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Slow and Steady Wins the Race

October 13, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

With a 360 degree view, the Eastern Box Turtle exhibit is possibly the most immersive animal exhibit at Irvine. Three turtles call the exhibit home and can be found wondering around the edge, hiding under logs, or taking a bath in the pond. These three female Box Turtles have been at Irvine for well over… Read more »

Bye Bye Butterfly!

September 20, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

Bye Bye Butterfly! With fall quickly approaching, the butterflies are getting ready to bear the winter and Irvine’s butterfly house is following suit. Irvine’s first year of running a completely catch and release butterfly house was a huge success! Visitors could see totally native butterflies drinking nectar from native plants, see caterpillars munching away on… Read more »

Program Spotlight- So long to Summer Camp Series

August 18, 2017 - Latest, Programs

  Celebrate the last week of summer by exploring nature at Irvine! This camp series includes nature scavenger hunts, games, animal encounters, nature hikes and more! Sign up for one day or the whole series. Each day is a new adventure!     https://www.explorenature.org/center-event/long-summer-camp-series/ Per session: $75 members, $85 non-members Aftercare 4 – 6 p.m.… Read more »

Who’s Awake?

July 10, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

Looking carefully into the last mew of the aviary, you may be able to get a glimpse of our newest animal ambassador – a Great Horned Owl! Our Great Horned Owl has finally arrived and has been settling in nicely! This owl has quite the backstory. As a chick, a predator raided the nest, but luckily,… Read more »

Students love Eco-Explorers because…

June 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

With summer break starting, our after-school club will be taking a short break. Not to worry, Eco-Explorers will be on the road this summer traveling to Sparks Elementary to lead two, week-long sessions!  Check back next month to see how our first week of summer Eco-Explorers went! Before saying goodbye to our Explorers, we asked them… Read more »