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1000 Islands 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, garden or office […]

Thank You Sue and Kym

Thank you to Sue Gertz and Kymberly Carlson for serving on the 1000 Islands Committee. Both members recently resigned after several years of service at 1000 Islands. Sue joined the Committee in […]

String Light Recycling

Do you have string lights piling up in your basement or attic that you don’t want anymore? Good news–1000 Islands Environmental Center will take them. We have a crate by […]
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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.