Biodiversity Education Center
EcoExplorer Hours Canceled Monday, 1/29 - Friday, 2/9
The Biodiversity Education Center is getting a refresh! New furniture will be installed, and staff offices as well as education spaces will be rearranged to enhance the visitor experience. EcoExplorer visitor hours will not be offered Monday, January 29 - Friday, February 9 while these exciting changes are underway. The Nature Explore Playground and Coppell Nature Park trails will remain open.
The Biodiversity Education Center is a Texas Aquatic Science (TAS) certified field site. Learn more about TAS curriculum. Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum, from molecules to ecosystems, and headwaters to ocean, for middle school and high school students. The curriculum consists of an online student textbook, a teacher guide, specially produced videos, and supplementary materials.
The Biodiversity Education Center is dedicated to providing our community a positive experience in nature through our environmental education and outdoor recreation programs.
Register for Classes!
Stay active with Cclasses and other programs! From sports and fitness, to environmental education and creative arts, we offer fun for all ages and interests. Take a look at our Winter/Spring 2024 Activity Guide and register for a class. (Click to view the accessible catalog)
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Tell Us About Your Experience
If you have attended a program at the BEC or just explored Coppell Nature Park, tell us about your experience by filling out this short survey. We would love hear what you loved, what can be improved and what you would love to see here in the future!