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Springing into the New Season

March 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers

This winter, in Eco-Explorers, has been a cold one, but we still had a blast! Whether students were learning about natural disasters, biodiversity, or microscopic worlds, students remained engaged and active with fun activities, crafts, and experiments. As the days grow longer and warmer, students are ready and excited to transition into the Spring session… Read more »

The March 2018 Volunteer Of The Month Is…

March 12, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

Irvine’s Volunteer of the Month this month is none other than Gerry Galuardi! The staff at Irvine Nature Center is so grateful for the work that Gerry does here every week, no one more so than Wally Vait, Irvine’s sole staff Manager of Facilities. Wally nominated Gerry because “he’s doing a yeoman’s job. He’s extremely helpful and… Read more »

Project Clean Stream 2018

February 23, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

Do you love the Chesapeake Bay area as much as we do? The crabs! The boats! The boh’s! The beautiful springtime sun reflecting off the crystal clear water! Then join Irvine Nature Center for this year’s Project Clean Stream clean up event! We will be cleaning up the area surrounding Irvine on April 15, 2018… Read more »

Microscopic Worlds!

January 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

This winter, students in grades 3rd-5th have been exploring with Microscopes!  Students are viewing the world through different eyes.  After learning about the importance of microscopes and the different parts of the microscope, students have been viewing all sorts of nature!  They learned how to make their own slides and have been able to view… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- January 2018!

January 5, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers

January’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Naim Bailey!!! Naim is an incredible volunteer! Naim first came to Irvine in 2015 with the CCBC Owings Mills Post-Secondary Functional Academic Learning Support Program as known as Vince’s Crew. Once he graduated from the PSFALS program, he still came to Irvine to volunteer with his grandmother. Even when… Read more »

Annual Volunteer Update: 2017!

December 21, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

Volunteers of Irvine Nature Center did some incredible work this past year! Here’s a look into what we’ve done: PumpkinFest was a HUGE success this fall! 120+ volunteers contributed a total of over 1000 hours of volunteer service filled with crafts, hay rides, games, and more! A huge thank you to Franklin High School National Science Honor Society, Franklin High… Read more »