George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center

BNC Nature Center

The George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center at BNC grew out of a strong commitment to conservation and environmental protection from both the City of Boston and Mass Audubon. Visitors can explore exhibits, shop for nature-related gear, host an event, and more.


  • Monday–Friday, 9 am-5 pm
  • Sunday & Monday holidays, 10 am-4 pm


Stop in before or after a walk on the trails to fill up your water bottle, use the universally accessible bathrooms, or get information on what to do at the sanctuary.

Nature Play Area

The Nature Nook engages children of all ages in discovering the natural world through free play. Learn More >

Book a Party or an Event

Host your next birthday party, social event, or meeting in one of the greenest buildings in Boston. Learn More >

Green Features

This building consumes 30% less energy than a conventional building, uses fewer natural resources, and creates a safer, healthier space for occupants. Learn More >