Lyonia Environmental Center

Location: 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona, FL 32725

For more information, please call 386-789-7207 or visit the Lyonia Environmental Center website.

If you'll be hiking through Lyonia Preserve, we suggest that you wear closed-toe shoes and a hat and bring water and insect repellent.

Upcoming events

Scrub stroll

April 25 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

April 25 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Tiny trekkers - 'In the Trees Honeybees'

April 26 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Children ages 2 to 5 can read “In the Trees Honeybees,” take a short hike, and make a take-home craft.   Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

'Butterflies and blooms' workshop

April 26 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Back by popular demand!  Meet in the LEC classroom to learn about local butterflies and their host plants. Participants will construct rearing cages, learn how to raise monarch butterflies at home, and take home a starter milkweed plant. This workshop, which is limited to 10 participants, is sp...

Earth-friendly Swap-o-Rama

April 27 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Up-cycle your wardrobe or toy chest by participating in this fun event as we practice the 3 R’s-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!  Participants are asked to bring clean, well-maintained clothing of all sizes (no rips, holes, or stains), shoes, accessories and toys in good condition to Lyonia Enviro...

Scrub stroll

April 28 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

April 28 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

May 2 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Tiny trekkers

May 3 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Children ages 2 to 5 will read "Are You My Mother?," take a short hike; and make a take-home craft. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207.

Naked astronomy

May 3 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Robert Vogel, the “naked astronomer,” will lead a classroom tour of the spring constellations. He’ll point out space objects while sharing information about the history and mythology of the stars. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are re...

Florida archaeology shells workshop

May 4 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ryan Harke of the Florida Public Archaeology Network will share fascinating facts about Florida gastropods and bivalves during this classroom presentation. He’ll describe how they were used by Native Americans and how archaeologists use them today to learn about the past. The workshop will inc...

Scrub stroll

May 5 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scavenger hunt hike at Gemini Springs

May 9 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn how to geocache during this outdoor scavenger hunt, which begins at the spring house of Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. Participants will take a guided hike through the 210-acre county park as they search for hidden cache. This introduction to geocaching is limited to 15 partici...

Scrub stroll

May 9 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Paleontology through anthropology

May 10 @10:00 am to 11:30 am
Valerie First, a volunteer at the Central Florida Zoo, will talk about past and present animals, including saber tooth cats and mammoths, during this classroom presentation. She’ll go through time from synapsids to diapsids to humans. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., De...

'Pollination in action' hike

May 10 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join LEC staff on this exploratory hike through Lyonia Preserve to learn what pollinators are out and about in the spring.   Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207.

'Memorable Mother's Day' hike

May 11 @2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Bring your mom or someone special to celebrate Mother’s Day in Lyonia Preserve. LEC education staff will lead a guided hike, and participants will receive a keepsake photo. Light refreshments will be served after the hike. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Res...

Scrub stroll

May 12 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Kids and nature

May 14 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Jacqueline Bodnar, a Florida master naturalist, will explain the many benefits of getting kids out into nature. She’ll also provide a list of natural places for kids to explore in Volusia County.  Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested...

Scrub stroll

May 16 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Super sharks

May 17 @10:00 am to 11:30 am
Do sharks sleep? How many species are there? Florida Master Naturalist Rich Colesanti will answer these questions and more during this classroom presentation. He’ll also discuss how long sharks have been swimming in the oceans and offer tips for shark protection. Meet at Lyonia Environmental ...

Moss mania

May 17 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn about the lichens of Lyonia Preserve during an indoor classroom workshop, then take a short hike to collect a few species to take back to the classroom and examine under microscopes. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by...

Butterflies and Blooms Workshop

May 18 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Environmental specialists will present a Butterflies and Blooms Workshop in the Lyonia Environmental Center classroom. Participants will construct rearing cages, learn how to raise monarch butterflies at home, and take home a starter milkweed plant. This workshop, which is limited to 10 participants...

Scrub stroll

May 19 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

May 23 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Popcorn and a movie: 'Finding Nemo'

May 24 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meet in the LEC classroom for a showing of Disney’s “Finding Nemo.” The Friends of Lyonia Environmental Center will offer free popcorn, and snacks will be available for purchase. Following the movie, kids can create a sea creature craft to take home. Reservations are requested and...

Edible Florida

May 24 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Don Philpott will lead a classroom exploration of some of the 1,700 Central Florida plants that have culinary or medicinal uses. Philpott is a certified interpretive guide and instructor with the University of Florida’s Master Naturalist Program.  Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 215...

Hurricane preparedness

May 25 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Hurricane season starts June 1. Are you ready? Join News 13 meteorologist Maureen McCann in the Lyonia Environmental Center classroom to learn about severe weather, hurricanes and how to get prepared.   The LEC is in the Deltona Regional LIbrary complext at 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservat...

Scrub stroll

May 30 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Tiny trekkers

May 31 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Children ages 2 to 5 can read “Under One Rock: Bugs, Slugs and other Ughs,”  take a short hike, and make a craft to take home. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207.

Whose scat is that?

May 31 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 Find out what animals leave behind during this classroom exploration. Learn how animals use scat to build homes, attract partners and send messages. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207. ...

Scrub stroll

September 5 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 5 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

September 8 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 8 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

September 12 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 12 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 15 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 15 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 19 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 19 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 22 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 22 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 26 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 26 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 29 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations...

Scrub stroll

September 29 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

Scrub stroll

September 18 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved sugar-sand trails. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are...

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