Welcome to Stratford Ecological Center

Educational Farm & Nature Preserve

Stratford is dedicated to the education of children and adults in understanding of the relationship between living things and their environment, thereby fostering an appreciation for the land and all life that depends on it.
FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS

Education Programs

Stratford’s educational farm and nature preserve offers a diversity of programs for children and adults.  Our 236 acre outdoor classroom inspires a sense of wonder and stewardship of the natural world through hands-on experiential education.

Programs & Events
EXPLORATION AWAITS

Plan Your Visit

Visitors are welcome to explore the land, hike the 4 miles of nature trails, visit the livestock, tour the gardens and greenhouses, explore the creek, pond, prairie, and swamps of the State Nature Preserve.

Plan Your Visit
BE PART OF THE FAMILY

Get Involved

Stratford is a community run organization with over 180 active volunteers. As a private nonprofit organization that does not receive state or federal funding, Stratford relies on the participation and engagement of our community of donors and volunteers.

 

Volunteer
Donate

FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS

Education Programs

Stratford’s educational farm and nature preserve offers a diversity of programs for children and adults.  Our 236 acre outdoor classroom inspires a sense of wonder and stewardship of the natural world through hands-on experiential education.

Programs & Events
EXPLORATION AWAITS

Plan Your Visit

Visitors are welcome to explore the land, hike the 4 miles of nature trails, visit the livestock, tour the gardens and greenhouses, explore the creek, pond, prairie, and swamps of the State Nature Preserve.

Plan Your Visit
BE PART OF THE FAMILY

Get Involved

Stratford is a community run organization with over 180 active volunteers. As a private nonprofit organization that does not receive state or federal funding, Stratford relies on the participation and engagement of our community of donors and volunteers.

 

Volunteer
Donate