Nature centers

Markel has a specialty insurance program designed for nature centers whose mission is to protect nature and educate the community. We specialize in insuring:

  • Nature centers
  • Environmental, education organizations
  • Botanical gardens
  • Historical sites
  • Aviaries and raptor centers
  • Outdoor education centers
  • Reptile centers

Markel provides property and liability insurance and loss control resources to protect the organization with the coverage it needs.

Customized insurance coverage for nature centers

coverage to protect buildings, contents, collections, displays, and stock

General liability
coverage featuring:
  • Limits up to $1 million per occurrence/$3 million aggregate
  • Abuse and professional liability for children's programming and camps
  • Special events, including liquor liability
  • Outdoor activities, such as kayaking and adventure courses--all on one policy

Automobile coverage for liability and physical damage, including coverage for non-owned and hired automobiles

Umbrella excess liability for additional coverage (limits up to $15 million available)

Accident medical coverage for volunteers and program participants

Management liability coverage featuring:
  • Directors and officers liability
  • Employment practices liability
Loss Control Resources
Markel provides nature centers with a wealth of risk management and loss control tools, including:
  • A risk management library of articles, safety guides, and video lending library
  • Loss control review, on-site at your nature center
  • Discounts on background checks, driver safety courses, abuse prevention training, and more