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Weekly Green Tip – Last Year’s Resolution

December 20, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Many of us start thinking about resolutions as the New Year approaches, so I want to dedicate this week’s blog to that topic. We often resolve to lose weight, eat or drink less, quit smoking, or be better people. Sometimes we stick with these for a while, others are failures from conception. Last year I… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Coyotes

December 5, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Clearly coyotes are a topic of interest locally!  We just hosted one of our most successful “Eat, Drink, and Learn” events here at Irvine Nature Center and the topic was none other than this relatively new local predator.  I was reminded of this when listening to Tom Pelton’s weekly “The Environment in Focus” segment yesterday on WYPR addressing… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Cornucopia Part II

November 25, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

With Thanksgiving week upon us and the inevitability of the holidays certain, I will blog about a variety of things tangential to this time of year. First, I am inspired by a tweet from the New York Times about raking versus mowing your fallen leaves. You can see the full article by clicking here. From… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Giving

October 25, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Just a quick post inspired by a day bookended with conversations about giving to non-profits such as Irvine Nature Center.  We started the day with planned giving expert Paula Einaudi who has just retired from Garrison Forest School as their Director of Development.  She graciously walked us through the different ways in which we can… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Get Involved!

October 17, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

To say that the last few weeks here at Irvine have been busy is an understatement to rival any.  We have just finished reviewing our numbers for our two major events and are thrilled to report that both Pumpkins On The Green and PumpkinFest were hugely successful.  In addition to raising funds which will help… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Cornucopia!

October 10, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

This week’s posting will have to fall under the seasonally appropriate title of “Cornucopia” since I hope to mention a mixed bag of topics. As a former (do you ever really become a former teacher?) Latin and English teacher of nearly two decades, I can’t help but first digress into the derivation of the word.… Read more »


October 8, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Are you between 16 and 28 years of age? Do you want to be part of a Millennial-led movement that is working to champion outdoor issues on campuses and in communities across the country? If the answer to these questions is YES, then you should check out the OWN It Summit Baltimore. Saturday, October 26… Read more »

T. Rowe Price Baltimore – Service Day at Irvine Nature Center!

September 28, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

T. Rowe Price has been an important community partner of Irvine Nature Center. They have contributed many hours volunteering at Irvine Nature Center, and added a few more to the ticket on Friday. The group was extremely helpful with getting the grounds prepared for our big, annual fundraiser, Pumpkins on the Green! Their hard work… Read more »