Preserving Gainesville’s Natural Areas for Education, Recreation, and the Future...
Nature Operations Division is a part of The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.
The Nature Operations Division develops and conducts environmental education programs for the Alachua County school system, community education classes, nature preschool programs, and weekend and summer programs. Its staff is responsible for the development and operation of the City's Greenways and Greenspace Design including the Hogtown Creek Greenway, nature preserves development, and habitat management.
Sandhill Restoration Project at Boulware Springs Nature Park
A project to restore the sandhill habitat at Boulware Springs Nature Park and Sweetwater Preserve will start soon. The project will require a detour of the Gainesville/Hawethorne Traill --> More info.
Spring Native Plant Sale April 3 & 4, 2015
Make room for new blooms! --> More info