School of Continuing Education
& Professional Development

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    School Field Trips

    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! Click for Brochure and Booking Form

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    Fun Birthday Parties

    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. Click for Flyer and Booking Form

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    Visitor Pavilion

    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.

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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!

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    ISA Certified Arborist

    Enjoy nature as you learn and apply its wonders to your household and lifestyle! Grow your own food organically, attract pollinators to your backyard, expand your choices of landscape plants, improve the appearance, productivity and value of your property. The Environmental Center offers you the opportunity of becoming a Professional Certified Arborist by preparing you for the ISA Arborist Certification Exam. All our instructors are recognized experts in the field and are prestigious professional in their field of expertise with numerous years of experience and verifiable line of work. Click for Brochure.