Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory


Our mission is to inspire present and future generations to cherish and understand our natural world.

Vision Statement 

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory will be every person's gateway to an expanding world of information in the natural sciences. By focusing on education, research, and conservation, we will be recognized as Central Oregon's foremost authority on the natural sciences. Our financial base will be broad and diverse

Value Statement

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory is committed to the pursuit of excellence. We believe the quality of the personal relationships shared by visitors, volunteers, and staff is imperative to our success as a viable organization. We adhere to the highest professional standards and value teamwork, communication, trust and respect. Our volunteers and staff are a team that value dedication, quality, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and creativity. We value and respect individual effort and personal growth, but it is as a team that progress is made and goals are met.