Learning Center

The Forest provides many learning opportunities. Are you interested in colors on Forest such as Fall Colors or blooming schedules? Interested in Bird watching? We even created a bird checklist for you on the Nature & Science Page!

We have information posted on History and Culture and Outdoor Safety, as well as some links posted to the right-hand side of the pages to provide additional information for your visit on the Monongahela National Forest.


White Nose Syndrome in Bats

White Nose Syndrome is a serious disease that is affecting our bats.  It is spread from bat to bat as they cluster in caves and mines.  Bats with White Nose Syndrome use up their winter fat stores too quickly and do not have enough energy reserves to hibernate the entire winter.

Printable "Battle for Bats" Brochure


Discover Nature Day at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

An enthralled toddler turns her attention from a kiosk momentarily to pose for the camera

Discover Nature Day, held each year at  at Seneca Rocks Discovery Center is an entire day geared toward school-aged children who want to learn more about the natural world.