The Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. is a non-profit environmental education organization that partners with the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. They are located at the Refuge headquarters and operate the Refuge Visitor Center. Their mission is to promote environmental awareness and education to the community through on- and off-site presentations for school groups, nighttime sea turtle walks, scrub tours, summer camp programs at the Refuge, and numerous other special events. To learn more about the Center’s programs and events please visit their website at: http://www.hobesoundnaturecenter.com/
An Interpretive Trail Guide to our Sand Pine Scrub Trail can be obtained at our Visitor Center. On our trails you can read interpretive signs that have information about the Indian River Lagoon’s mangrove ecosystems, the role of fire, hurricanes, lichens, plant life, gopher tortoises, and early history.