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Help save an injured raptor!

Fontenelle Forest rescues and rehabilitates over 500 birds of prey every year from throughout the state of Nebraska. Your support makes this possible! Click Here to make a donation Every week, we receive multiple calls to our Raptor Recovery Hotline (1-866-888-7261) from people throughout the state of Nebraska – from…

Fontenelle Forest Guild

The Fontenelle Forest Guild is a volunteer group dedicated to preserving Fontenelle Forest’s properties and promoting its initiatives. Established in 1969, the Guild plays a vital role in advancing and supporting the Forest’s mission. The Guild coordinates our principal yearly fundraising event Feather Our Nest and is responsible for raising…

Paying Attention is a Form of Prayer

Watie White presents Paying Attention is a Form of Prayer Opening and brunch artist’s/poets’ talk Sunday, Oct. 15 from 11 AM to 1 PM Please click here to register for this free event. Exhibition on display from October 15, 2017 until January 2018 In September 2017, Watie White Studio in…

Beer on the Boardwalk Returns!

Beer on the Boardwalk Saturday, September 16 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. $20 for Forest members / $30 for non-members This is a 21+ event. Please bring your ID. Click Here to Register Fontenelle Forest’s Beer on the Boardwalk is back by popular demand! There is no event in the…

Canoe the Great Marsh

All dates for 2017 are sold out. Thank you so much for your support of Fontenelle Forest. We hope you had as much fun this year as we did! See you in 2018. Summer 2016 marked the second season of providing our Canoe the Great Marsh program to wonderful people…

Why are we so Connected to Savannas?

The African savanna, a habitat type defined as open grasslands with scattered stands of trees and dense woods in the low valleys and along waterways, is very similar to the historic and restored oak savannas of Fontenelle Forest. In some studies, researchers found that grassy, tree-dotted savannas apparently prevailed “for…

Happy Trails!

Omaha Gives! – the annual day of community giving – is Wednesday, May 24th. Schedule your donation to Fontenelle Forest today. Click here to make an Omaha Gives! donation now. This year, your supports helps create happy trails! The money raised during Omaha Gives! will be used to renovate and…

We did it!

210 donors helped us exceed our Omaha Gives! goals We received a tidal wave of support during yesterday’s Omaha Gives! from 210 incredible donors. But, it wasn’t just the donors who made a difference, it was the people who shared our posts, who spoke up to friends and family about the…

Watercolor in the Wetlands

Watercolor in the Wetlands takes places on May 13 from 1 to 3 pm. Click here to register. $25 for members / $35 for non-members. Time is to be treasured. If you are interested in Watercolor in the Wetlands, what it really boils down to is time and spending it…

Spring is in the Air

Spring is nearly upon us and the Forest is lively with the chatter of birds and of school children. Our spring programming with Bellevue, OPS and area Archdiocese students is picking up and we are looking forward to a busy season in the Education department. We will welcome thousands of…

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