Facility Rental

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center has two rooms available for business meetings or special events. To reserve your space call us at (308) 468-5282.

Regular Business Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Business Meetings

Regular Business Hours:

(Renters are responsible for set up and clean up)

A. Education Room/Cope Hall (1800 sq. ft.),

Theatre seating capacity - 100 people

With 8 ft tables - 60 people

Mon. – Fri.

Non Profit Organizations $75/day

Corporate/private $35/hour (Min. 3 hours)

B. Education Room & Great Hall (3200 sq. ft.)

After regular business hours only: (Min. 3 hours, $50/hour)

5pm-10pm, Monday-Friday 

9am-5pm, Saturday

5pm-9pm Sunday 


After Regular Business hours only:

A. Education Room, Great Hall & Cope Hall

First two hours $300

Each additional hour $50/hour

Reservation Cancellation Policy

 All meeting room reservations require a signed contract and a $100 deposit by credit card

 This deposit acts as a damage deposit and is returned upon a satisfactory inspection.


 No disposable utensils, plates, or cups are allowed, except for paper products

 Alcoholic beverages cannot be sold without a valid liquor license

 No mixed drinks allowed

 We reserve the right to prohibit alcohol at any function

 All requests to use the meeting space are subject to staff and/or board review

 Because this building functions as a visitor center for the sandhill crane migration spectacle every spring, the meeting rooms are not available for rental from March 1 through April 15.

15 - 8 foot Tables, 100- chairs and coffee maker available. Extra chairs or tables are the renter’s responsibility. All meals must be brought by the renter or supplied using a local caterer. No cooking facilities are available.