Touch of Nature Environmental Center

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Established in 1949 as a center for outdoor learning, the Touch of Nature Environmental Center is located on a 3100-acre site approximately eight miles southeast of campus. Serving both the university and the public year round, the center provides dining and sleeping facilities capable of accommodating up to 400 people (including those with disabilities) for educational retreats, workshops, seminars, classes, and research projects. Touch of Nature offers programs in environmental education, adventure recreation, executive and staff development, and therapeutic recreation.