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  • Children of Indiana Nature Park Updates -   Cope Environmental Center is collaborating with The Nature Conservancy, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Department of Education and other partners to create the Children of Indiana Nature Park: A Celebration of the Hoosier Bicentennial as a…
  • Concrete Poured for New Education Center -     Concrete was poured for CEC’s new visitor and education center on November 26th! We want to thank Ernst Concrete for a discount and making this one of kind project possible! This new education center will expand Cope Environmental…
  • PRESS RELEASE: CEC KICK STARTS ‘BICENTENNIAL NATURE CENTER NETWORK’ - Press Release: Kids today are spending half as much time outdoors as they did 20 years ago (1) yet several studies have shown that children need plenty of time outdoors in order to be happy, healthy, and responsible individuals. Just…
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  • 2016 Toddler Time Schedule Released! - Every 3rd Wednesday Morning from April to October. You’re never too young to enjoy nature! Join us for monthly Toddler Time where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be…
  • Upcoming Events & Programs - School Programs Teachers, now is the time to sign up your classrooms for a field trip or an outreach program! http://www.copeenvironmental.org/programs/school-programs/ Spring Migration Bird Hikes See and learn about birds of Indiana and those who are just passing through during…
  • 2016 Summer Camps Announced! - See our exciting Summer Adventure Programs for 2016! Check out our Summer Adventure Programs page http://www.copeenvironmental.org/programs/summer-programs/ for more information  on price, registration dates, and need based scholarships that are available!        
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  • 200 RHS Freshman Volunteer on Earth Day -
  • CEC receives Partner in Education Award - CEC is excited to announce that it has received the ‘Partner in Education Award’ from the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce! The Partnership in Education award is presented to a business or organizations that has established a partnership that exemplifies…
  • Helen Cope, a Founder of CEC, has passed - Helen Marie Adolph Cope (Courtesy of the Pal-Item) Richmond, Ind. – Helen Marie Adolph Cope, age 95, of Richmond, died peacefully at Friends Fellowship Community on Sunday, December 13, 2015. She was born on April 10, 1920, in Jinan, China…