Aquarium of the Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. It’s nearly 1,000 species fill 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits and take visitors on a journey throughout the Pacific Ocean's three regions: Southern California/Baja, the Tropical Pacific and the Northern Pacific. They offer a wide array of programs for preschool to adult ages.
Audubon Center at Debs Park
The Center's mission is to inspire people to experience, understand and care for the local natural world. The nature-based education and community programs at Debs Park are designed to engage children and their families in the outdoor world, and to give them a personal stake in its protection by making environmental issues relevant to their lives.
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an educational, recreational and research facility devoted to encouraging active public participation to promote knowledge and conservation of marine life in Southern California.
Clean LA is a County of Los Angeles portal to programs that help residents, businesses and government keep the County clean and sustainable.
Community Nature Connection
Mission to increase access to the outdoors for diverse communities through innovative programming and in partnership with the communities they serve. For information on their virtual blog click here.
The Environmental Defenders Rock the Planet – You Can Change the World Tour is a 30-minute, high-energy assembly program that is free to all elementary schools in Los Angeles County. This exciting, music-driven show encourages students in grades K-5 to identify environmental issues and actions kids can take themselves to reduce and prevent pollution.
Heal the Bay
Heal the Bay provides hands on, interdisciplinary educational programs for students K-12. Their topics cover a range of programs, including pollution awareness and prevention, stormwater education, and environmental stewardship.
Latino Outdoors - Los Angeles
Latino Outdoors mission is to inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities in the outdoors and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative, ensuring Latino history, heritage, and leadership are valued and represented.
The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Occupying the heart of the historic Rancho Santa Anita, The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a unique 127 acre historical museum and botanic garden located in the city of Arcadia. Home to plant collections from all over the world, including many rare and endangered species, the Arboretum also houses outdoor historical landmarks representative of the major phases of California history. The Arboretum offers numerous outdoor education programs for children and families.
Los Angeles County Library
Kids and teachers can access the current virtual programming as well as having access to the libraries online books, book clubs, homework assistance, animated books, activities, etc.
Los Angeles County Office of Education
The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is the nation's largest regional education agency. Under the leadership of Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo, LACOE provides a range of programs and services to support the county's 80 school districts and more than 2 million preschool and school-age children.
Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion
The Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion (ELC) was developed to bring textbook and classroom learning to life while showcasing the City's commitment to protecting public health and the environment. The ELC addresses the need for increased public environmental education through docent led tours of our environmental education exhibits which are compliant to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Visitors explore their role in Clean Water Treatment and Conservation, Watershed Protection and Solids Resources Management.
Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors: CAN THE TRASH! Clean Beach Poster Contest
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to enter Los Angeles County's CAN THE TRASH! Clean Beach Poster Contest. Winners will have their artwork displayed around trash barrels on the beach.
Nature for All
Nature for All's goal is to build a diverse base of support for ensuring that everyone in the Los Angeles area - no matter where they live - has equitable access to the wide range of benefits that nature can provide.
Roots and Shoots
Roots & Shoots provides educators with real tools that develop students’ 21st-century learning skills, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and a spirit of collaboration. The Roots & Shoots model and curriculum allows you to guide students through the 4-Step Formula to identify projects, grow compassionate traits, and teach leadership skills to cultivate a generation of change-makers.
Star Eco Station
Working in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other government and environmental organizations, STAR ECO Station provides a last chance for illegal or abandoned at-risk exotic wildlife, as well as environmental education outreach programs in over 40 California school districts.
TreePeople's mission is to inspire the people of Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest - educating, training and supporting residents as they plant and care for trees and improve the neighborhoods in which they live, learn, work and play. The K-12 education programs raise environmental awareness, while enriching academic lessons and teaching life skills.