Become a Member of the Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates

Our mission is to develop in children and adults an appreciation of the natural world and to preserve Eaton Canyon as a natural area for future generations. 


  • Co-sponsors the Nature Center programs
  • Trains volunteer Docent Naturalists to teach school groups, lead nature walks, and help staff the Center
  • Assists staff with visitor services and animal care, and operates the gift shop
  • Conducts a lively program of social events, field trips, and ongoing training as a chapter of the Nature Center Associates, a non-profit volunteer group supporting the Natural Areas of Los Angeles County.

Membership Benefits

1)    Receive the "Pawprints" newsletter with events and special interest articles and program announcements.
2)    Free admission to Moonlight Hikes and Twilight Programs
3)    Receive a 10% discount on all gift shop purchases.
4)    Invitation to Members Only events
5)    Access to the Eaton Canyon Nature Center Library


View the ECNCA Bylaws:

How to Become a Member

Stop in at the Nature Center or send your name, address, city, state, zip, and telephone number to: ECNCA, 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, California 91107.

Choose one of the membership options below, include a check payable to ECNCA, and indicate on the check which type of membership (e.g., "Family Membership").  Remember that your contribution is tax-deductible.  Thank you.

$30  -  Individual
$15  -  Senior (62+)
$30  -  Senior Family
$15  -  Student
$45  -  Family
$75  -  Friend
$100 - Sage Saver
$250 - Chaparral Contributor
$500 - Riparian Guardian
$750 - Oak Woodlands Protector
$1,000 - Wildlands Angel