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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 website

Membership Benefits

  • 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
  • Anvitation 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