Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary

Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3), 100 acre wildlife sanctuary that features a variety of native habitats, approximately 4 miles of trails, and a nature center that is open to the public year-round. Trained naturalists and dedicated volunteers offer a wide array of STEM programs focusing on environmental and natural sciences for all ages on-site, as well as at events throughout the community. From field trips, scout programs, birthday parties, summer camps, preschool programs, homeschool programs, and special events, Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary has many opportunities for engaging, exciting, and hands-on learning experiences.


  • Museum/library/STEM-rich institution or attraction

Audience Served

  • Everyone

Opportunities Offered

  • After school/out of school
  • Drop in
  • Fair/festival/event
  • Field trip
  • In school
  • Internships
  • Summer camp

Focus Areas

  • Biology
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • General Science
  • Making/DIY
  • Natural History