Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, part of the well respected Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is one of Florida's gems. Offers a variety of hands-on experiences and interactive exhibits, plus talks, a walking trail, and periodic classes on environmental topics related to south Florida. Don't miss the 20-foot diameter aquarium, and feeding time! 

Visit the website to find tours, cruises, and kayaking with a naturalist guide. Walk through time on a history walk witha naturalist to learn about Calusa Indians and early Florida settlers. Stop by for a Lunch and Learn talk and visit the many exhibits. Take a Workshop course in photography, painting, and other subjects.