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Fall Hours

September & October
Daily | 10:00AM -​ 4​:00PM 
(Closed Mondays)

Admission is by donation.​

Roots Exhibit
Discover the World Under Your Feet!

October 2018 - April 2019

Inspired by Nature | Youth Art Exhibit

 September 11 - November 3

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East

The purpose of "Inspired by Nature" is to encourage young people to develop a deeper appreciation for nature through the power of artistic creation. Whether inspiration stems from a backyard tree or rocky mountain wilderness, this exhibition offers youth the opportunity to explore and celebrate the natural world around them.


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.

Our Transformation

Live Exhibits

Gerry, the Western Toad & 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.