Native Orchids Need Fungi; Wild Orchids Are Fun, Guys!

Irvine Nature Center

Our Mysterious Orchids: Hidden Connections Below- and Above-Ground Roughly 10 percent of the world’s plant species are orchids. This huge family has long fascinated scientists and been prized by collectors for its strange and often showy flowers. However, orchids are often among the first casualties from environmental degradation. Of North America’s approximately 220 native orchid... Read more »

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After Hours at Irvine

Irvine Nature Center

Come explore Irvine, the first Thursday of the month, and observe Irvine at dusk, when the grounds are quiet... or are they? Use the time to walk the trails, relax at Wedding Point, check out our Aviary, explore the Wetlands, discover the Native American site, play in the Outdoor Classroom or wander the Woodland Garden.... Read more »

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Babies and Friends: Nature Edition with (cool) progeny

Irvine Nature Center

Calling all parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers! Want to get out and about? Looking to meet other moms? Join us for a new program offered with our friends at (cool) progeny, Babies and Friends. Meet new friends and mingle while enjoying an outdoor guided walk with one of Irvine's environmental educators. Wear sturdy... Read more »

$5 – $10

Nature’s Healing Powers & Wild Turkey Sours – NEW DATE

Irvine Nature Center

New Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022 The Role of Nature in Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing How does a relationship with nature affect an individual’s psychological well-being? Many people can identify with the notion of encountering peacefulness in nature and consequently experiencing nourishment. We will review current research on the relationship between nature and mental... Read more »

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After Hours at Irvine

Irvine Nature Center

Come explore Irvine, the first Thursday of the month, and observe Irvine at dusk, when the grounds are quiet... or are they? Use the time to walk the trails, relax at Wedding Point, check out our Aviary, explore the Wetlands, discover the Native American site, play in the Outdoor Classroom or wander the Woodland Garden.... Read more »

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Babies and Friends: Nature Edition with (cool) progeny

Irvine Nature Center

Calling all parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers! Want to get out and about? Looking to meet other moms? Join us for a new program offered with our friends at (cool) progeny, Babies and Friends. Meet new friends and mingle while enjoying an outdoor guided walk with one of Irvine's environmental educators. Wear sturdy... Read more »

$5 – $10