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Touch of Nature Environmental Center is a unit in the division of Student Affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and is home to experiential education programs that utilize the many natural resources on and around its 3,100 acres located in beautiful Southern Illinois. These programs offer opportunities in both adventure and environmental education, and meet the needs for a wide range of groups, businesses and organizations. Touch of Nature is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art educational, recreational and professional development to our customers.

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Trainings and Workshops

Trainings and WorkshopsTouch of Nature offers training and workshops throughout the year for outdoor professionals, as well as Pre-K-12 educators.  These are great ways to add to your resumes and vita.  Our certified facilitators are dedicated in making these workshops a valuable teaching experience for instructors and students alike.