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Fontenelle Forest transforms into Hogwarts this November 9 & 10

A Night at the Forbidden Forest November 9, 6-9 p.m., 21+ only Unleash your inner child and immerse yourself in the magic of Fontenelle Forest! Journey out into our forbidden forest to hunt for Horcruxes, or take your O.W.L.s via our Pub Quiz designed to challenge even the most knowledgeable…

Winter Break Camps return to Fontenelle Forest!

Join us this winter to experience Fontenelle Forest on and off trails. During camp, we’ll be outdoors hiking, exploring, discovering, and inside playing games, making crafts, and so much more. Dress for the weather Please make sure your camper bring a hearty lunch, we will provide a nutritious snack Be…

Archaeology Lecture Series Announced

On display through December, 2018, these artifacts have not been seen since they were unearthed here nearly 100 years ago. See upcoming lectures and programs about the life of Nebraska Phase Culture and learn more about the archaeologist Robert Gilder. All programs are free for members unless otherwise specified. September…

August and September public canoe trips

Come experience Fontenelle Forest’s Great Marsh with a partner or a group! There is so much to see and hear in this secluded wetland habitat. From owls to beavers, the rising sun or full moon, don’t miss out on this adventure! This paddling program is perfect for those just getting…

Leading a Nature-Rich Life Luncheon with author Richard Louv

On November 7, 2018 at the Beardmore Event Center of Bellevue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., join us for Leading a Nature-Rich Life featuring the best-selling author of Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv. His work has inspired the international movement to cure “nature deficit disorder.” Reserve your…

What a great week!

We were thrilled to see our members enjoying new and well-loved programs during Member Appreciation Week. We started the week with the first-ever Shrinrin-Yoku walk, a Japanese practice, is also known as forest therapy, forest bathing, or forest medicine.  This practice has been shown to reduce stress and improve mood….

What summer camps can do for a child’s mental wellness

When a young person comes to the Forest for summer camp, there are a few things that are givens: They will have fun. They will get dirty. They will learn about the natural world. What is harder to measure before the experience is how life-changing their time in the Forest…

This is the perfect gift you’ve been looking for!

Looking for a unique gift, maybe for a birthday, baby shower, or graduation gift? Sponsor a raptor and offer dad something completely new, local, and supportive of the Forest! Purchase Online Birds of prey, such as eagles, falcons, hawks, owls, and vultures, have a vital role in our ecosystem. Fontenelle…

Feather Our Nest 2018

Join the Fontenelle Forest Guild and Honorary Chair Carol Russell for our largest fundraising event of the year – Feather Our Nest! Come celebrate and support our education, conservation, and recreational programs.

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