Friends of Madrona Marsh

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A successful partnership of life, community, and the City of Torrance.

Kids' Den

volunteer at Madrona Marsh

Join our Tyke Hike

1st Thursdays of Every Month
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

For ages 3 months - 6 years.

$5 donation requested.

Hey Kids, bring your favorite adult!

Let's hike on the Madrona Marsh Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature.

For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.


You can learn fun things about different animals at the Madrona Marsh.

For example... Did you know that Pacific Tree Frogs have different colors depending on what habitat they reside in? Pacific Tree Frogs can change their skin color at will depending on the surrounding temperatures, light, mood, and humidity. Pacifc Tree Frogs have been known to range in colors including bright green, cream, tannish brown, reddish brown, dark green, and even yellow!

Pacific Frog -green  Pacific Frog brown

Snake skin sheddings and fur you can feel at the Nature Center!

The Exhibit Hall snake skin sheddings and real raccoon, possum, squirrel furs that you can touch. There are always science projects going on at the Nature Center that anyone can participate in. Ask your parents or guardians to call or bring you to the Madrona Marsh Nature Center or to the Madrona Marsh Preserve and hike with us!

Coloring Fun

Click images below to print and color drawings, and learn about the animals of Madrona Marsh Preserve.

red tail hawk drawing
red tail hawk drawing
baby blue eyes
bird topography
dogbane leaf beetle

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