Become a Member Now!
The Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates mission is to develop in children and adults an appreciation of the natural world and to preserve Eaton Canyon as a natural area for future generations.
Your Membership Donation helps us to
- Sponsor Nature Center programs (e.g. Community Festivals, Weekly Family Nature Walks,
- Summer Twilight Programs, Moonlight Walks, and Speaker Presentations)
- Train Docent-Naturalists to lead nature walks and interpret nature to all age groups
- Conduct ongoing volunteer training, operate the gift shop, publish maps & nature guides, and assist staff with visitor services and animal care
- Conduct youth nature education (e.g. Guided School Tours, Weekly Story-Time, Animal Presentations, Youth Group Tours & Service Projects, and Nature Camps)
- Provide bus transportation grants to schools to enable field trips to Eaton Canyon (“Partners in Nature”)
- Organize and staff school and community outreach programs (e.g. Nature in a Box, Nature Booths)
- Support the Center’s Native Plant Gardening Group, Park Conservation Group, and the Wild
- Habitat Park Stewards Program
- Produce and distribute the monthly “Paw Prints” membership newsletter and maintain the ECNCA.org website
- Receive the “Paw Prints” newsletter with events and special interest articles and program announcements.
- Free admission to Moonlight Hikes and Twilight Programs
- Receive a 10% discount at the gift shop
- Invitation to Members Only events
- Access to the Eaton Canyon Nature Center Library
How to Become a Member
Just submit the form. You’ll be taken to a secure payment system. Membership options are listed below and remember that your contribution is tax-deductible. Thank you.
$30 – Individual
$15 – Senior (62+)
$30 – Senior Family
$15 – Student
$45 – Family
$75 – Friend of the Canyon
$100 – Sage Saver
$250 – Chaparral Contributor
$500 – Riparian Guardian
$750 – Oak Woodlands Protector
$1000 – Wildlands Angel
The Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates (ECNCA) is a chapter of the Nature Center Associates (NCA), a non-profit 501(c)(3) support group of the natural area park system of Los Angeles County. Founded for educational and scientific purposes, its primary mission is to develop in children and adults an appreciation of the natural world and to preserve Eaton Canyon as a natural area for future generations.