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Join us during our celebration of the holidays!
December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11
5:30-8:30 PM
  • Canoe Trips through the lit mangrove tunnels
  • Bonfire
  • S'mores
  • Food
  • Music
  • Crafts
  • Unique gifts in the gift shop
Canoe Rides - $15
(Includes Admission)

General Admission - $10
S'mores - 2 for $5

Canoe rides are limited. Reserve your spot today.

Online sales for current day will be turned off at 4 pm,

but walk-ins are welcome.


Citrus Fundraiser

We are having an online citrus fundraiser!

Purchase for yourself or as a gift. The fundraiser runs through December 12th.

All orders ship direct to the home. The ELC will benefit from each item sold.


The Time Is Now

Our Annual Campaign is underway. We need your support to continue our mission to educate, inspire and empower all people to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being.

Annual Report

Read about our accomplishments and our plans for the upcoming year

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ELC Giving Tree

Visit our Giving Tree Located inside the Entry Pavilion in our Nature Nook Gift Shop! The Giving Tree is decorated with holiday bulbs identifying items on our “wish list.” Select a bulb from The Giving Tree and purchase the item for donation.

Items vary from items to support our Discovery Station aquariums, educational program supplies, maintenance department, administrative supplies, native plant supplies and water craft necessities!

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Christmas Baubles
Buy one Membership, Get one 50% off
in December!

An annual membership makes a great gift and gets you:

  • Free admission for 1 year

  • Guest passes to share

  • 10% discounts on EVERYTHING including camps, pontoon tours, kayak and canoe rentals and gift shop purchases.

  • Reciprocal benefits through ANCA, the Association of Nature Center Administrators to nature centers across the US

  • Early registration for camps

  • Invitation to Member’s Only Events

  • Free admission to many special events

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Annual Gala & Thomas R. Schidel Education & Event Pavilion Unveiling
March 26th, 2022 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM


Your Lagoon Island Nature Center

Located in the heart of the Indian River Lagoon!  Come experience the real Florida with mangrove trails, pontoon tours, guided kayak adventures and 64 acres of native flora and fauna.


We are open with safety protocols in place to keep our community safe and healthy.  

Per CDC guidelines, ELC is requiring properly worn masks on all unvaccinated visitors in all public indoor spaces. Guests may enjoy the outdoor campus without masks if they feel comfortable doing so.