Nature Center Temporarily Closed
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced a monumental $4.5 million renovation and expansion of its Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center, which will add new interactive exhibits and galleries exploring areas of critical importance to the region. The Nature Center will remain closed during construction and a reopening is anticipated in late 2021.
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Dalton Discovery Center
The Dalton Discovery Center features live animals and exhibits. You'll learn about the wondrous ecosystems of Southwest Florida - the amazing uplands, unique Everglades, majestic mangroves, beautiful beaches and more! In the Dalton Discovery Center, you will imagine yourself as a drop of water, taking a journey through the ecosystems of Southwest Florida. Along the way, you will meet the animals and plants that call these places home. Our uplands Everglades, mangrove, beach and ocean ecosystems exhibits are interactive and are also home to several of our Animal Ambassadors.
Uplands: Discover a few of Florida’s sensational snake species!
Gather around to catch a glimpse of our exciting Everglades ambassadors!
How many species can you spot in the estuary aquariums?
Interact with some of Florida’s magnificent marine invertebrates in our Touch Tank!
Peer into our 5,000 gallon Patch Reef Aquarium!
Learn more about the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Dalton Discovery Center