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Outdoor Time Reduces Stress

New Film Highlights Overloaded Stressed-Out Kids

3/9/2011 // By Mary Burnette

A new documentary film being embraced by parents and teachers alike may explain why we have a generation of kids so totally disconnected from nature. Race to Nowhere, being shown in hundreds of theaters, schools and to organizations nationwide highlights […] Read more >

New White House Report on Great Outdoors

2/16/2011 // By Mary Burnette

Today President Obama is announcing a new conservation and recreation agenda for the country, detailed in a report entitled “America’s Great Outdoors.” The President established the America’s Great Outdoors initiative in April of 2010 and charged several government agencies to […] Read more >

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Looking for An Excuse to Party? Here is a Squirrely One

1/18/2011 // By Mary Burnette

Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day on January 21, 2011 by giving these furry friends something to munch on as they scrounge for winter food sources. Read more >

Santa goes green

Santa Goes Green

12/22/2010 // By Mary Burnette

For years, my husband has wrapped all his Christmas presents in the comic pages from our newspaper. This year there is even a present under the tree wrapped in the flyer from our local supermarket listing this week’s holiday specials. […] Read more >

Outdoor Time Helps Kids Get Sunshine Vitamin

11/30/2010 // By Mary Burnette

Vitamin D levels are increased by the Institute of Medicine. Mother Nature can help kids get their recommended daily amount. Read more >

Hike and Seek Hikers

Kids Discover Nature with NWF’s Hike & Seek at Seneca Creek State Park

10/5/2010 // By Mary Burnette

After three days of torrential rain, the bright morning sun was welcomed by NWF’s Hike & Seekers at Seneca Creek State Park on Saturday. The air was crisp and clean, perfect for a hike in the woods to discover the […] Read more >

Introducing Our Nature Haiku Contest

8/17/2010 // By Mary Burnette

Nature is the best Inspires words of happiness Let me share my joy The Japanese art of Haiku requires a creative mind, and nature can provide one of the best sources of inspiration to get the creative juices flowing. Writing […] Read more >

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