Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire a passion, awareness and respect for the environment and preserve and protect for future generations the history and ecosystem of Placerita Canyon. We offer public education programs and are rebuilding our museum into a state of the art interpretive center. We need your donations for our programs and operations including taking care of our educational animals who live on premises. All donations are tax deductible and we will acknowledge your donations with a letter for your tax file. You will not be put on a mailing list and please accept our thanks for your generosity.

Please make out your check to “PCNCA” (Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates) and drop it off at the nature center or mail it to:

19152 Placerita Canyon Road
Newhall, CA 91321


Or, if you wish, you can make a donation to support our work using PayPal by clicking on the following link:

Other ways to donate include our Adopt an Animal program or stop by our gift shop in the main office. Our gift shop contains many children’s items for under a dollar as well as nature books, tee shirts, and games.

Thank You for Your Donations!


If you can help in any other way, please call the center at 661-259-7721, or email