Lyonia Environmental Center

Wildlife Festival at the LEC Feb 18th
 

The Lyonia Environmental Center (LEC) provides visitors with a unique insight into Volusia County’s fragile ecosystems. The center promotes an understanding of the county’s natural environment, the heritage it sustains, and the challenges it faces.

Lyonia Preserve/LEC/Library brochure

Features

The Lyonia Environmental Center occupies 4,000 square feet of the Deltona Regional Library complex. The LEC includes:

  • Hands-on displays and innovative computer-based learning modules that showcase the incredible environment around us and the role each person can play in conservation
  • Dr. Alice E. Cross Environmental Classrooms
  • Exhibition space
  • A nature-based gift shop

 

  • An outdoor amphitheater next to the library offers a space for community gatherings and educational instruction.
  • Educational programs are offered in the classrooms and at the Lyonia Preserve. Learning has never been so much fun!

It's easy being green!
In keeping with Volusia County’s commitment to the environment, the Deltona Regional Library, Lyonia Environmental Center and Deltona Amphitheater were built using green building standards and practices. Click here to learn more about the complex's green elements.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
Volunteers are needed to assist with educational programs, guided hikes, and staff special events. Other volunteer opportunities include developing program content, creating educational materials, and participating in outreach programs. Click here to complete a Volunteer Application today.
 

Be sure to check the LEC as one of your fields of interest!

Hours of operation
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
1 to 5 p.m. Sunday

More information
For additional information, please contact Sandy Falcon at sfalcon@volusia.org or 386-789-7207, ext. 21025.

We look forward to seeing you at the LEC!

Upcoming events

Scrub stroll

January 20 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

LEC - 'Winged Migration'

January 21 @1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Join LEC staff for a showing of the acclaimed documentary “Winged Migration.” Watch as film crews follow bird migrations through 40 countries and seven continents. Free popcorn will be served. Snacks can be purchased in the gift shop. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eus...

LEC - Family game day

January 22 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bring the family to explore the LEC exhibit gallery, meet live animal ambassadors, and play environmentally themed board games. Registration is requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.  Meet in Lyonia Environmental Center's classroom, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona ...

Scrub stroll

January 23 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

Scrub stroll

January 27 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

LEC - Nature exploration day

January 28 @1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
This indoor program will include hands-on activities, microscope exploration stations, and nature-themed crafts and games. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.  Meet in Lyonia Environmental Center's classroom, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona...

Scrub stroll

January 30 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

LEC - Tails and tales

February 2 @2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Staff will share fun facts about reptiles and introduce the center’s reptile ambassadors. Meet in Lyonia Environmental Center's classroom, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028. ...

Scrub stroll

February 3 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

LEC - 'Earthflight'

February 4 @1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Watch the PBS documentary “Earthflight," which shows a flight from the wings of birds across six continents. Popcorn will be provided. Snacks and beverages will be available for sale. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested; call 386-...

LEC - 'Mammals of the scrub' hike

February 5 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LEC staff will lead this guided hike into Lyonia Preserve, where they will share information about mammals that live in the scrub habitat and explain why they are an important part of the xeric ecosystem.  Lyonia Environmental Center is part of the Deltona Regional Library complex at 2150 Eu...

Scrub stroll

February 6 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

Scrub stroll

February 10 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

LEC - Nature hike of Lyonia Preserve

February 11 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Hikers will learn about Florida’s scrub habitat, ephemeral wetlands, and the endangered species that live there. Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21028. ...

LEC - Reptiles and recycling

February 12 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meet some live reptiles at Lyonia Environmental Center and make a valentine craft using recycled materials.  Reservations are required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.  Meet at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. ...

Scrub stroll

February 13 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

Scrub stroll

February 17 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

Wildlife Festival

February 18 @10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Take a walk on the wild side as Lyonia Environmental Center (LEC) presents the second annual Wildlife Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The festival will feature Florida wildlife presentations, environmental displays, and guided tours of Lyonia Preserve. The 360-acre p...

Scrub stroll

February 20 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead free hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested a...

Scrub stroll

February 24 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead free hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested a...

LEC - Popcorn and a movie

February 26 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Watch “Super Hummingbirds" in Lyonia Environmental Center's classroom. The documentary uses high-speed cameras to enter the fast-paced world of the tiny birds. Popcorn will be provided. Snacks and beverages will be available for sale. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring wa...

Scrub stroll

February 27 @9:00 am to 10:00 am
Environmental specialists lead hikes through Lyonia Preserve 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 requested and may b...

Lyonia Environmental Center
2150 Eustace Ave.
Deltona, FL 32725

Phone: 386-789-7207

For additional information, please contact:
Sandy Falcon
sfalcon@volusia.org
Ext. 21025

Volunteers contact:
Rachel Bartlett
rbartlett@volusia.org
Ext. 21023