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The Goats are Coming!

  In 2018, nine goats from Mulberry Lane Farm in Hilbert arrived at 1000 Islands Nature Center with the purpose of browsing invasive plant species. Invasive plant species on the […]

2021 Strategic Planning

1000 Islands will be going through a strategic planning process this spring and we would like your feedback. Please consider giving 5 minutes of your time to complete a community […]

No Mow May Pledge at 1000 Islands Environmental Center

1000 Islands is participating in the No Mow May initiative taking place around the Fox Valley this May. The picnic area will go un-mowed for the month of May in […]
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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.