Heron Haven 11809 Old Maple Rd. Omaha, Ne. (402)-493-4303
Mailing Address: PO Box #103 Boystown, NE, 68010-0103
The Office and Education Center is available by appointment only. Call the Office at (402)493-4303 and leave a message. Trails are open to the public, Dawn to Dusk everyday!!!
Heron Haven... A walk on the wild side!!!
Heron Haven is a spring-fed wetland sanctuary. The sanctuary features one of the last oxbow wetlands of the Big Papillion Creek and it is within Omaha's city limits.
Heron Haven is an important educational and research asset to the Omaha community. Biology and ecology students from local schools and universities use the wetland to conduct ecological studies and surveys of native species of plants and aquatic animals. Heron Haven also has a spacious Education Center where lectures and short courses on conservation, birding, photography and natural history are offered. The Education Center also houses a natural history museum and a reference library containing books, periodicals, and videos.
New Things Happening at Heron Haven: The Next Camera Club Meeting will be May 23rd at 10:30AM, we will discuss composition and color management. Be sure to check this web site for the date of the meetings as they are no longer the "3rd Saturday. The time has changed to 10:30AM."
Next Board of Directors meeting will be April 26th at 1:00pm.
The Canada Goose eggs are hatching, if you go to Heron Haven and see a family of geese, please keep away and give them plenty of distance. The parents are very protective and will try to bite if you get too close.
Heron Haven will be participating in OMAHAGIVES24. The big date is May 20th. Click the logo below for more information.