Want to learn about the Forest on the go? Our naturalists have some recommendations to help you identify plants and animals while you’re on the trails.


Seek by iNaturalist

This app allows you to use image recognition technology to identify the plants and animals all around you. Take to the trails and snap some pictures to identify wildlife, plants and fungi to learn about the organisms all around you.

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Merlin Bird ID

Merlin Bird ID can help you identify birds by both sight and sound through the following features:

  • Bird ID Wizard: Answer three simple questions about a bird you are trying to identify and Merlin will give you a list of possible matches.
  • Sound ID: Allow the app to listen to the birds around you and get real-time suggestions for who’s singing.
  • Photo ID: Snap a photo of a bird, or pull one in from your camera roll, and Photo ID will offer a short list of possible matches.
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Programs and Events at Fontenelle Forest  

Visitors of all ages can learn about nature during one of our many guided hikes, children’s day camps, or family-friendly programs and events throughout the year.  

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