Welcome to Stories, a place to explore—and be inspired by—the wonder of our natural and cultural worlds.

Match Point
Fire is a hot-button issue. Regan Dunn, Interim Assistant Deputy Director and Assistant Curator at La Brea Tar Pits, looks at the pervasive planetary issue with a long-term lens.
Nature Gardens Turn 10
A look back—and forward–at all the nature thriving in NHM’s Nature Gardens.
City Nature Challenge All Stars
The tally from NHM’s annual collaborative urban nature global event is in, and the results will astound you! Meet some of the keen-eyed uber observers of L.A.’s wild scene, our stellar local community participants.
Drink in Your Summer Garden
The Museum's manager of horticulture, Daniel Feldman, identifies five plants—for your garden and ours—that thrive in summer. 
Let's Go Birding!
Join a student-guided avian adventure
Kickball. Soccer. Birding. Birding?!
By Esperanza Elementary School students Bryan Lopez, Ervin Paxtor, Yanny Reyes Sanchez, and their principal, Brad Rumble.  
Angelenos Building Community: Celebrating Christian La Mont, Latino Outdoors
Bringing together Latinx hikers, campers, and environmentalists in Los Angeles
A History of Hydrocarbons
Explore how 20 million years of geology fueled car culture in L. A.