Florence’s new nature center opens next week


(Courtesy of Nature’s Educators)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– Colorado Healing Acres and Nature’s Educators are reopening from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. starting next Monday, Aug. 9.

There will be a variety of wildlife displays including live reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. While the center is free admission for all, donations are encouraged to contribute to the animals’ care and other needs.

Other specific donations the center is seeking are as follows:

  • Retired climbers rope
  • Glass entry door with left-out swing
  • Trees
  • Plants
  • Greenhouse cover
  • Wooden fenceposts
  • Hog panels
  • Horse fencing
  • Railroad ties
  • Picnic tables

The center also plans to offer birds of prey programming and educational classes for the community soon.

For more information, please visit the center’s website here or email the center at info@natureseducators.org.

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