What's New?

Front Lobby Reopening

We are very excited to announce that the 1000 Islands nature center will begin re-opening to the public on March 2nd. The front lobby area will be open to visitors […]

Tree Seedling Sale

1000 Islands Environmental Center is again holding its annual bare-root Tree Seedling Sale. This sale is for homeowners and landowners to help protect and improve the environment along with beautifying […]

Nelson Overlook is Open for Use

  After being closed since October, the Nelson Overlook has officially re-opened to the public to enjoy scenic views of the Fox River. If you have not stopped by recently, […]
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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.