Together with Nature!

Our Nature Centre is built on a foundation of volunteer support. Volunteer naturalists participate in all aspects of the Centre, including leading nature programs, greeting visitors, and checking trails. They are individuals from all walks of life who have a common enthusiasm for nature and a desire to share this with others. It is the volunteers who give their time and talent that enable the Nature Centre to do more in our community! Join us to inspire closer relationships between people and the natural world that connects us.

Get Involved

Helen Schuler Nature Centre from Nature Quest trailhead

We offer nature-based exhibits, environmental education, and are a community resource to learn about nature!

Thank you to all supporters and donors of the Nature Centre

It takes a community to build & maintain an amazing interpretive centre supporting 58,000+ visitors annually!

cheque presentation on living roof

Want to bolster our efforts or just say thanks? Supporting the Nature Centre is a great way to encourage us!

Coulee Cleanup group posing for a photo

We coordinate several projects that work together to keep our city looking its best & restore natural spaces.

David leading a Sunday Nature Walk in the Lethbridge Nature Reserve

Our Centre was made possible through the effort of citizens, and now we depend on community involvement.

volunteers doing data entry at Helen Schuler Nature Centre

Apply to join our Volunteer Team! Registered Volunteers can access the schedule and sign up for shifts.

Friends of Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society logo

Did you know? The Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society support a community of environmentally responsible citizens with nature-based educational experiences, presentations, and workshops.

You can join the Society to help further position the Helen Schuler Nature Centre as a world-class facility that connects visitors and residents to the many benefits of the great outdoors! 

Learn more about the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society

The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land. The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.