The Latest

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

July 28, 2015 - Executive Director, Latest

By Executive Director Brooks Paternotte Here at Irvine Nature Center we like to abide by and promote the “Leave No Trace” principles. However, we have found that sometimes it poses a challenge, particularly with a range of participants from cradle to grey. As a result, I asked my team to sit down and discuss the… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – “Fitness for Flowers”

August 22, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

I was recently handed a slim volume called “Fitness for Flowers” with the subtitle of “How to make cut flowers and foliage last longer.”  While at Irvine we do not allow the cutting of flowers much less any native flora, we do recognize that many of our friends and members have a passion for horticulture… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Don’t Feed The Animals!

July 31, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Shocked would be an understatement when describing my wife after receiving a text from a neighbor here in Owings Mills; it seems that this resident of a development near Irvine Nature Center had seen two kits (young fox) in her yard and had started feeding them regularly.  It is not uncommon to see fox in… Read more »