Nature Notes

Welcome to Nature Notes. Here you will find stories and updates from Environmental Volunteers programs and see natural science education in action. Stay tuned as we add more content!

Environmental Actions

by: Natalie Ambrosio They come in all shapes and sizes, but the important thing is that they keep coming in whatever form feasible. Here at the EV we watch what... Read More

Ways to Get Involved

Volunteer At Environmental Volunteers, we connect passionate people with opportunities to share their love of science and nature with others. You don’t need experience to join the team; our training... Read More

Why Does Wildlife Matter?

by: Allison Cheng “Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.” E.O. Wilson Western Fence Lizard, Yosemite National Park Did you know that tiny... Read More

Why do wetlands matter?

by Allison Cheng Charleston Slough, Mountain View Why Do Wetlands Matter?  Today’s public opinions on wetlands are as diverse as the plant and animal species they shelter. Opponents of wetlands... Read More

Slime Mold

By: EV Staff Imagine taking a Bay Area winter hike and seeing this: Photo by: Kelly Graham (“eggs”) Photo by: Kelly Graham (“dog vomit”)... Read More

Native Gardens

At the EcoCenter in Palo Alto, CA In November, 2021; Environmental Volunteers had the pleasure of Juanita Salisbury, a California Native Garden residential and commercial landscape architect help design and... Read More

Gifts from the Kitchen

As we navigate what-is-safe with our family and friends this holiday season, we can all agree the next best thing to a hug are yummy treats from the kitchen. Enjoy... Read More