Eccles Wildlife Education Center


The Eccles Wildlife Education Center will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays at reduced hours. There will be one-directional flows and limits on the number of people in the building.

While inside the Education Center building, please maintain appropriate physical distance from other visitors. We also strongly encourage you to practice good hygiene (e.g., wash your hands, etc.) and wear a face mask.

Eccles Wildlife Education Center school field trips

Learn how to visit and learn with your class

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Eccles Wildlife Education Center with your school group. In an effort to protect the health of everyone who visits and staffs the center, we will not be offering any in-person, partially guided field trips this spring or summer. Partially guided field trips will resume in the fall. We will begin accepting reservations for fall field trips on Monday, August 2.

We currently allow self-guided field trips by reservation only. To reserve a self-guided field trip, email Nicaela Haig at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your requested date and time as well as how many students are in your group. She will check to make sure your visit doesn't conflict with any other uses of the site and get back to you within five business days.

Please respect the health and safety of others by practicing social distancing when visiting the EWEC for a self-guided field trip. Refrain from gathering in large groups and follow all occupancy limits posted inside our Conservation Hall building.

Will staff visit my school?

The Eccles Wildlife Education Center does not offer in-school visits from staff or volunteers for activities or presentations.

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