Education and Fun Go Naturally Together in our Nature-based Camps! Click on the Flyer to see a larger version, and click here to register for camp!
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
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[…]
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[…]
“In Irma’s Wake” is a WGCU original documentary about challenges and recovery from the damage caused to many nature-oriented interpretive centers by September’s Hurricane Irma strike on our area. WGCU is proud to be part of a wonderful partnership with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples Botanical[…]
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, Park Ranger Fiona Southwell will be presenting “Seasons in the Swamp” to the Southwest Florida Astronomical Society. In an environment where the only constant is change, where birds arrive and depart, where water falls in torrents and then recedes, new life will be birthed as[…]
Dr. Jack E. Davis: “Florida and the Gulf of Mexico: History, Wisdom, and Hope” Th Jan 25. Reception 5:30, Talk 6 pm. In the Planetarium.
Drawing from his forthcoming book, Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, Dr. Jack E. Davis will talk about the role the Gulf of Mexico has played in the course of U.S. history. He is interested in the way people, from pre-Spanish natives to current shoreside residents, have organized their[…]
Dr. Derek Buzasi, NASA asteroseismologist and stellar science team member, will give a multimedia talk Thursday, Jan 18th at 7 pm in the planetarium: “TESS: NASA’s next Planet-Finding Mission.” This will cover the TESS orbital 4-telescope observatory that will be launched in March 2018. Dr. Buzasi’s TESS Asteroseismology science team[…]
To Register for the Dr. Martin Luther King Day Kids’ Camp, please click here.
Spaceship Earth is taking off for the cosmos this Winter! Three Earth-Space camps and a Wild Adventure Day await your camper! Each link takes you to the relevant registration and information page… Homeschool Earth & Space Camp is M-Th Dec 18-21, 2017 Wild adventure Day is Friday, Dec 22, 2017[…]
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 –[…]
The Science of Music with “Mad Scientist of Music” Frank Ferrante: This Friday 3 pm in the Planetarium!
Frank Ferrante makes music using the electrical signals from fruit, muscle contractions, even his own brain! But there is a lot more to the science behind music… join us in the planetarium for a wacky and enlightening series of demonstrations of the science of music! Dec 22, 2017 @ 3[…]
5:30 – 8:30 pm Fri, Sat, Sun December 8-10 and 15-17 Members are free, and if you are attending the Holiday Lights Event (special event wristband for each evening), you can get discounted admission to the Holiday Laser Show at 6 pm in the planetarium: $5/seat (regular price $10/seat). Full-length[…]
The quarterly Laser Light Shows at Calusa Nature Center Planetarium are back: get your Laser on! Schedule: http://calusanature.org/laser-shows/
Tickets are available here: http://calusanature.org/concerts/
Python Management Plan Workshops The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your feedback on Burmese python management issues in south Florida. The FWC is developing a comprehensive Interagency Python Management Plan in partnership with Everglades National Park. We will host several public workshops throughout the state in November[…]
Saturday Oct 28th 10 am – 4 pm – Trick or Treat Day for Under-12s at Calusa! TRICK OR TREAT DAY AT CNCP IS FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD AND WILL BE ON SAT., OCT. 28 ALL DAY LONG. INCLUDED WITH REGULAR ADMISSION YOU ARE INVITED TO WEAR YOUR[…]
There is a time for Fear… 7 pm – 10 pm nightly, later on weekends, “until the last scream!” ACTORS: Join us for training and Scare School next Fall to add “scary” to your resume! Fill out the Volunteer Application (opens in new tab) and email it to [email protected] with[…]
Jim Passeur, retired USAF Colonel with 27.5 years of active service, will be the guest speaker at the October 5th meeting of the Southwest Florida Astronomical Society (SWFAS). Jim was selected by the USAF to go to Ohio State University under the Air Force Institute of Technology’s program to provide guidance[…]
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