The 2018-19 Teachers Night Out Schedule is HERE!

by Amelia Kimberlin, ENC Communications Intern Interested in learning new ways to inject your curriculum with some fun and fresh nature-themed activities? Look no further, because the ENC’s Teachers Night Out is coming up! Kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers are invited to participate in mini-workshops throughout the Nature Center and learn hands-on activities to teach…

Renewable Energy: Where is Southern California in the “Green” Movement?

by Angelica Camacho, ENC Communications Intern With advancements in research and technology, we know two basic principles of modern energy use: greenhouse gas emissions are bad for the environment and renewable energy sources wreak far less havoc on the environment.  Thankfully, our emissions are decreasing in recent years and renewable energy actually makes up nearly…

Navigating the Land

By: Angelica Camacho, ENC Communications Intern Our ancestors lived in harmony with the landscape of earth and skies. They navigated using the sun and stars. Over time, many humans have lost these skills in exchange for easy and convenient tools like navigation apps that tell us exactly where to go, turn by turn.  These conveniences…

On A Magical Do Nothing Day

by Amelia Kimberlin, ENC Communications Intern Join us on June 24 for another installment of the Environmental Nature Center’s Reading in the Redwoods program. This program is a great way for children and parents to appreciate a great book together while relaxing under the canopy of our beautiful towering Redwood trees! In this edition of…

Looking for Leaders

by Angelica Camacho, ENC Communications Intern Are you a responsible, reliable, curious and adventurous high school student? Looking for hands-on volunteer experience? Apply to become a Leader in Training here at the Environmental Nature Center! The Leaders in Training (LIT) program provides students with an excellent opportunity to practice responsibility and leadership as they assist…

Science Explorers Camp

Calling all water-loving scientific 9 to11-year-old campers! It’s almost time for the Environmental Nature Center’s Science Explorers Camp located at the Back Bay Science Center in Newport Beach. The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) offers eight 4-day camps during the summer, each with a different theme. During camp, you will canoe through estuary waters, interact with…

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