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Staying safe as the country reopens

Published on June 11, 2020 under Uncategorized
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 reopen, everyone must continue to…
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Continuing to get outside during quarantine

Published on April 30, 2020 under Uncategorized
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 can improve not only your…
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Important update regarding COVID-19 cancellations

Published on March 16, 2020 under Uncategorized
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 starting to use in our…
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Fall and Phenology

Published on October 17, 2019 under Uncategorized
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 events like flowering and animal…
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Solstice

Published on June 18, 2018 under Uncategorized
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.
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Plogging for the Planet

Published on April 1, 2018 under Uncategorized
Plogging for the Planet
Are you a multitasker who loves the outdoors, exercise, and helping save the planet? Plogging (#plogging) is the newest fitness trend that benefits you and the environment. Plogging is a combination of the words jogging and “plocka up,” Swedish for “pick up.” Basically, it means picking up litter while you’re exercising outdoors. Whether you're walking, hiking, jogging, biking, paddleboarding or…
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Earth Day Every Day

Published on April 1, 2018 under Uncategorized
Earth Day Every Day
While April 22 is Earth Day (#EarthDay2018), you can make every day Earth Day by making small changes or choices. Often these choices can also save you money as well. Set your thermostat (heat / AC) to a moderate temperature (wear a sweater indoors when using the heating system, and not when using air-conditioning). Combine errands for fewer car trips,…
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Big Leaf Maples

Published on November 5, 2015 under Uncategorized
The Big Leaf Maple has been known as the 'paddle tree' to the Lakwungen First Nations people of Vancouver because its wood is used to make paddles, oars and also spindle wheels. Who knew? -- I didn't until recently, though I've walked past and marveled at the very large leaves for a long time.  The trees are abundant in the…
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Events around the country

Published on March 16, 2015 under Uncategorized
Events around the country
We have the pleasure of seeing information on thousands of nature events each week around the country.  The titles themselves tell a story....here is an example of a few of the events added this week: 45 Ton Whale Talk Backyard Habitat Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Palace Gardens Dinosaur Train Garden Workshop Grafting for the Future Historical Southport Bicycle Tours Kayak Through History Kids…
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