This week at GPNC:

Our building is closed, and all in-person programming is suspended until further notice.

  • Park is open

    NO DOGS PLEASE! Dogs are welcome on the Bike Path (entrances at both our Woodlawn parking lot and the Oliver parking lot).

  • We're still working!

    Email, "Contact Us," or message us on one of our social media platforms in order to get hold of us. Staff directory. We may not be able to answer the phones.

  • Events are postponed until further notice.

    Stay tuned for more information as it's released.


Isolation Station: Learn from Home

Let's be friends.

As a Friend of the Great Plains Nature Center, you receive our newsletter, 10% discount in the Owl's Nest Gift Shop, invitations to special Friends-only events, and discounts on some paid events. Most importantly, your membership dollars support our educational mission by paying for program costs, animal ambassador care, and many more essentials, so thank you for being our Friend!

We're 20 years old!

Help us grow for our 20th Anniversary! Each donation furthers the educational mission of the Great Plains Nature Center and helps keep us around for the next 20 years.




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