The St. Joseph Heights Provincial Center is home to a beautiful nature trail that features:
Come and explore! Field trips to the SND nature trail are an interactive educational experience.
The Sisters of Notre Dame provide lesson plans geared toward grades 1-4. These plans aim to engage the senses and introduce students to the local wildlife and plants. Summaries of the lesson plans are outlined at the links below.
Teachers and leaders of children in grades 5-8 are welcome to conduct lesson plans of their own on the SND Nature Trail.
To schedule your field trip and learn more about the nature trail facilities, please contact Sr. Ann Marie Pflum, SND, at email@example.com.
The SND Nature Trail would not be what it is today without the help of our volunteers. Dedicated individuals, including local Eagle Scouts, have assisted with maintenance on the trail and constructed many of the trail's educational features.
Nature trail maintenance duties (no green thumb required!):
To help with trail maintenance at any time of the year, please contact Sr. Ann Marie Pflum, SND, at firstname.lastname@example.org.