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Irvine Nature Center Welcomes Brian Rollfinke as Director of Education

October 11, 2019 - Latest

Irvine Nature Center is pleased to announce a new hire for the nonprofit’s Education Team; Brian Rollfinke joins the organization as Director of Education. Rollfinke comes to Irvine Nature Center after over thirty years of teaching at Friends School of Baltimore where he instructed students in Pre-Algebra and Algebra; he also served as the Coordinator… Read more »

Join Us For Hoot’s Halloween Party on October 19th!

October 2, 2019 - Events, Latest

Spend your Sunday, October 19th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm with Irvine’s mascot, Hoot the Owl, celebrating the boo-tiful season. A new event this year, Hoot’s Halloween will be the perfect weekend opportunity to try out those Halloween costumes before the big day. Irvine’s Naturalists have lots of fun activities planned including party games, hands-on nature… Read more »

Pumpkinfest Returns To Irvine on October 12th!

September 27, 2019 - Events, Latest

Fall is here and the staff at Irvine Nature Center are excited to celebrate our 35th annual Pumpkinfest Fall Family Celebration on Saturday, October 12th from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. We’re partnering with the Baltimore Ravens to make this year’s Pumpkinfest extra-fun. It’s one of our favorite events of the year and we hope that you… Read more »

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. 

Bringing it BACK!

September 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

It’s here! The school year has started up again and the Eco-Explorers afterschool club is back! Students at Garrison Forest school delved into the topic of Biodiversity, learning about different local plants and animals and how they work together in an ecosystem. On our Biodiversity hunt we discovered giant worms, millipedes, squirrels, mushrooms, and trees!… Read more »

July Volunteers of the Month

August 3, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

This summer, we have been so lucky to have so many wonderful volunteers giving their time, talents, and skills to Irvine. We’ve had so many outstanding helpers that when it came time to choose just one volunteer for the month of July, we couldn’t do it. So this month, we have not one but TWO… Read more »