Earth Day 2021

Earth Day this year is April 22, 2021. It’s been a different year, for certain, since the last time we celebrated. The United States is re-joining the Paris Climate Accord, and extreme and unusual weather continues to occur around the world. The theme of Earth Day 2021 is “Restore Our Earth.” You can find out […]

Celebrate National Park Week! April 17-25

April 17-25 is National Park Week! National Parks across the United States will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate our national parks and how people can enjoy these special places. Take this week to explore (maybe virtually!) your local natural, heritage, and cultural sites.   Some events may be held in-person or online. […]

Going outside this winter? Stay warm!

Winter is here, and for some in more northern or frigid climates, that means that being outside can get miserable.   In the Northeast, you can get dry, sub-20 degree days that are still full of sunshine. Feet upon feet of snow might line the sidewalks of your street, and you can see the neighborhood […]

Happy Holidays

Best wishes for a happy holidays!  Interest in nature outings is up a lot during the pandemic, so check out NatureFind’s listings.  And we’d like to feature our long-time partner, Discover the Forest, which has our information and lots more about things to do.  And thank you to The Ad Council and the US Forest […]

Staying safe as the country reopens

Hi all! We at Naturefind are so glad to see the enthusiasm you all have for getting outside and experiencing nature during our nationwide lockdown, especially those of you who are continuing to practice safe and healthy physical and social distancing guidelines. As more and more places such as parks, playgrounds, museums, and recreation centers […]

Continuing to get outside during quarantine

Hello all, As we enter the month of May, some states are beginning to re-open different services and relax social distancing regulations, while others remain shut to stop the spread of COVID-19. For either case, it is important to remember that during times of stress and uncertainty, keeping an active routine and spending time outside […]

Important update regarding COVID-19 cancellations

Hello Nature Friends! We are thankful that you have used as a resource during this uncertain and stressful time. As health officials daily call for the cancellation of social events and emphasize self-isolation and social distancing, it is important to consider our physiological and physical health. Social distancing is a new term we are all […]

Fall and Phenology

Are the leaves changing color in your neighborhood? Are you noticing different birds in the area, or plants in bloom? These changes are all a reflection of Phenology – nature’s calendar. The USA National Phenology Network’s (NPN) website notes that “Phenology is a key component of life on earth.” They note that: Changes in phenological […]

Solstice

A few more lengthening days…and then the cycle begins anew.  We hope you are enjoying these long warmer days wherever you are, and that NatureFind is helping you find more nature nearby.