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Service Learning Program: Friends School of Baltimore

November 3, 2016 - Irvine Volunteers

This November, 21 students and 2 faculty from the Friends School of Baltimore joined Irvine for an afternoon of Service Learning. The group worked on removing the Invasive Species: Japanese Stiltgrass from the Irvine Property. First, the Friends School of Baltimore went on an Educational Invasive Species Hike with our Chesapeake Conservation Corp Member, Haley Schanne.… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Invasives!

March 21, 2014 - Executive Director, Latest

I reached for the water bottle next to my bed a few nights ago to take a gulp of water before rolling over and going back to sleep. As the cool water passed over my lips I felt immediately that something was horribly wrong. My tongue sensed a solid where only liquid should be and my… 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 »

Weekly Green Tip – We Love Our Volunteers!

September 27, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

I just wanted to make a quick post and recognize some outstanding volunteer groups here at Irvine today. First, the great folks from T. Rowe Price descended upon Irvine in droves today to help us prepare for our big event, Pupmkins on the Green, next Friday. They removed invasives, pruned perrenials, and mulched beds making… Read more »

St. Paul’s School for Boys – 9th Grade Service Day at Irvine Nature Center!

September 26, 2013 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

St. Paul’s School for Boys did an excellent job on their Day of Service at Irvine Nature Center! The boys were given the task of removing multiple invasive plants as well as suppressing another. An invasive plant is one that out-competes its neighboring plants for resources, such as nutrients, water, sunlight (or shade), and ability… Read more »