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For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.
Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.”
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco
The story of L.A.’s most famous feline.
Explore how people, place, and possibility helped create Los Angeles.
Nature Bioblitz at Transfiguration Church
Youth ages 5-19 will learn how to do science in their community by taking part in a bioblitz to find wildlife in their neighborhood.
Nature Gardens Exploration: Bug Netting
Drop in to the Nature Gardens to catch and release some of the insects that call L.A. home.
L.A. Nature Fest
L.A. Nature Fest is a two-day festival that celebrates L.A.'s wild side!
Homeschool Day: Amazing Habitats!
Explore the diversity of habitats on earth, both past and present!
Join us for new, science-infused mini-adventures!
The group was thrilled to take tours of the Nature Gardens and our expansive collections, meet our friendly staff, and learn about working at museums.
Fall in love with silent films at the inaugural Newhallywood Silent Film Festival 2020
In Los Angeles, you can find nature in some unexpected places. NHM's SuperProject keeps track with help from the community.
Maiz Connolly shares her macro photos of wild behavior on the coyote bush
A sneak peek at NHM's Wild L.A. - A nature guide for Angelenos. The following is one of 100 species accounts in the book.
Take a walk on nature’s wild side
Your first place to discover L.A.
While NHM is not currently working on these projects, they have influenced our current community science projects.
Community science (sometimes called citizen science) mobilizes volunteers to work alongside scientists to help answer questions about the world.