Join us on our specially permitted walks to learn about these endangered reptiles & experience a female Loggerhead Sea Turtle lay eggs.
To make a Reservation
Walks occur on Thursdays & Fridays evenings - May 27th-July 23rd 2021.
You can also CALL US at (772)546-2067, however, online reservations are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as the office is not staffed during normal hours during the COVID-19 crisis
To make a ReservationMake a Reservation Online. Please note your second date choice as walks fill up fast and we are limiting numbers this season. Waitlists available. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours (longer for requests sent in over the weekend)
Scholarship Opportunity : In February 2016, the Board of Directors of the Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. established the Debbie Fritz-Quincy Scholarship for the Environment, to be awarded annually to a deserving student. It was established to assist student volunteers who plan on continuing their college studies in environmental education, biology, ecology, conservation or related sciences. This scholarship ($1000.00) was awarded for the first time in May of 2016.
To Apply : students must be a current volunteer in good standing with the Nature Center and/or Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. A typed letter requesting consideration for the scholarship must be submitted and should include the following:
Dates of volunteer service
Why did you initially decide to volunteer at the Nature Center &/or Refuge?
What did you like the most and least about your experience?
What have you learned from your experience?
How has your volunteer service affected your daily life?
Have you been involved in any other similar programs or volunteer opportunities with other organizations, businesses or agencies? Please describe all, including any paid positions or internships.
What are your plans for college studies at this time?
What would you like to do with a college degree following graduation?
Please send your letter to the Hobe Sound Nature Center, 2021 Scholarship for the Environment, PO Box 214, Hobe Sound, FL 33475. The deadline for application is April 1, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact us at (772) 546-2067 or via www.hobesoundnaturecenter.com.
Position: Paid Internship for local college student with
field of interest in biology, wildlife, environmental education
or related majors.
Hours: 15-20 variable hours per week, including Saturdays and some
evenings, beginning in June-December 2021.
Responsibilities : Assist with the Centers nature-based programs for children and adults through school programs, evening lectures, trail hikes and special events. Care, maintenance and handling of educational animals, working with volunteers, visitor services, exhibit maintenance, office, computer and gift shop duties are also included. Works with US Fish and Wildlife Refuge staff on special projects.
Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a short paragraph about career plans and why you are interested in this position. Send to Debbie Fritz-Quincy, Director, Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc., PO Box 214, Hobe Sound, FL 33475 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org (Be sure to indicate that your email is for the internship).