Program Overview

  • The Environmental Learning Center is 640 acres of breathtaking beauty. There is a 35-acre lake, 14 miles of nature trails, three outdoor classrooms, a catfish pond, ropes course, cemetery (1800 circa), old home sites, more than 75 different native trees, animals, and much more.

    Since the summer of 1992, the Environmental Learning Center has developed programs for students of all ages to enjoy. Programs have been established to take a full school day. Teachers should contact the office manager at (601) 960-3022 to set up a date for their class to visit the center. Classes are asked to arrive by 9 a.m. and leave by 1:30 p.m.

    Some educational programs are:

    • Gardening
    • Soil Erosion
    • Nature Trails
    • Distilled Water
    • Fishing
    • Water Testing
    • Catfish Feeding
    • Soil Conservation
    • Recycling
    • Nonpoint Source Pollution
    • Plant/Tree Identification  


Contact Information

  • 6190 Highway 18
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-3022

    James Brown, Coordinator

    Sharron Edwards, Office Manager


Last Modified on January 28, 2019