Come Visit the EcoCenter

Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter
2560 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

The EcoCenter is a nature center open to the public in the Palo Alto Baylands. We offer public nature programs, hands-on activities, touchscreen science exhibits, a green building tour, art exhibits, and more. Check out our event schedule today!

News & Updates:
Winter & Spring 2017 Public Programs at the EcoCenter: Check out our upcoming events this January and February at the EcoCenter

Join us for New Volunteer Training: Become a School Programs Volunteer! Trainings are held at the EcoCenter and at our South Bay offices. 

Environmental Volunteers has been named Palo Alto Adult School's Winter 2017 Community Partner in recognition of our commitment to education and stewardship of the environment. Click here to see Palo Alto Adult School's unique classes on birding, nature hikes, gardening in winter, and more.

Reserve your spot at Wake Up to Nature: EV's annual breakfast will be held on April 4, 2017 at Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto!

Join Us as a Volunteer

Want to volunteer? We are looking for volunteers to be part of our school programs, EcoCenter, and volunteer community!

Join us! Our friendly staff provides comprehensive training and support to our volunteers. No background experience required; only a love of nature and people.

At the EV, you can help deliver hands-on nature learning to 10,000 kids in classrooms, on field trips, and to people of all ages at the EcoCenter. Individuals and groups are welcome.

Contact us today at, or learn more by clicking here.
We look forward to connecting with you!

3/31 & 4/1: The Arts of the Garden, an event hosted by Woodside-Atherton Garden Club

Our friends at the Woodside-Atherton Garden Club are hosting an event, The Arts of the Garden, a judged Garden Club of America Flower Show showcasing excellence and beauty in Floral Design, Horticulture, Photography, and Conservation.

Friday, March 31 from 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, April 1 from 10 - 3 pm

Allied Arts Guild
75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park

Admission is free. To learn more, click here.

Connect with Nature!

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Need a peaceful nature break?

Check out what’s happening in the Baylands on our live Marsh Cam.