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Volunteer of the Month-May 2017!

May 2, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

May’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Gayle Parnell! Gayle Parnell is a sensational volunteer who volunteers in many areas of Irvine including Eco-Explorers and as a Volunteer Naturalist. Gayle has volunteered over 400 hours at Irvine Nature Center and is a crucial piece of the Irvine Volunteer Team. Irvine’s Manager of Public Programs/… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- April 2017!

March 31, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

April’s Volunteer(s) of the Month are the wonderful CCBC Owings Mills Post-Secondary Functional Academic Learning Support Program also known as Vince’s Crew! Vince’s Crew are wonderful volunteers who perform a variety of tasks at Irvine behind the scenes to keep Irvine a beautiful place for thousands of visitors each year. During the week, Vince’s Crew help… Read more »

Family Volunteer Day

November 29, 2014 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 families came out to Irvine Nature Center to celebrate National Family Volunteer Day. Volunteers made new hopscotch tiles for Irvine’s Outdoor Classroom, decorated tic-tac-toe rocks for our Kids Corner and future Family Game Nights, strung tree cookie necklaces for Nature Birthday Parties and constructed a Recycled Bottle Water Play Board… 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 »

Business Volunteers Maryland GIVE Program at Irvine Nature Center!

November 5, 2013 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

This past weekend, BVU Maryland’s GIVE Program had their final project work day at Irvine Nature Center. The weather was perfect and the group completed a great project for Irvine’s Outdoor Classroom. They built a human-sized bird’s nest out of fence posts and Oriental Bittersweet. The project was two-fold: build a new component for the… Read more »

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 »