The 4,200 SF Wade Bourne Nature Center is located in Rotary Park. The facility blends into its surrounding wooded landscape. Large windows create an open, airy feel with views for nature watching at treetop level. Learn about natural history in the exhibit areas where hands-on activities make learning fun. The nature center experience is not limited to the inside of the building. Outside, visitors will see demonstration gardens on either side of the entry walkway with pollinator and butterfly gardens. Weekly programs that teach younger audiences about all the aspects of the natural world.
The center is a tribute to Wade Bourne, one of the most recognized and respected journalists in the field of hunting, fishing and resource conservation. His dedication and appreciation for the natural world is honored at the Center.