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Giving Tuesday and Wish List

Basic needs such as bleach, vinegar, copy paper, etc. are essential for the Nature Center to operate on a daily basis. Whether it be animal care needs, outdoor and garden […]

Nature Center Building Dates Closed for Holidays

As the Holidays approach, the Nature Center building will be closed on certain days. See below for the scheduled dates the building will not be open. For Christmas, the Nature […]

Christmas Light Recycling Program

2022 Update: We continue to collect Holiday String Lights for recycling. A bin is by our front entrance. Do you have string lights that you don’t want any longer or […]
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1000 Islands
Environmental Center

Our Mission

Providing children, adults and families the knowledge and skills needed to build a sustainable balance between the environment, economy and community through education, conservation and recreation.

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Get Outside

1000 Islands Environmental Center is proud to offer a variety of opportunities
to engage and connect with the natural world.

Diversity of Nature

Diversity in the natural world creates balanced, resilient and productive ecosystems. Diverse plants and animals co-exist and complement each other while still maintaining their own identity. 1000 Islands Environmental Center strives to model nature through cooperative relationships creating a more diverse organization and aligning our programs, events and operational procedures to ensure everyone is valued, respected and belongs.