S’more Fun With Mom


Join us for S’more Fun with Mom, Lee County’s mother/son adventure, co-hosted by the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center and the City of Auburn. For boys aged 4 to 12 and their moms, this fun evening will include a night hike, cookout, storytelling, and s’mores! Our mother/son duos may visit a craft station to create their own keepsake art project, and a photographer will be available for photos.

S’more Fun with Mom will be offered two evenings: Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. The cost is $30 per mother/son duo ($10 each for any additional children).

COVID precautions will be in place, in accordance with University, State, and CDC recommendations at that time. We will communicate these requirements with ticket holders as the event gets nearer.

This program is held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center located at 2222 N. College Street near the AU Fisheries and Hwy 280. For more information, visit auburn.edu/preserve, email preserve@auburn.edu, or call 334-844-8091.

Tales from a Wildlife Vet


Join us for Science on Saturdays, this Saturday, May 1st from 10 to 11 AM.

The KPNC welcomes Dr. Adam Cooner to take you on an exciting adventure into the world of wildlife medicine.  Learn all about veterinarian work with exotic animals and see live animals up close and in-person.

This is a one-hour, lecture-style program that will provide exciting and interactive nature education.  Admission is $5 ($4 for members); children 3 and under are free.  Cancelled in the event of rain.

Earth Day Celebration

Come and celebrate the incredible world we call home on Earth Day, April 22, from 3 to 5 PM!! We have all kinds of fun and educational activities lined up, including the grand opening of our Tree Walk.

Activities include a craft to build your own Earth Day mobile, a recycling relay game, demonstrations on solar power and LED lighting, ‘bombing’ the earth with seed bombs, and an exercise to examine how long trash really lasts!

Earth Day cookies will be provided by Publix. The Tree walk will be unveiled at 4 PM and guided walks will take you down the trail to explore the more than 65 labeled tree species. And at 4:45, relax and enjoy Earth Day readings – poems and stories that will inspire you to appreciate and care for the nature world!

Science on Saturdays postponed

Science on Saturdays: Tales from a Wildlife Vet, has been postponed until May 1st, 10-11 AM. If you already purchased tickets, they will transfer automatically and there is nothing you need to do. If you cannot attend the May 1st date, you may email us for a refund or a gift receipt if you want to make your ticket purchase a donation to the Nature Center.