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For educators who want to promote nature knowledge, create positive experiences, and instill in children an appreciation of nature. Explore the exciting elements of our natural world in Southern California. Choose topics from rocks & minerals, plants, insects & arthropods, reptiles & amphibians, birds, or mammals.

Eaton Canyon Nature Center has wonderful nature-themed boxed kits for loan:

Each kit is packed with tools, specimens, and a Resource Guide that includes learning objectives, teacher preparation, planning tips, class activities, and literature. Loan service is available to school teachers and non-profit educators.

How to sign up for a loan kit

Please send an e-mail to:
For specific information on how to get into the program for next month's loans
Loan appointments are on selected Sundays each month

For more information, please contact
Helen at the Nature Center
1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 398-5420