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

Upcoming Events

Internship Opportunity

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The Hobe Sound Nature Center is offering an internship for a local college student with field of interest in biology, wildlife, environmental education of related majors.

Responsibilities: Assist with the Center's 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.


Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a short paragraph about career plans and why you are interested in the this position. Hobe Sound residents will be given first priority. Send information to Hobe Sound Nature Center PO Box 214,Hobe Sound, Fl 33475 or via email at hobesoundnaturecenter@gmail.com

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Wild Turkey Day

10/26/2014

Wednesday, November 26 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Start your Thanksgivings with a celebration of the Wild Turkey. This highly intelligent bird was in the running to be our national symbol before it nearly vanished from North America! Find out how our native wild turkey made a comeback & its adaptations for survival through this special program and stay after to make a craft.


Reservations Required

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12/28_HSNC Open

11/28/2014

Forget the Crowds on Black Friday. Come see Florida wildlife up close. The Hobe Sound Nature Center will be open Friday & Saturday after Thanksgiving

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Shop Small Saturday

11/29/2014

Support your local small business this Saturday!

The Owl Roost Gift Shop will be open from 9am-3pm. Pick up nature-themed and other unique gifts.


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Christmas Bird Count

12/28/2014

Sunday December 28

Counting birds is fun and educational! Participate in this National Audubon
Society sponsored program. All levels of birders are needed to survey areas from
Juno Beach to Hobe Sound. Any amount of time is appreciated, so sign up today!

Contact us at hobesoundnaturecenter@gmail.com to get involved

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Barley Barber Full Moon Night Hike

01/05/2015

Monday January 5, 2015


Join the Treasured Lands Foundation and the Nature Center staff as the full moon rises over this FPL preserve near Indiantown. Experience a cypress swamp and its wildlife at night-always a memorable evening!

No flashlights needed. Reservations required, as numbers are limited.



Carpools will leave the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge parking lot at 5:00 p.m.

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Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge Trail Hikes

04/02/2015

Every Thursday January-April

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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