Center for Subtropical Affairs

Inspiring resilient development through community engagement with nature & science.

Pairing environmental education with cultural arts programming to make science accessible and engaging for all.

 

The center for subtropical affairs is an ecological learning center in little river that provides jobs and career training in sustainable development to the community. We work with students of all ages to advance environmental education, resource conservation, and overall environmental health.

What We Do

CIVIC ECOLOGY

The Center for Subtropical Affairs offers jobs and career training in sustainable development to the community through hands on learning. Our uniquely curated & fun experiential approach advances environmental education and resilient living, while providing our community with skills that teach self-reliance.

By initiating the collective effort of our extraordinary citizens, CSTA will be both the catalyst for change and the beneficiary of the returns that will inevitably come from finding solutions.

Anne Louise Burdett teaching about sex and herbs

EDUCATION

We work with students of all ages to advance environmental education, resource conservation, and overall environmental health. CSTA pairs environmental education with cultural arts programming to make science accessible and engaging for all.

NURSERY

Our retail Garden Center offers a variety of native plants, rare fruit trees, orchids, ornamentals, and landscaping plants. We work with plants endemic to Florida as well as exotic species. We offer organic gardening amendments and soil, ceramic pots, and potting services. We also offer design and installation for your home and business. 

OUTDOOR BOTANICAL GARDEN EVENTS SPACE

We host events from art shows, to debuts, to music events.

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