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NatureFind features over 12,000 amazing nature places throughout the country - and more than 10,000 events each month!

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  • Big Leaf Maples

    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…
  • Volunteering

    Over 137,000 people volunteered in our National Parks last year, for a total of 5.2 million hours.  In California parks there were 40,000 volunteers contributing over 1 million hours.  Portland’s Forest Park had more than 1,000 volunteers and the Cascades Raptor Center thrives because of the benefit of 10 full-time equivalent volunteer workers.  Those are just a few examples of the work…
  • 1 million events!

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    NatureFind is proud to have curated and published information on over 1 million nature events….we are inspired by the staff and volunteers who have put on those events, and our mission is to help more people connect to what they’re offering. Amazingly, every one of those million events has been filtered by NatureFind staff to make sure they offer a…
  • The foundation of NatureFind is our partners

    The nature centers, state parks, botanical gardens and other incredible organizations who submit their events really define who we are at NatureFind. We learn more every day about the amazing reach that these groups have in their local communities and are so excited to be connected to what they’re doing. Did you know that according to the Outdoor Industry Association…

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