REMARKABLE REPTILES
    Saturday, September 14, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Uncover the truth about some of the world’s most misunderstood animals—reptiles! Learn about the characteristics that make reptiles so unique and discover the important roles they play in our environment. Participants will get to meet some of the nature center’s reptile ambassadors up close!

  • ARCHERY OPEN RANGE
    Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) 
    **Prerequisite: Must have completed Archery for Beginners**
    Here is the chance to improve those new-found archery skills! This practice session allows participants to work on precision and accuracy with a compound bow. Equipment is provided.

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, September 28, 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.

OCTOBER
  • DEER & RAPTOR WALK
    Saturday, October 5, 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!

  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, October 12, 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.

  • OKEEHEELEE OWL PROWL
    Friday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. 
    Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
    Visit the nature center after hours and meet a few of their resident nocturnal creatures and learn more about animals that prowl the forest at night! Look for wildlife on a sunset hike and make s’mores around the campfire!

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, October 26, 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.​