The Environmental Center at Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus, offers a variety of classes, field trips, and workshops for children and adults in our 9-acre, native nature preserve. The Center features a pristine lake, an endangered pine rockland, hammocks, butterfly gardens, native plantings, an organic garden, and a variety of animals.
Address: 11011 SW 104 ST
Miami, FL 33176
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
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!
The Environmental Center offers you the opportunity to prepare for the ISA Florida Certified Arborist Exam with instructors that are recognized experts in the fields of Arboriculture and Horticulture, with numerous years of experience in the State of Florida. Classes are offered in English during the fall semester and in Spanish during the spring. Becoming a Professional Certified Arborist is the key for an exciting, rewarding and productive career in the field of landscape design, maintenance and tree care. Take this step and increase your marketability that will lead to better job opportunities or expand your landscape business. Become a Certified Arborist!• View ISA Certified Arborist brochure
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.