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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New Operating Hours

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

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

Hike with a Naturalist

     July 19, 10:00 am
     August 16, 10:00 am
Kids, Water, Bugs and Fish

     July 26, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Heather's Art Garden
     July 27, Noon to 3:00 pm

 

Rehabber's Tales here
     Learn about our current patients here

   Check out the release of a trumpeter swan 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!

 

Animal of the Month
    
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
07/12/14      

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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