Mission: The mission is to bridge the gap between people of all ages and nature. The goal is to promote understanding and stewardship of the natural world. This is accomplished by providing nature oriented programs featuring live animal ambassadors at our audience's location.
Programs: In 2017, echoes of nature continued to provide engaging and informative nature oriented programs to audiences of all ages. The programs were provided at schools, daycare centers, adult centers, birthday parties, and community events. In order to provide enrichment to senior citizens at facilities with limited financial resources, echoes of nature works with each facility's budget. The schools age programs are designed to support the maryland state environmental literacy standards. The presence of live animal ambassadors brings the environmental curriculums to life. For 2017, echoes of nature reached an estimated audience of well over 27,000. This marks the fifth straight year of reaching over 20,000 people.