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Volunteer of the Month-March 2017!

March 7, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

March’s Volunteer of the Month is the Incredible Dennis Sullivan! Dennis Sullivan is an incredible volunteer who works our Earth Friends Program as well as our Forest Dreamers Program. Dennis started volunteering at Irvine this past fall and has become an integral part of our volunteer team. Irvine’s Head of Homeschool Programs, Stephanie Holzman said,… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month-February 2017!

February 1, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

February’s Volunteer of the Month is the Fantastic Valerie Lannen! Valerie Lannen is a stupendous and wonderful volunteer and she has been volunteering at Irvine for the past 3 and half years! Valerie volunteers as a Naturalist Intern and has helped with a variety of items including outreaches, field trips and now Urban Education! Irvine’s Manager… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- January 2017!

January 10, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

January’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Shannon Biggers! Shannon is a student at Stevenson University and she volunteers with The Nature Preschool. Shannon has volunteered outside of her regular hours to attend and assist with preschool events when extra hands are needed. she has also showed tremendous interest in developing her relationships with the children while… Read more »

Annual Volunteer Update: 2016!

December 22, 2016 - Irvine Volunteers

Volunteers of Irvine Nature Center did some amazing work this past year! Here’s a look into what we’ve done: PumpkinFest was a HUGE success this fall! 130+ volunteers contributed a total of over 1300 hours of volunteer service filled with crafts, hay rides, games and more! A huge thank you to Franklin High School, Towson… Read more »

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 »

Volunteer of the Month- November 2016!

October 28, 2016 - Irvine Volunteers

November’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Nadia Augen! Nadia was nominated by Beth Lacey Gill, Irvine’s Director of Marketing, Communications & Rentals. In her nomination note, Beth Lacey Wrote: “Rather than wait until her fall semester started, she began her internship over the summer. From the start, Nadia was punctual, eager and inquisitive. She made big progress… Read more »

Constellation Energy at Irvine Nature Center!

April 21, 2014 - Irvine Volunteers

Constellation Energy and BGE employees came out to Irvine on April 8th during National Volunteer Week to volunteer their time! They collected trees to repair our Native American lean-to that had collapsed with all the winter snow and to repair our Native American garden fence that was falling over! They did an excellent job with… Read more »

Project Clean Stream at Irvine Nature Center!

March 4, 2014 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

Project Clean Stream will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – noon.  Join Irvine Nature Center to participate in the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s PROJECT CLEAN STREAM on Saturday, April 5th! If you have a neighborhood stream, work at a school or office whose grounds are in need of some… Read more »