Wild Cortes, Natural History Centre & EcoLab
Located at Linnea Education Centre, Wild Cortes is the permanent off-site Natural History Education Centre of the Cortes Island Museum & Archives.
Wild Cortes and the EcoLab are part of the Cortes Wild! partnership which works together to create exhibits and provide extensive educational materials, microscopes and promotes greater awareness about ecology and environmental challenges facing Cortes Island and surrounding regions.
Location & Accessibility
The entrance is down the stone steps on the left to the Linnaea’s front door with a wheelchair accessible entrance down the library ramp.
Wild Cortes is managed by the Cortes Wild! partnership: Linnaea Farm Society, Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society, Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI), Discovery Islands Ecosystem Mapping Project (DIEM), Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society (FTCCIS), Cortes Island biologist Sabina Leader Mense, geologist/naturalist Christian Gronau, and teacher/naturalist Rex Weiler and students.