Eaton Canyon Natural Area is a 190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains. Visitors can enjoy its hiking trails, equestrian trails with a staging area, picnic areas, seasonal stream, rocks and minerals, various natural habitats, native plants, and wildlife. Open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Calendar

DOCENT-LED FAMILY NATURE WALKS
- Every Saturday at 9am.
Meet in front of the Nature Center. No Dogs, please.more ...


NATURE TAILS STORY HOUR
- Every Saturday at 10:30am.
Nature Tails is a program in which we read animal and nature stories to children visiting the Nature Center. Meet in the Children’s Corner in the museum.


ANIMAL PRESENTATION
- Every Saturday following Story Time.


NATURE CRAFTS
- Every Saturday at 11:30am.
(Weather permitting)
Join us as we learn about nature and our surroundings through fun, child-friendly activities and crafts. Everyone is welcome. Meet in the Nature Center Patio. $2 donation suggested.


SIERRA CLUB
- Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00pm.

"The Longest Straw" video depicts the project that has brought water to Los Angeles from the north through hundreds of miles of aqueducts. In the 86-minute documentary, director Samantha Bode spends 65 days backpacking the 338-mile path of the controversial Los Angeles Aqueducts during one of the worst droughts in California history. https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000001a9eKQAQ for program details.


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY PLANT WALK
- Sunday, May 12 at 9am

Meet in front of the Nature Center


EATON CANYON GARDENING GROUP
- Sunday, May 12, at 10am.

Meet in the Native Plant Garden.


PASADENA AUDUBON SOCIETY
- Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30pm

"Channel Islands Bald Eagles" presented by Annie Little. Channel Island Bald Eagles were a core constituent of Southern California’s Bald Eagle population, and these nesting birds were equally an important element of the ecosystem of the islands. http://www.pasadenaaudubon.org/?q=meetings


SOUTHWESTERN HERPETOLOGISTS SOCIETY
- Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm

See website for information:
http://www.swhs.org/


MOONLIGHT WALK
- Friday, May 17 meet in Nature Center lobby at 7:15pm

see flyer ...


EATON CANYON CONSERVATION WORK DAY
- Saturday, May 18 from 9am to noon.

RSVP required. Email: eatoncanyon.conservation@gmail.com


AUDUBON BIRD WALK
- Sunday, May 19, at 8am.
Meet leader Hill Penfold in front of the Nature Center. more ...


NATURE JOURNALING
- Sunday, May 19 from 10am to noon.

Meet at the picnic tables by the pond.


TRAILSIDE/TABLETOP NATURE DISCOVERIES
- Sunday, May 19 from 1pm to 4pm.

"Nature's Recyclers" with Pam & Melanie. Stop by in the Nature Center Patio.


CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
- Thursday, May 23, at 7:30pm.

"La Tuna Canyon regeneration" presented by Kitty Connolly. On September 1, 2017, a fire broke out in La Tuna Canyon, about four miles from the Theodore Payne Foundation. Even while the fire was burning, Canyon residents were speculating about what to plant to stabilize the steep slopes.https://www.cnps-sgm.org/showevent.php?id=249&ty=3&rl=1


WE BEES
- Sunday, June 2 from 10am to 4pm.

Come meet and learn about our AMAZING Bees. more ...



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