My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Placer Nature Center, Auburn, CA, USA
Placer Nature Center is the local environmental education equivalent of the "little engine that could". With an enthusiastic group of volunteers and a tiny, but very energetic staff, PNC provides outdoor education to thousands of school children each year. In addition, Placer Nature Center delivers programs for families on weekend days, and provides a wonderful science/sustainability/nature lecture series to the Placer County community each year. As a board member and volunteer docent, I have met many good people who not only want a healthy natural and social environment in our community, but who are helping to build it!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have seen families experience a sense of wonder at the natural world and its features which they didn't even know were part of their community.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would like to help Placer Nature Center grow in membership and public presence. Even though they are doing much with so little funding, it would be nice to see the organization have the resources needed to offer more programs to the community and to bring more students to the Nature Center