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Irvine Nature Center Receives BG&E Green Grant

September 27, 2019 - Latest

Without the support of our corporate partners like BG&E, Irvine couldn’t do the work we do every day. Generous, community-focused grants help Irvine bring environmental education to more children and families, develop new programs, and protect more land.

Monarch Butterfly Release

September 15, 2019 - Latest, Preschool

Students from Irvine’s Nature Preschool and Earth Friends Homeschool Program assisted Ms. Jenna with a monarch butterfly tagging and release outside the Exhibit Hall. 

School’s Out for the Summer!

June 17, 2019 -

Eco-Explorers ended the year with many fun adventures! Whether it was exploring the woods, playing fun games, or animal encounters, Eco-Explorers ended the Spring sessions with loads of memories and… Read more »

Cleaning it Up!

May 20, 2019 -

Eco-Explorers had the opportunity to participate in Project Clean Stream, an initiative that helps keep trash out of our local streams and waterways. With gloves and a trash bag, students… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month: April

April 1, 2019 -

Pam recently retired from teaching French at Gilman. Once Pam made an initial commitment to volunteer at Irvine, she went all in! She is now helping with the Nature Preschool,… Read more »

Winter Fun for Everyone!

March 17, 2019 -

The Winter Eco-Event was full of fun activities for Eco students and families alike! Animal encounters included turtles, opossums, and bearded dragons. Crafts included beaded snowflakes, puffy snowman painting, trail… Read more »