L.A. Nature Fest | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Mark your calendars: March 18 and 19, 2017 for our third annual L.A. Nature Fest!

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General Inquiries
email: rascals@nhm.org
telephone: 213.763.3535

Richard Smart
Coordinator, Citizen Science Program
telephone: 213.763.3535

Greg Pauly
Assistant Curator, Herpetology

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These special weekend events are your chance to meet members of our curatorial team, ask your own questions, and get a first-hand, up-close look at many amazing curiosities of our collections.
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L.A. Nature Fest: March 18 and 19

Sometimes people think there is no nature in a big city like Los Angeles. But there is, and the more you know how to look at it, the more nature you’ll see.  The L.A. Nature Fest is perfect for everybody – whether you’re a hiking machine or you barely go outside – because it celebrates the city’s surprising wildlife in fun ways. You’ll be blown away by the plants, the animals, their incredible survival stories, the best ways to see them, and the people devoted to protecting and studying them. L.A. Nature Fest unfolds in our very own Nature Gardens, which are great because they’re easy to explore, but they’re also an active research site – a place where our scientists do real research and our educators explain nature’s coolest stories. Each day will be filled with performances, hands-on workshops and tours. You won’t believe what’s out there!  #lanaturefest

Selected partnering organizations; please register HERE. 

This festival is your hub, resource, and interactive experience to learn about the nature around you. 





The L.A. Nature Fest is proudly sponsored again by LADWP: