Education Center


September 2003 marked the successful completion of a $2.5 million capital campaign to build the Wetlands Education Center. The Wetlands 12,000 sq. ft. Education Center has an exhibit hall filled with changing interactive exhibits on wetlands and natural history, and is home to the only “authentic” bald eagle nest exhibit in the continental United States. The Wetlands Education Center also has a Nature Store, a multipurpose space for programs, and a large covered deck overlooking the Preserve — a perfect space for rentals and special events. The Center is a gateway to the unique resources and programs of the Preserve. Read more…

A Closer Look Around the Education Center

Rent the Education Center

Rent the Education Center for your next event! The Education Center is great for business meetings, banquets, presentations, workshops, receptions, class reunions, education classes, seminars, birthday parties and meetings. For more information, please visit the City of Hillsboro website.

Education Center Hours

Monday – Sunday
10:00am to 4:00pm
(The Preserve is open from dawn to dusk.)