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iNaturalist is an online network that helps you to identify the plants and animals around you. It connects you with a community of over 750,000 scientists and naturalists who can help you learn about nature. 

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Gahagan Bird Count 


Past counts can be seen on eBird. Connect through the eBird link.  At the eBird website,   click on the “Explore” tab, then click on "Explore Hotspots,” then type in "Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve."

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Smithsonian Learning Lab


The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning.

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AuSable Birding Trail


This trail highlights the remarkable birding habitat throughtout the Houghton Lake, Higgins Lake, Grayling, Roscommon, St. Helen and Ausable River areas.

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Get Outdoors!


Tips and advice on how to get your family on track and away from Nature-Deficit Disorder

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