School of Continuing Education
& Professional Development


  • View of trees against the sky
  • Children from a school watching a show with animals

    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

  • Photo of a turtle being held by one of the resident naturalists.

    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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    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!

  • Outside shot of the Visitor Pavilion

    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.