Environmental Center

School of Continuing Education & Professional Development


Features

  • Image of trees

    This program is designed to aid arborists and laypersons in gaining and/or enhancing their knowledge of soil management, species identification, workplace safety, tree biology and pruning concepts. Click for additional information.

  • Visitor Pavilion exterior

    This new state-of-the-art facility is completely "off the grid" utilizing solar panels, a composting toilet, rain water collection and other features that make it a showcase for over 10,000 visitors each year. Guests now have a wonderful meeting place where they can learn about the technology and techniques that reduce our carbon footprint and help to preserve the environment for future generations.

  • School bus, children, and environmental center sign

    Teachers! Bring your students to our Nature Adventure Tours for a fun, hands-on, environmentally-based field trip in our nine-acre nature preserve. All programs follow the Sunshine State Science Standards. Space is limited so contact us early to reserve your spot!

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  • Fun birthday parties showing animals

    Have a birthday party your kids will never forget as they meet face-to-face with our resident reptiles and amphibians and explore our pristine 9-acre nature preserve.

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Second Saturdays

Come join us every second Saturday for Nature Days at the Environmental Center. Each month has a different theme, hosted by one of our resident naturalists, with activities, demonstrations, and talks. This is a perfect way to spend some time outdoors with your family!

LEED Certified - Platinum

Did you know that our visitor pavilion is designed to LEED Platinum standards, making it one of very few school buildings in Florida to achieve this standard?