Located just northwest of Baltimore, Irvine Nature Center is a leading environmental education center with 80,000 visitors a year. Our green building and 210 acres of forests, meadows and wetlands are perfect for students, families and nature-lovers. We look forward to exploring nature with you!

Upcoming Events

  1. SOLD OUT: Raptors, Rehab & Riesling

    Thu Jan 19 @ 6:30PM - 8:30PM
  2. Outdoor Classroom Team

    Fri Jan 20 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
  3. Tales & Tails

    Fri Jan 20 @ 10:00AM - 10:45AM
  4. Science Sundays

    Sun Jan 22 @ 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Irvine on Instagram

  • Students at Irvine found an injured #boxturtle. Her left front limb was missing and her shell was bloody. Our staff bundled her up and brought her to #friskys #wildlife sanctuary for recovery. We hope to #release her at Irvine when she mends!
  • Winter's earliest sunset! #solstice

Irvine on YouTube


Irvine Nest Cam: Wrens Fledging


Irvine Nest Cam: Wren Growing Sequence


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