Rent the Dwight Center for Conservation Science for your Workshop or Retreat

This state-of-the-art, LEED-certified green facility is the hub of Pepperwood operations. Our Gallery and Classroom spaces are available to rent for day use by groups on a limited basis. Enjoy tranquility, beautiful views, and our well-equipped facilities that provide the perfect space for your next workshop, meeting or retreat. All rentals are subject to approval and availability.


With views overlooking the mountains, our gallery space is the perfect setting for a small group meeting with a conference table that accommodates 12 people, or for a social event with standing room for up to 50 people.


Each of our two classrooms can accommodate groups of up to 25 people or both spaces can be combined to allow lecture style seating for up to 80 people. Each classroom is equipped with a large projection screen, tables and chairs. We can work with your seating arrangements and technology needs.

Conte Courtyard

The spacious Conte Courtyard is a perfect venue for a variety of activities including open-air luncheons, outdoor workshops, classes, and social events.

Dwight Center facilities rental pricing

  • $225 Gallery small group meeting
  • $375 Gallery social event
  • $400/each Individual Classroom use or $750/both Classrooms
  • $450 Conte Courtyard social event up to 80 people
  • $100 Shared Kitchen use for catering needs
  • $1,200 Workshop/Event Special (includes use of both Classrooms, Conte Courtyard, and Kitchen)

*For use of the whole Dwight Center, please contact us.

Enjoy the following amenities and services for an additional fee

  • Private naturalist-led hikes
  • Sustainable land-management service activity
  • Catering & hospitality coordination
  • Audio/visual support

Learning Landscapes

Immerse your group in an educational expedition on our 3,200 preserve led by an expert naturalist. Additional fee applies. Click the button below to learn more.

Learning Landscapes

How to request a reservation

The Dwight Center for Conservation Science is available on a limited basis for day usage for organizations that share Pepperwood's commitment to science, education and the environment. Eligibility is determined on a case by case basis.

For additional information or rental requests, please fill out a rental request form and send to