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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[…]

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[…]

In Irma’s Wake: Calusa’s experience

“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[…]

Big Cypress Talk: Seasons in the Swamp (Th 2/1/2018 7:30 pm)

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[…]

TESS: NASA’s Newest Planet-Finding Mission TH Jan 18th 7 pm

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[…]

Winter Camp is the Earth & Space Place!

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[…]

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 –[…]

Holiday Nights and Holiday Lasers

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[…]

Got a Python Plan? These Folks Do! Tue Nov 14, 5:30 pm

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[…]

Haunted Walk 33: Oct 19-31, 2017

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[…]