Accessing Nature Resources

Accessing Natural Areas

Natural areas can provide great relief during these times, but it is essential that we interact with them in a responsible way. Therefore, please check local restrictions before heading out and when outside, remember to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Please use this quick interactive link to find natural and recreation areas in each state. 

Helping Nature While at Home

For those of you who need to stay home, here are some things you can do to support natural areas conservation.

Support Legislative Action

Make your voice heard

Recovering America's Wildlife Act

Botany Bill

Support Queen Bees

Springtime is critical

Thanks to our partners at the

Xerces Society

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Share the Science

Stewardship in Action

No time to write a manuscript, but have good work to share? 

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For those of you who are now homeschooling or looking for educational videos during your stay indoors, Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter and plenary speaker for the  2020 Natural Areas Conference, put together this video to teach kids (and adults) about importance of beavers in nature.


Join the people who protect and manage our natural areas.