Donations to the Center


Donations to the Ella Fund

 

 

Wish List

 

Register PBRR

 

Volunteer

 

Found a Fawn

 

Bats & Rabies

 

 

Experience the wild world of nature in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri. Lakeside Nature Center, located in Swope Park, at 4701 East Gregory Blvd, exhibits wildlife native to the area, offers educational programs, coordinates community conservation projects, and is one of Missouri’s largest wildlife rehabilitation facilities.  Call us at (816) 513-8960 or email us at folnc@crn.org.
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Center Hours

Tuesday through Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM. 
Sunday, 11 AM to 3 PM (Starting 9/19/10)
Closed Monday

 

Hospital Hours
The hospital is staffed every day of the week.  You may bring animals from
     Monday through Saturday from 8:30 to 4:30
     Sunday from 8:30 to 3:30

 

What to Do For Injured or Baby Animals
If you have a Missouri animal in need, please call the Center (816-513-8960) and leave a message.  You will contacted shortly and given instructions on what to do.  If you don't receive a call back or the animal is truly needs help, bring it to Lakeside Nature Center by 4:00 pm, (3:30 on Sunday and Monday), or after 9:00 a.m. the following day.

More info here.

 

Upcoming Events here

Mother Nature Reads

     Every Saturday at 10:00

 

Rehabber's Tales here
     Learn about our current patients here

   Check out the release of a trumpeter swan here
   Check out the latest on the Brush Creek Deer  here
 

What happens when you bring an animal to the Nature Center click here

 

Donations needed.
The  Nature Center desperately needs bird seed,  wild birdseed, black oil sunflower seed, raw peanuts, suet, millet, sunflower chips, and Niger seed. Large bath towels are urgently needed in the hospital.  Please drop off your donations at the center.  We also need lithium batteries, wicker laundry baskets, mesh laundry bags and Daisy mats.  The Center can also use a small chest freezer.  Check the wish list page for other items the center needs.

 

Click to see who's at the Feeders
Stop by the center and watch all the birds through our library windows.  We even have binoculars so you can see everything clearly!

 

Featured Animal
    
Missouri's Dinosaur

 

LAKESIDE NEWS
      Mo Bugs - Pillbugs!
     
Meet our Resident Raptors
      
  
                                                                     

Downloads
    MDC Nest Box Plans
     Scavenger Hunt
     Lakeside Trail Map
     Fox Hollow Map
     Scat Rap
    
My First Bird List


Updated
11/02/14      

Habitat

Mudpuppy's Pond     

Animal of Mnth

    Programs

Critter Corner

MO Bugs

Releases

What's Blooming

 
Supported by Friends of Lakeside Nature Center through volunteers and funding.  Become a member.
Owned and operated by City of Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Department

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