The Center provides an opportunity for learning, understanding, and admiring natures ever- changing ways. It is the focal point of cultural, historical, and environmental education programming offered to all ages by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. The Center contains displays, live animals, and Natures Corner Gift Shop, along with a friendly, knowledgeable staff eager to share their knowledge of nature.
- 909 N Highway 7,
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Jun 5 10:30 am
Join us for this listen and learn activity for children ages two to six as we discover fascinating facts about turtles. The 30-minute program features stories, songs and a visit from a special animal friend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost of the program to be paid at...
Jun 7 7:00 pm
Great Horned, Barred, and Screech owls make Ernie Miller Park their home. Meet three live owls as we discover more about these creatures of the night. This is the first of seven special Friday night programs to be presented at the outdoor facility this summer. A charge of $2.75 per person helps...
Jun 14 7:00 pm
Shiver me timbers! Pirates and Parrots are invading Kansas! Come hear pirate stories and songs from Clifton & Jackie Bencke, and their parrots, Captain Flint and Mr. Gentry. Discover the native parrot that could have been the Kansas State Bird. Learn how parrots influenced the Mayan culture, the...
Jun 19 10:30 am
Join us for this listen and learn activity for children ages two to six. The 30-minute program features stories, songs and a visit from a special animal friend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost of the program to be paid at the site is $2 per person including adults....
Jun 21 7:00 pm
Why is it that these creatures seem so terrifying? Could all the stories you have heard about snakes be true? See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world. This is the third of seven special Friday night programs to be presented at the...
Jun 28 7:00 pm
Explore the dark and mysterious world of Kansas Bats. Enjoy a summer evening learning about these amazing and misunderstood flying mammals. Discover how we benefit from them and how we can help protect them. Live Egyptian fruit bats from the Kansas City Zoo will be featured. This is the fourth...