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WINTER HOURS: November - March

OPEN DAILY| 1:00PM -​ 4:00PM
Closed Mondays
Admission is by donation.​​​​​​​


Learn more about local owl species in this hands-on exhibit designed for all ages. 

Trees of Knowledge - by Troy Nickle

November 12 - December 13


Trees of Knowledge incorporates the process of printmaking from various tree stumps.

Dendrochronology is a scientific method of dating tree rings to the exact year they were formed
in order to analyze atmospheric conditions during different periods in history.

The intricate, varied, and organic patterns of the trees growth rings reveals the knowledge hidden within the trees.

River Valley Exhibit

The state-of-the-art, permanent exhibit is an exciting and immersive experience for visitors of all ages.

 The interactive exhibits feature more than 6 unique indoor and outdoor displays.​

Welcome to the New & Improved!

The newly expanded and renovated Helen Schuler Nature Centre is now OPEN! 
Come check out our new exhibits and explore some of the unique features of our sustainable building.

Want to do more than just a visit? Check out our programs.

Live Exhibits

Taco-Charlie, a tiger salamander.

In Memoriam 

Peg Leg the Crow

(May 1991 - January 2015) 
It is with sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Peg Leg. 
In nearly 24 years of public service Peg Leg delighted thousands of visitors, helping them to connect with nature while dispelling many myths about crows. She will be greatly missed.

Sophie the Snake

(July 2007 - May 2018) 
It is with sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Sophie the snake. Sophie was a dedicated public servant for 10 years and helped to foster a community of environmentally aware and responsible citizens. She delighted thousands of visitors, helping them to connect with their natural heritage
while dispelling many myths about snakes.