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Creepy Crawlie Day!

Our Annual Creepy Crawlie Day and National Honor K9 Veterans Day: honor the dogs and their hard-working officers who help to keep our community safe every day! Click flyer image for larger view

New: Wellness Membership

Introducing the Calusa Wellness Program, designed to connect you to yourself, to nature, and to a community of like-minded individuals. Included in Wellness Membership is yoga, wellness seminars, and guided nature walks. Yoga is $15 to drop in. But, members can purchase a pack of 8 classes for $80 or[…]

Valentine’s Day For Nature Lovers

Join us for a special celebration of Love! $15/person includes all museum & planetarium features plus: Butterfly Talk : 11 am Valentine’s Snacks & Bubbly Animal “Dating” Rituals! 1:15 pm Make Your Own Bouquet 2:00 pm Guided Nature Walk 3:00 pm Raffle for a Gift Shop Treasure RSVP: 239-275-3435

Yoga in Nature: A Calusa Wellness Series Offering

Come experience the beauty of Yoga in Nature. Sue Persia, a certified yoga instructor leads the class through a series of gentle, relaxing yoga postures. Afterward, feel free to stay for an optional short meditation or enjoy a nature walk on the trails. A truly relaxing experience. The class is[…]

Sunday Bluegrass Jams are back!

Now in our fourth year of jamming to toe-tapping bluegrass standards, ballads, and gospel tunes, our Bluegrass Jam plays something for everyone. The group is dedicated to playing bluegrass and sharing it with others. And that means Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back!  Sundays from 1 –[…]

Volunteers: We Want You!

We need people to make Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium better! With the new aviary almost completed, there are so many things you can do to help this transition, indoors or outdoors! Sign up (opens in new tab) here, or stop by the Nature Center to see our Volunteer Coordinator[…]

June 10th, 10 am – 4 pm – Get Outdoors Day Fun for the Family!

Join us for awesome summery fun including a Guided Nature Hike every 45 minutes, Water Wars, a masterful wood-carving display by the Caloosa Carvers Club and a Watermelon Eating and Seed Spitting contest, with fabulous prizes like laser show tickets or ice cream certificates!

Expedition Calusa New Video from CLHS Media Students!

Check out the new Expedition Calusa video from the talented Media students and their director/teacher Gordon Gair at Cypress Lake High School! This video debuted at the VIP Evening and Concert/Dance Recital to start off the Expedition Calusa membership campaign, the evening of Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Our deep[…]

Use Amazon Smile and Feed the Critters!

If you have online shopping to do, why not make your money go even farther and feed the animals at the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium? Just use this link to shop: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7090889 Thank you.