The Vision & Goal
Beautiful, accessible environmental spaces close to urban centers are rare, yet they are critical to the health and well-being of people and communities. All people should be able to nourish their need for nature, without regard to background, life experiences, geography, or socioeconomic status.
Dodge Nature Center and Preschool is an oasis in the midst of a busy metropolitan area, a place that has inspired curiosity and wonder for more than 50 years as an essential destination and educational resource for high-quality, nature-based learning.
This $40 million fundraising campaign for Dodge Nature Center and Preschool will address three vital areas: