EcoCenter: A Community Resource for Environmental Education


Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter
2560 Embarcadero Road

Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 493-8000
info@EVols.org
For a map and directions, click here.

EcoCenter Open Hours (Spring 2017):
Fridays: 11:00 - 1:30 pm

1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month: 
10:00 - 1:00 pm

Admission is free. Open hours change seasonally, with occasional closures for special events. Please check this page for up-to-date hours and information.


Events:

  • Visit our Events page for a current schedule of events.


Public Programs:


Features & Attractions at the EcoCenter:
  • Touchscreen Science Displays
  • Hands-on Nature Exhibits
  • Binoculars and bird guides
  • EV Bay Tour smartphone app
  • Green Building Tutor
  • The Marsh Cam

Community Programs:
  • The EV works with local community organizations and groups to host programs at the EcoCenter and in the broader community. Contact Rodrigo@EVols.org for more information.
Private Events:
  • The EcoCenter is available for private facility rentals. Contact Arlene@EVols.org for more information.


About the EcoCenter:
The EcoCenter is the headquarters for the Environmental Volunteers and serves as a nature center open to the public. Our headquarters is also the workspace for our professional staff who direct and implement our programs in support of our mission: To promote the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education.

The EcoCenter is a community resource for environmental education. Through our location in the beautiful Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve, we have expanded our mission fulfillment to offer a wide range of educational opportunities for children, adults, and families!

To learn more about the EcoCenter's unique history, click here.