Read below for recently published news articles about Environmental Volunteers and the EcoCenter.
Nurturing the Next Generation of Stewards »
November 2018 – School Programs, the cornerstone of EV services, provide Bay Area students from low-income areas with access to environmental education relating to California’s natural world.
Transporting Kids to Nature »
June 2018 – The EV’s Transportation Fund is a critical link to provide Bay Area provide students with access to field trips and outdoor environmental education.
EV Welcomes New Executive Director, Elliott Wright »
March 2018 – Elliott Wright bring 12 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, and environmental education program development.
Environmental Volunteers’ Executive Director to step down after 17 years »
May 2017 – Allan Berkowitz leaves his post as Executive Director of the EV.
Hands-on Discovery With the EV at Hoover Elementary (podcast) »
September 2016 – Elsa Chen, teacher at Hoover Elementary in Palo Alto, shares how her 3rd grade classroom transforms during an EV school program.
Have Exhibits, Will Travel: New Environmental Educational Program in Baylands Takes the Lessons to the People »
August 2016 – The EcoCenter on Wheels is a new mobile learning station developed by Environmental Volunteers to bring environmental science lessons to the community.
Environmental Volunteers helps 10,000 Students a Year Bridge the ‘Nature Gap’ »
February 2016 – EV programs help students connect with nature and learn ways to care for the environment.
$200,000 Grant from Super Bowl 50 awarded to Environmental Volunteers »
February 2016 – The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee selected the EV as one of four local nonprofits to receive a Game Changer Grant. The EV’s funds will support nature field trips for low-income students.
Local Girl Scout Launches Project to Save Endangered Species in the Baylands »
June 2015 – Environmental Volunteers hosts Save Our Species, an interactive exhibit at the EcoCenter by Gunn High School student, Sakshi Satpathy.
Guided Canoe Trip at Baylands Nature Preserve Gives A Rare Look at SF Bay Ecosystem »
September 2013 – Environmental Volunteers’ Canoeing the Baylands program allows a close up look at birds, bat rays, and salt marsh plants.
Junior Naturalist program introduces kids to the Baylands »
June 2013 – The Junior Naturalist afterschool program provides local youth with the chance to engage in hands-on natural science activities.
Photo Tour: Environmental Education Comes to Life! »
July 2012 – Microsoft celebrates the grand opening of the EcoCenter, the Bay Area’s newest environmental education facility.
KQED Science: Palo Alto Celebrates New Nature Center »
July 2012 – The grand opening of the Environmental Volunteers’ EcoCenter ushers in a new era for the historic Sea Scout building.
Historic Preservation in Palo Alto »
August 2012 – The restoration of the Environmental Volunteers’ EcoCenter celebrates the unique architectural history of the former Sea Scout base.