Wildlife & Conservation Areas

The Nature Institute

Non-profit land conservation and environmental education organization. Owns & manages more than 450 acres of protected land - Olin Nature Preserve, The Mississippi Sanctuary, the Kemp and Cora Hutchinson Bird Sanctuary and the Heartland Prairie Project at Gordon Moore Park.

Visit website or call for hours.

TreeHouse Wildlife Center

Local non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center. Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of native wildlife that has been injured and/or orphaned. Come see a live American Bald Eagle up close!

Daily: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for self-guided tour of outdoor cages.
For guided times by volunteers, please call and schedule appointment.