Connecting to Nature
Connecting to Nature

Connecting to Nature

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A young child wearing a red backpack and holding a stuffed toy bear, stands on a ridge and looks out at some hills on a foggy day
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The "culture of danger," as in child-proofing homes, daycare facilities, and outside play areas, has touched every aspect of early childhood education. How can one go about playing in backyards and play areas when one lives near bears, moose, and coyotes? It is all about acquiring knowledge of wildlife behavior and discovering the special capabilities of very young children.

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50 Ways Forest and Outdoor Learning Experiences...

November 28, 2022

How do forests and outdoor learning experiences benefit child development? This article covers the...

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You’re Invited: Help Close the Nature Gap by...

November 28, 2022

On Tuesday, December 13th at 6:30pm EST/3:30pm PST, join Picture Motion and Camping to Connect for...

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EPA Calls for Applications for the 2023 President...

November 28, 2022

EPA is excited to announce the application period for the President’s Environmental Youth Award (...

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New ANCA Journal

November 28, 2022

How are nature center leaders impacting their communities? Find out in the latest issue of...

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Survey: What Is the Current Practice of...

November 28, 2022

All who have been teaching ecology to any degree in any undergraduate course are invited to...

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Plant Heroes

November 28, 2022

Explore our online library of free lessons, journal pages, conservation comics, field guides, and...

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