Blog for Connecting to Nature

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If we could only listen to the time...the wind, the water...the trees telling us how time is passing, we would all be more grounded, happier and tranquil. Rolland Smith's words remind us nature is a balm, a salve and a necessity for our very being.

Background of a desert landscape, but in front, on the left, there is a purple transparency box with white text that is included in the body of this post. On the right, in front, are three photos of a cactus, a bobcat, and a building. On the bottom left is an illustration of a roadrunner
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Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson or participate online with our virtual program. NAAEE’s 2022 conference will focus on the powerful role education can play in creating healthier communities and tackling today’s complex environmental and social issues. Register today!

A large paper flip chart with markers and a writing prompt that reads “Hopes for Today.” Photo credit: Kathy Tenga-Gonzalez, Maine Sea Grant
A large paper flip chart with markers and a writing prompt that reads “Hopes for Today.” Photo credit: Kathy Tenga-Gonzalez, Maine Sea Grant
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In the latest eeBLUE Harvest Stories, Maine Sea Grant and partners work together to make new aquaculture learning opportunities accessible to more than just the coast.

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Storytelling matters! In the words of Dr. Eric Umstead, professor of Special Education: "I wasn't good at anything that required memorization and was taught in a direct fashion. I suppose it was my want to spend time on things that mattered to me or someone took the time to explain how it mattered to me. For better or worse, that's why I always try to tie content that matters to stories to people can connect."

"B-WET 20 years and growing" blue text next to light blue water drop illustration with two people and a plant inside
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Visit the B-WET 20th-anniversary website for stories that illustrate how the B-WET program has impacted students, schools, and communities over the past 20 years. And look for B-WET posts highlighting #BWET20andGROWING on NOAA Education’s social media and B-WET’s Facebook page on August 8-19.