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For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.
Where stone meets soil.
Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
Dig for dinosaurs, wonder at live insects, and organize your own diorama.
Watch butterflies take flight around you in this seasonal exhibition.
Nest Neighbors Bring Good Fortune Across the Globe
Join Acorn Jones (the only squirrel we have on staff) for a hike from Wild L.A.
Spring is mating season for alligator lizards. From Baja California to British Columbia, we need your help to study their mating behavior.
Collaborate with NHM scientists to explore the wild side of your city
Your photos can help science get a better picture of our natural world
Everyday is Earth Day when you know how to find nature where ever you are.
Learn about simple ways to collect and observe bugs with materials you have at home.
Online programming celebrating L.A. Nature Fest is now available!
DIY Bird Feeder: Attract birds to your garden by building your own bird feeder.