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Jemicy’s Service Day – Irvine Nature Center

October 31, 2013 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

Jemicy’s Service Day required a lot of hard work from the students! They dug a deeper hole for the Outdoor Classroom’s sandbox (so small children have an easier time getting in!), removed some features of the Outdoor Classroom that were no longer needed, set-up chairs for one of their teacher’s wedding, removed invasive Stilt Grass,… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Cornucopia!

October 10, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

This week’s posting will have to fall under the seasonally appropriate title of “Cornucopia” since I hope to mention a mixed bag of topics. As a former (do you ever really become a former teacher?) Latin and English teacher of nearly two decades, I can’t help but first digress into the derivation of the word.… Read more »

Weekly Green Tip – Outdoor Classrooms

September 9, 2013 - Executive Director, Latest

Here at Irvine we have created an outdoor classroom space for our members and their children; The Nature Preschool at Irvine also uses the space regularly. If you are not familiar with concept, please check out the article linked below: http://www.good.is/posts/redesigning-recess-why-kids-need-natural-playgrounds We would love some feedback on our outdoor classroom, so if you have any… Read more »