Students studying insects with Dr. Nathan Rank at Wood Duck Pond, Galbreath Wildlands Preserve

Come to the Center preserves to be part of a diverse learning community! Click on the navigation bar on left to learn how to participate in each program. Preserve programs engage people of all ages and backgrounds.

Types of Programs

  • Trips & Tours: Naturalist docents and staff offer interpretative tours in natural history, research and management at the preserves. Instructors or group leaders with their own curricula are encouraged to make a reservation at Visit a Preserve.
  • Trainings: We offer multi-week trainings in environmental education and land management. Students are provided with opportunities to practice new found skills with schools and restoration sites throughout the county.
  • Class Projects / Service-Learning: We assist faculty to create class projects in a disciplines across campus (for examples see Osborn Projects or Galbreath Projects). The Center Director serves as Coordinator for the WATERS Collaborative develops projects on topics related to watersheds.

Which Ones are Open to Me?

For the quickest way to see which programs are open to K-12 classes, university students, and community members, click on the tabs at the top of the page.