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Phone: 650-493-8000
2560 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto
California 94303
USA
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Target demographics: insire a love of science and nature.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 15,000 people.

Geographic areas served: San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

Programs: 500 classroom programs and 125 field trips each year, serving 10,000 local children in schools and 5,000 people at the EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve.

Mission:
To promote the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education.
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04/26/12
As an elementary school teach, I had used EV programs in my classrooms. I had always been an advocate for involving young children more deeply in hands-on, basic science experiences — young kids eat this up. There is a great need to have these interests piqued early so they can begin to understand... more »
04/23/12
As a child, I clearly remember the Environmental Volunteers (EV) coming to my school and doing a program with my class. The program involved creating a food web with a ball of yarn and finger puppets that represented each of the animals in the web. When the web was complete, the volunteer pulled ... more »
04/08/12
The EV organization is what every nonprofit should strive to be - effective, well-run, of highest integrity and a beloved pillar in the communities it serves. I've been a volunteer docent and a supporter for years and am reminded at every point of coming in contact what a decent, dedicated group ... more »
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