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Starry Night Enjoy an evening observing celestial wonders under Crowley’s dark and beautiful skies through amazing and powerful telescopes provided by the Local Group of Deep Sky Observers. Saturday February 25th, 2017* 7:00 – 10:30 (gates open at 5:30 pm) Donation $10 adults/ $5 children under 13 Free refreshments (while they last!) *This event will be held weather -permitting. In the event of rain/overcast it will be rescheduled for March...Read More
Currently open for school programs by reservation year round Opening for Saturdays and Sundays 10-5 ! School and educational opportunities available by advance reservation only by contacting Ann Cederberg at...Read More
Current Opportunities NATURE TOUR LEADERS If you are interested in or knowledgeable about native Florida flora and fauna, we need your help. Our boardwalk through five native habitats is a break from the everyday world and a reminder of what once was. Lend a hand in our guests learning experience. Contact (941) 322-1000. CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP LEADERS Children have a thirst to learn more about nature. They get deeply involved in the fact that there are places with no sidewalks or traffic. Taking home a nature craft adds to their enjoyment. Take part in this satisfying experience as a...Read More
The Children’s Discovery Path is a 3/8 mile long nature hiking path with five discovery stations where a child can stop and learn about animals, birds, and insects that are native to southwest Florida. Along this path, there are five interactive stations: Birds of Prey, Bats, the Gopher Tortoise, Spiders, and the Florida Panther. Each station has a fun, hands-on activity where path explorers can jump, climb, see, and feel what it is like to be one of these creatures. On the guided tour, a staff member will talk about the native flora and fauna of Florida and the need to preserve and...Read More