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Environmental Nature Center You Tube Channel & Live Online Events!

ENC on YouTube: We will continue posting “Learn from Home” videos on our YouTube channel for as long as we are able so you and your family can keep learning about nature and science.

Live Stream Events: Check our Events Calendar for upcoming live online events, too!

Distance Learning: With children home from school, the Environmental Nature Center has shifted to provide learning opportunities from afar.The ENC’s Distance Learning programs bring the field trip to YOU. Take a virtual hike with an ENC Naturalist as they present your program LIVE with easily accessible technology. Your students will have the ability to ask and answer questions about what they observe in real time. Donate a program to your child’s class! More info HERE.

Nature Based Lesson Plans: Based on our recent survey, many of you want us to provide “nature based lesson plans.” We’ve started a page HERE and we’ll be posting lesson plans regularly. Requests? email Lead Naturalist Raquel.

Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt: The ENC challenges you to walk through your neighborhood with your family and see what you can observe! Participants can play by following this link to download the Scavr app. Or simply download the Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt. Enjoy the fresh air!

ENC Bingo: These will be fun to use when you can visit again, but in the meantime, you might be able to find quite a few of these things in your own neighborhood if you are observant! Bingo 1, Bingo 2, Bingo 3 – You can also use them without leaving home, by calling out items on the cards, like “rabbit”, “lichen”, etc.

Check out links to more nature resources below!

Virtual Lessons & Activities (Wildlife/Nature):

The Environmental Nature Center provides a tremendous service for our community, free, public access to Nature, environmental education, and a sanctuary for our community to escape from life’s pressures. The ENC depends on income from programs to fund our operations and pay staff. The recent school shut downs and program cancellations will result in considerable loss of income for the Center. Please consider donating.

Early Childhood Activities:

Virtual Lessons & Activities (STEM):

Literacy Activities (because everyone should love to read. Especially about nature!):

Virtual Lessons & Activities (History/Art):

Virtual Lessons & Activities (Historical Site Tours):

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