Over 35 Years of Education and Research

For 35 years, the Nisqually Reach Nature Center has offered environmental education to thousands of youth and young adults at Luhr Beach in Olympia, Washington, and in the classroom.

  Nisqually Reach Aquatic Reserve

Founded in 2011 to help protect the valuable resources found in Puget Sound.

Pigeon Guillemot Breeding Survey

Like to look at birds?  Want to learn more about these fascinating and lovable seabirds?  Volunteers can help during the summer breeding season


  Volunteer Celebration at NRNC

Come join us on October 21st from 12-2pm at NRNC as we celebrate another great year of service connecting people to the many values in the Puget Sound.  Event will be a Potluck so bring your favorite dish to share.



As a non-profit, we rely on support from individuals and surrounding communities to keep our mission alive and moving forwards.


 The Nature Center has a wide variety of hands-on volunteer opportunities for all ages! Join our team of over 120 volunteers that help with our mission.


Donate today! Every dollar helps keep the puget sound healthy.