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Newport Beach resident gets a facelift!

Bo positioning rocks

by Lola Olvera, ENC Communications Intern The Environmental Nature Center’s beloved stream and pond are getting a makeover. Environmental Nature Center (ENC) staff and volunteers began the project by bringing out shovels and gloves and getting their hands dirty as they pitched in to help restore the Center’s 300-foot recycling stream. The winding body of…

ENC invites local educators to learn, implement hands-on science education with two workshops

Teachers Night Out

by Lola Olvera, ENC Communications Intern As ENC Naturalist Fiorella Gardella says, not all learning happens “behind a book.” At the ENC, most of it happens outdoors. On January 23, Citizen Science for Educators — Gardella’s brainchild and the ENC’s first-ever program of its kind–finally comes to fruition, bringing together teachers and soon-to-be teachers to learn about…

Wolves and Coyotes and Dogs, OH MY!

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Skie Bender of Wolf Haven International will present “Wolves, Coyotes and Willdife!” on January 26, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The program takes a close look at the differences and similarities between wolf and coyote biology, behavior, social structure, historical and current ranges, and ecosystem roles. How do our domesticated dogs compare and contrast to these wild canids?…

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