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Whether you're a new user or a veteran, we hope the following tips will help you feel right at home! Have fun exploring natural communities!

water droplets on a blade of grass

The Basics

Learn your way around Explore Natural Communities.

Water Droplets - Paresh Mashete
close-up of common milkweed flowers

Map Viewer Tutorial

Get the most out of the interactive park maps.

Common Milkweed at Fort Custer - Jacob Enos
close-up of a sunflower

Tips for Users

Find tips tailored to different kinds of people.

DSC_2042 - Philippa Willitts.
close-up of feathers

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Find the answer to your question.

Feathers - Lawrence Rayner
Photo Credits: Banner image: Palm Springs green leaf - roam and shoot; The Basics photo: Water Droplets - Paresh Mashete; Map Viewer Tutorial photo: Common Milkweed at Fort Custer - Jacob Enos; Tips for Users photo: DSC_2043 - Philippa Willitts; FAQ photo: Feathers - Lawrence Rayner.