Nature Lab Features

Demonstration Area

Come watch scientists sort specimens from BioSCAN, and when the scientists are in their labs, look at specimens up close through microscopes.


Memory Maps

Explore 16 unique stories about L.A. nature, and then share your own!


Live Animals

Brown rats, tarantulas, geckos, Harvester ants, an American bullfrog, and a Southern Pacific rattlesnake named Obsidian are all here.



Fun media interactive stations where you can explore backyard sounds, find out how introduced species became so successful in Los Angeles, and learn how scientists identify bugs.


Nature Day at Pico Rivera

January 9, 2018