Welcome Center Closed … For Now

Dear Heartwood Friends & Families,
Our Welcome Center will be closed until further notice, due to COVID-19. However, Preserve gates will remain open posted hours.
You can reach us by phone during business hours: (727) 376-5111
If no one answers, we will respond to your messages ASAP.
If there has been a death or you are caring for someone that is imminent, please call or text Diana directly (727) 255-1899.
Be safe and at peace during this uncertain time. Come for a walk on our trails. It will do you good!
For more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)  and what you can do to keep healthy and safe, visit the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov or your local health department’s website.

You can’t close Mother Nature

Laura & Diana
Heartwood Preserve


Welcome Center Closed – Holiday

Heartwood’s Welcome Center will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King JrDay.


Diana will be available by appointment only.

Email Diana Here




Preserve gates will be open regular posted hours.

Welcome Center closed

Heartwood’s Welcome Center Office will be closed for company retreat: January 6 and 7.

Preserve gates will be open normal, posted hours.

Diana & Laura will have LIMITED access to email. For immediate assistance please contact Diana on her cell phone at 727-255-1899.

Off Site Event: Welcome Center Closed 10/18

2019 Florida Birding & Nature Festival

Come see Heartwood at our Vendor table ~



Attention Birders!

Celebrate the wonders of the birds, wildlife, and natural lands that we enjoy in West Central Florida.

A 4-day festival offering presentations workshops keynotes field trips boat trips a nature expo a turtle symposium presentations were you can learn from renowned professionals, experience peak migration, and shop unique products!


INFO: Florida Birding & Nature Festival


Heartwood’s Welcome Center will be CLOSED

on Friday, October 18th.

Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.







A special symposium with seven speakers – “Exploring Florida’s Rich Turtle Diversity,”  co-sponsored by the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust.


Welcome Center Closed

Tuesday, January 1, 2019


WELCOME CENTER CLOSED for New Years Day 2019.


Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.

Welcome Center Closed

Tuesday, December 25th


for the Christmas Holiday.

Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.


We will reopen on Wednesday 12/26.

Welcome Center Closed

Monday, December 24th




Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.