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Fall Hours:

Open Daily 10:00am – 4:00pm 
(Closed Mondays & September 30th)

Admission by Donation

Calling local artists!

Expressions of Interest are being accepted for the 2023 exhibit cycle at the Nature Centre. 

The Community Art Gallery at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre showcases artwork with nature, science, or environmental themes. Please contact the Nature Centre for information about how to apply. 403.320.3064 

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2022!

Inspired by Nature: Youth Art Exhibit

In partnership with Rotary Club of Lethbridge East & Helen Schuler Nature Centre, we are proud to present
the work of the next generation of artists. 

This annual showcase of creative expressions from youth aged 18 & under will be on display in the
Community Art Gallery at the Nature Centre.

The exhibit will be on display Sept 20 – Oct 30, 2022. 

Main Exhibit Gallery - 'Snakes Alive' 

The Nature Centre's Snakes Alive exhibit slithers & scales it way through the fascinating world of snakes. 

Discover some of the weird & wild aspects of snake biology & learn more about the five snake species that naturally occur in Lethbridge. This family-friendly exhibition offers plenty of opportunities for learning through
play with a variety of fun & interactive displays. 

 River Valley Exhibit

The state-of-the-art, River Valley exhibit is an exciting & immersive experience for visitors of all ages!
Every year the Nature Centre features at least 6 unique indoor & outdoor interactive exhibits!
An urban escape with more than 200km of discovery trails.

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.