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Nature Center Open Monday - Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Refuge Trail Open 7 days, Sunrise to Sunset

Upcoming Events

Naturalist Led Refuge Trail Hikes


Every Thursday January-April ~ 9:30 am

No reservations are required to explore native habitats at the Refuge with a naturalist. Meet in the exhibit hall to learn about the flora and fauna that call the Indian River Lagoon, coastal hammock and sand pine scrub their home. Keep an eye out for gopher tortoises, scrub lizards, manatees, eagles, ospreys and other birdlife along the way!

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Young Proffessional's Luncheon


Join Us March 03, 2015 11:45-1:00 pm

The Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge and Nature Center will be hosting a Young Professionals luncheon Tuesday March 03 at 11:45am -1:00 pm. Join the Young Professionals of Martin County (YPMC) for lunch served by SCOOTERS; $17 for members & $20 for non-members. Come explore our wildlife exhibits or take a stroll through the nature trails.

RSVP through info@ypmc.com or contact the Center.

The YPMC is a catalyst for bringing goal-oriented & socially active people in their 20's & 30's together for professional & personal gain. Learn more about membership through www.ypmc.com.

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LEEF Spring Mini-Conference


"Experiencing Authentic Florida"
Saturday March 21 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Join the League of Environmental Educators (LEEF) at Archbold Biolgical Station for a day packed of environmental education workshops, presentations, & networking with other educatorsand much more. Registration information and details will be posted at www.leef-florida.org

The League of Environmental Educators in Florida, Inc., is committed to environmentally educating Florida's citizens. LEEF provides a network for awareness, communication and growth about Florida's natural environment. In order for Florida's environment to continue to provide high quality life, we must all understand and accept our roles and responsibilities to the natural systems of which we are a part. Learn more at http://leef-florida.org/

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Stay Tuned for the Spring Series


Starting in mid-February the Hobe Sound Nature Center will be starting its Annual Spring Series

Join us every Tuesday (Starting 02/17) for weekly trail hikes around the tri-county. Every year we also have a beach hike, birding hike, and explore trail you may have never known about.

Thursday Evenings (Starting 02/19) we will be hosting weekly lectures about various environmental topics with experts in the field.

Stay tuned for hike locations and lecture topics!

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Hobe Sound Nature Center Benefit


Save the Date! April 9, 2015

Join us dinner and lecture with marine biologist and educator Holly Lohuis. Holly is the executive coordinator of Jean- Michel Cousteau. If you are interested in receiving an invitation contact as (772) 546-2067 or Contact Online.

"Protecting our ocean now will be our gift to the future" Jean- Michel Cousteau.

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Our Indian River Lagoon: Hardcover Book For Sale


Our Indian River Lagoon This hardcover book captures the beauty and essence of the lagoon and will renew your passion for Our Indian River Lagoon.

Treasure Coast Newspapers/TCPalm will donate $15 to Hobe Sound Nature Center per book sold with that code promo code OIRL-HSNC. Buy Online through www.tcpalm.com/lagoonbook

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